Inspiring Quotes in Praise of Teachers

Inspiring Quotes in Praise of Teachers

As summer come to a close, thoughts of reading, writing and arithmetic arise, even for those of us who are many years removed from our school days. Teachers play a vital role in our lives and are worthy of our esteem and gratitude—especially at this time of the year. Enjoy these words that honor those who strive to broaden our horizons and open our eyes to new possibities.

  • A teacher is a compass that activates the magnets of curiosity, knowledge, and the wisdom in the pupils.—Ever Garrison

    A teacher is a compass that activates the magnets of curiosity, knowledge, and the wisdom in the pupils.—Ever Garrison

  • Educations breed confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.—Confucious

    Educations breed confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.—Confucious

  • Teach the children so it will not be necessary to teach the adults.—Abraham Lincoln

    Teach the children so it will not be necessary to teach the adults.—Abraham Lincoln

  • Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.—Benjamin Franklin

  • It is the supreme of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.—Albert Einstein

    It is the supreme of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.—Albert Einstein

  • When you learn, teach. When you get, give.—Maya Angelou

    When you learn, teach. When you get, give.—Maya Angelou

  • What we learn with pleasure, we never forget.--Alfred Mercier

    What we learn with pleasure, we never forget.—Alfred Mercier

  • The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.—B. B. King

    The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.—B. B. King

  • A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.—Henry Adams

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

  • A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.—Brad Henry

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

  • The [person] who can make hard things easy is the educator.—Ralph Waldo Emerson

    The [person] who can make hard things easy is the educator.—Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • A good teacher is like a candle—it consumes itself to light the way for others.—Author unknown

    A good teacher is like a candle—it consumes itself to light the way for others.—Author unknown

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