Teacher Quotes

Some of these apply even if you’re not a teacher.  Enjoy!


To love what you do and feel that it matters- how could anything be more fun? ~ Katherine Graham

You make a living by what you get, but you make a life by what you give. ~Unknown Author

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.  ~ Theodore Roosevelt

You know how to tell if the teacher is hung over?  Movie Day.
~ Jay Mohr

I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.  ~Lily Tomlin as "Edith Ann"

If a doctor, lawyer, or dentist had 40 people in his office at one time, all of whom had different needs, and some of whom didn't want to be there and were causing trouble, and the doctor, lawyer, or dentist, without assistance, had to treat them all with professional excellence for nine months, then he might have some conception of the classroom teacher's job.  ~Donald D. Quinn

A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.  ~Horace Mann

The mediocre teacher tells.  The good teacher explains.  The superior teacher demonstrates.  The great teacher inspires.  ~William Arthur Ward

To teach is to learn twice.  ~Joseph Joubert, Pensées, 1842

The secret of teaching is to appear to have known all your life what you just learned this morning.  ~Author Unknown

The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.  ~Mark Van Doren

1 comment:

  1. You make a living by what you get, but you make a life by what you give. ~Unknown Author

    love that quote! :]


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