21 Inspirational Quotes About Teachers to Pick You Up on Tough Days

In the spirit of encouragement and appreciation for educators, here are 21 inspirational quotes about teachers to lift your spirits on those challenging days:

1.”The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.” – Mark Van Doren

2.”A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.” – Brad Henry

3.”Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.” – Jacques Barzun

4.”Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.” – Aristotle

5.”Teachers have three loves: love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.” – Scott Hayden

6.”I am not a teacher, but an awakener.” – Robert Frost

7.”Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” – William Butler Yeats

8.”Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.” – Gail Godwin

9.”One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings.” – Carl Jung

10.”A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” – Henry Adams

11.”What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches.” – Karl Menninger

12.”The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called ‘truth’.” – Dan Rather

13.”It’s the teacher that makes the difference, not the classroom.” – Michael Morpurgo

14.”Teachers can change lives with just the right mix of chalk and challenges.” – Joyce Meyer

15.”The best teachers are those who show you where to look but don’t tell you what to see.” – Alexandra K.Trenfor

16.”Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.” – Bob Talbert

17.”To teach is to learn twice over.” – Joseph Joubert

18.”‘Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.'” – John Steinbeck

19.”To teach is to touch a life forever.” – Anonymous

20.”‘A master can tell you what he expects of you. A teacher, though, awakens your own expectations.'” – Patricia Neal

21.”‘Technology will never replace great teachers, but technology in the hands of great teachers can be transformational.'” – George Couros

These quotes serve as reminders that educators are vital architects in shaping future generations and their dedication does not go unnoticed.

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