Teacher Appreciation Day Quotes by Dan Rather, Jacques Barzun, John Cotton Dana, Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton, Patricia Neal, Khalil Gibran and many others.
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’.
In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day’s work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.
A master can tell you what he expects of you. A teacher, though, awakens your own expectations.
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.
What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches.
The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.
The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task.
Teachers open the door … you enter by yourself.
The children are now working as if I did not exist.
A good teacher is like a candle – it consumes itself to light the way for others.
The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.