The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.
The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference.
In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day's work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years.
The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-trust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciples.
A teacher who can arouse a feeling for one single good action, for one single good poem, accomplishes more than he who fills our memory with rows and rows of natural objects, classified with name and form.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.
No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.
None of us got where we are solely by pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps.
"What greater gift can we offer the republic than to teach and instruct our youth?"
The job of an educator is to teach students to see vitality in themselves
Don't try to fix the students, fix ourselves first. The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior. When our students fail, we, as teachers, too, have failed.
Teaching should be such that what is offered is perceived as a valuable gift and not as a hard duty.
I've seen and met angels wearing the disguise of ordinary people living ordinary lives.
I feel a very unusual sensation - if it is not indigestion, I think it must be gratitude.
Bitter are the roots of study, but how sweet their fruit.
Follow AzQuotes on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Every day we present the best quotes! Improve yourself, find your inspiration, share with friends