Teacher Quotes

Jibu John George

A Teacher is a life long Student.

Daniel Amory

One of the professors told me last week that he feels bad teaching with the way the economy is now. ‘What’s the point?’ he said. ‘Kids aren’t getting jobs.’ You never hear faculty talk that way. He did.

Amit Kalantri

For peace read books, for success read books and take actions.. Amit Kalantri
For peace read books, for success read books and take actions.

Roy Peter Clark

A teacher of mine once said there are no true synonyms.

Ashok Kallarakkal

Failure is a great teacher; but never insist on hiring one for yourself. Learn vicariously from others' teachers.

Victor Hugo

There is in every village a torch- the schoolteacher; and an extinguisher: the priest.. Victor Hugo
There is in every village a torch- the schoolteacher; and an extinguisher: the priest.


With me, illusions are bound to be shattered. I am here to shatter all illusions. Yes, it will irritate you, it will annoy you - that's my way of functioning and working. I will sabotage you from your very roots! Unless you are totally destroyed as a mind, there is no hope for you.

Rachel Caine

Promise me, Amelie, that you’ll crucify me with silver before you allow me to fall in love.”

“I hardly think there’s any chance of that,” Amelie said. "I doubt you have the capacity.

Aprilynne Pike

Laurel, David? Would you like to share the joke with the rest of the class?" he asked, one hand on his skinny hip.
"No, sir," David said. "But thank you for asking." The students around them laughed, but Mr. james didn't look pleased. Laurel leaned back and grinned. David, one. Teacher who wishes he was as smart as David? Zero

Rachel Caine

Bite me, Goth princess,” Shane called from the back. “Not literally or anything.”
“Maybe you should say that to Michael.”
“Not funny, Eve,” Michael said.
Eve raised her eyebrows and held her fingers up, measuring off about an inch. “Little bit,” she said.

Mehmet Murat Ildan

Something always attracts us towards the ruins, because ruins remind us our fundamental problem: The problem of impermanence! Amongst the ruins we see the very end of our road! Whatever shows you the simple truth, it is your Master Teacher; whoever repeatedly recalls you of the plain truth, he is your good master!

Dejan Stojanovic

For a game, you don’t need a teacher.


In sandy soil, when deep you delve, you reach the springs below; The more you learn, the freer streams of wisdom flow.

Toba Beta

Never trust a man who teaches about death
but yet had no real experience at all about it.

Jim George

Trails are used by God to teach you humility and dependence on His grace rather than your own strength.

Henrietta C. Mears

It is my business as a Sunday school teacher to instill a divine discontent for the ordinary. Only the best possible is good enough for God. Can you say, 'God, I have done all that I can?

Rachel Caine

She can go with us to the lab and keep Myrnin pinned down while we pull the plug, if he's not... you know, better."
"Define BETTER with that guy."
"Not all fangs and raaaaar.

Rachel Caine

How'd you get to be so good at this?"
"I had a good teacher."
"Better not have been Myrnin or I'll have to kick his predatory ass."
"I mean you, dummy."

Rachel Caine

Claire said. “I might be able to get him to stop.”
“Who, crazy dude? Maybe. Or he might pull your head off,” Shane said. “I kind of worry.”
She couldn’t help but smile. “Yeah?”
“A little bit.”
“That’s …nice.”
He studied her, and returned the smile. “Yeah,” he said.

Adam Rex

Sorry I'm late," Ms. Egami said to the class. She dropped her papers, which scattered in that special way papers do when one is running late.

Fulton J. Sheen

A teacher who cannot explain any abstract subject to a child does not himself thoroughly understand his subject; if he does not attempt to break down his knowledge to fit the child's mind, he does not understand teaching.

Henri-Frédéric Amiel

To know how to suggest is the art of teaching.

Gary L. Francione

In order to be a teacher you've got to be a student first

Bob Pletka

The quality of the relationships that students have in class with their peers and teachers is important to their success in school.

William Barrett

In teaching the young you have to satisfy the schoolchild in yourself and enter the region where all meanings start. That is where, in any case, the philosopher has perpetually to start.

Gina Greenlee

The best way to teach is how you live your life.

Buky Ojelabi

The older I get, the more I realize that I am not just the student, but
The older I get, the more I realize that I am not just the student, but I am my own teacher as well.

Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

don't worry when situations get bitter. A bitter situation is a better teacher. The greatest lessons in life cannot only be found in comfort but also in the uncomfortable situations of life

Amit Kalantri

If you don't find a good teacher, find a good book.

Nirad C. Chaudhuri

I understood the life around me better, not from love, which everybody acknowledges to be a great teacher, but from estrangement, to which nobody has attributed the power of reinforcing insight

Amit Kalantri

A doctor, a teacher and a politician have no caste.

Vishwas Chavan

You are born as a complete package. Godliness, truth, abundance, peace, love, happiness, guru (the teacher), wisdom, inspiration, as well source of energy and light are all within you. Don't search for them outside. Reach for them within yourself.

Majid Kazmi

When it comes to learning success, action is your school, and failure your teacher.

Ikechukwu Izuakor

You can choose to have life as your teacher or to make life your student

John Lubbock

I cannot, however, but think that the world would be better and brighter if our teachers would dwell on the Duty of Happiness as well as the Happiness of Duty; for we ought to be as cheerful as we can, if only because to be happy ourselves is a most effectual contribution to the happiness of others.

Fiore Dei Liberi

Without books no one can be a good teacher nor even a good student of this art.

Junaid E Mustafa

Respect your teachers. Staring the glaring costs vision.

Vishwas Chavan

Remember, you are the true guru of yourself. You are therefore always with Guru - your soul. However, at various stages you meet mentors. Mentors are like lighthouse who supports navigation in a journey called life. But, it is the innocence, vision, and purity of yourself (Guru within) determines the degree of success you can achieve.

Paulo Freire

I was maybe 19 years old. And I always remember that it was a great feeling of happiness. Because of that, I said to Myles that it's no different for me if I am read­ing poetry or if I am reading Marx. I try to get the beauty in the very act of reading, you see. This is for me something that many times teachers don't try to do.

Roger Penrose

No doubt there are some who, when confronted with a line of mathematical symbols, however simply presented, can only see the face of a stern parent or teacher who tried to force into them a non-comprehending parrot-like apparent competence-a duty and a duty alone-and no hint of magic or beauty of the subject might be allowed to come through.

Adolf Hitler

As in everything, nature is the best instructor.

Kishore Bansal

Lesson learned from nature cannot be taught by teacher.

Randy Alcorn

If we can keep ourselves from interfering with the natural laws of life, mistakes can be our child's finest teachers.


I came with many knots in my heart,
like the magician's rope.

You undid them all at once.
I see now the splendor of the student
and that of the teacher's art.

Love and this body sit inside your presence,
one demolished, the other drunk.

We smile. We weep, tree limbs
turning sere, then light green.

R. N. Prasher

The Seeker, The Teacher and The Genius:
Knowing is an art; communicating that knowledge is art twice over; but it is only the genius who can use that knowledge.

Paramahamsa Nithyananda

The Stone of Guilt in the River of the Mind, the block in the flow of intelligence.
~ Paramahamsa Nithyananda

Howard Falco

Love is all that awaits you.

Molly Friedenfeld

We are not perfect. We are here to learn. Earth is one big classroom and God is our heavenly guidance counselor and teacher.

E.G. Cuartero

In life pain is a teacher you will never forget

George Matteson

Teach me, O Lord, to glory in my cross. Teach me the value of my thorns. Show me how I have climbed to You through my path of pain. Show me that it is through my tears that I have seen rainbows.

Nikki Rowe

I sat with the broken;
I whispered their names,
I let them feel for the first time; serendipity, would change the vision they see for a day

Matthew Lasar

1. Do what you say you're gonna do
2. Show up!
3. Give genuine praise whenever you can
4. Never say sorry when you don't mean it
5. Never use sarcasm in email (and use the corny ass emoticons)

Nikki Rowe

The wise teacher appears, not for the structure of the student; but for the freedom of the people.

Ujas Soni

Worst People Are the best TEACHERS.

JD Crighton

Enthusiasm is highly contagious, so what are you waiting for? Contaminate your students

Idries Shah

A short time in the presence of the Friends (the Sufis) is better than a hundred years’ sincere, obedient dedication.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Everybody dies, but great souls ressurects in our memories.

Vironika Tugaleva

This is what a real teacher does: she opens the gates of our minds to the possibilities of the soul.

Gracia Hunter

A teacher is like a magical mirror that will show you your future. Imagine if you have no teacher, it may mean you have no future.

Idries Shah

The Sufi is one who does what others do – when it is necessary. He is also one who does what others cannot do – when it is indicated.

Benjamin Franklin

Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.

John C. Lennox

It's much easier, after all, to learn mathematics from someone who's made a few mistakes. It's impossible to learn it from someone who always gets it right.

Peter Rogers

The teacher is a catalyst to convert information from a high energy state (list of facts) to a low energy state (visual concept associated with known concepts).

Aniruddha Sastikar

It is the 'Teacher', that shapes a novice; not only with his studies, but character too.

Idries Shah

...action is in fact knowledge in operation. Right action stems from right knowledge. Right knowledge is acquired through the teacher.

Idries Shah

It has truly been said that 'Humility is not so much a virtue as a necessity, in order to learn.

Idries Shah

If you seek a teacher, try to become a real student. If you want to be a student, try to find a real teacher.

Idries Shah

The man who knows must discharge a function. The one who does not, cannot arrogate one to himself; he can only try to do so.

Idries Shah

None should say: 'I can trust' or 'I cannot trust' until he is a master of the option, of trusting or not trusting.

Tim Fargo

We need people who push boundaries rather than retreat inside them.

Raheel Farooq

A good teacher does something more than teaching; he makes you start learning.

Alexandra K.Trenfor

The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see.

Idries Shah

The Sufis are unanimous that a Guide (Sheikh) is absolutely essential, though never available on demand: 'the Sufis are not merchants'.

Idries Shah

If the path has been laid down, why the successive appearance of different teachers? Why would anyone reinvent the wheel, if everything were as cosy and sequential as primitive longing so easily convinces us?

Mike Schmoker

Collaboration allows teachers to capture each other's fund of collective intelligence.

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