Teaching Quotes

Welcome to Teaching Quotes, the supreme resource for motivational as well as motivational quotes for teachers. Right here, you will locate a collection of quotes from a few of the most prominent educators in history, along with modern teachers that have actually made a difference in the lives of their trainees. Whether you are trying to find words of support, guidance, or just a bit of motivation, you will discover it here. So, take a moment to surf our collection and discover the perfect quote to help you on your journey as a teacher.
Small: A teacher who is not dogmatic is simply a teacher who is not teaching
Gilbert K. Chesterton
"A teacher who is not dogmatic is simply a teacher who is not teaching"
Gilbert K. Chesterton, Writer
Small: Learning and teaching should not stand on opposite banks and just watch the river flow by instead, they should
Loris Malaguzzi
"Learning and teaching should not stand on opposite banks and just watch the river flow by; instead, they should embark together on a journey down the water. Through an active, reciprocal exchange, teaching can strengthen learning how to learn"
Loris Malaguzzi, Teacher
Small: Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre
"Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre"
Gail Godwin, Novelist
Small: The first step in the acquisition of wisdom is silence, the second listening, the third memory, the fourth pra
Solomon Ibn Gabriol
"The first step in the acquisition of wisdom is silence, the second listening, the third memory, the fourth practice, the fifth teaching others"
Solomon Ibn Gabriol, Poet
Small: Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition
"Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition"
Jacques Barzun, Educator
Small: Teaching is the only major occupation of man for which we have not yet developed tools that make an average pe
"Teaching is the only major occupation of man for which we have not yet developed tools that make an average person capable of competence and performance. In teaching we rely on the "naturals," the ones who somehow know how to teach"
Peter Drucker, Businessman
Small: Then, there was Cary Grant. He spent three hours a week in hospitals teaching nervous people how to eat jello
"Then, there was Cary Grant. He spent three hours a week in hospitals teaching nervous people how to eat jello"
Red Buttons, Comedian
Small: A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of
"A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching"
A. Bartlett Giamatti, Educator
Small: War is Gods way of teaching Americans geography
Ambrose Bierce
"War is God's way of teaching Americans geography"
Ambrose Bierce, Journalist
Small: Teaching is the royal road to learning
Jessamyn West
"Teaching is the royal road to learning"
Jessamyn West, Author
Small: I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other
"I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit"
John Steinbeck, Author
Small: The use of COBOL cripples the mind its teaching should, therefore, be regarded as a criminal offense
"The use of COBOL cripples the mind; its teaching should, therefore, be regarded as a criminal offense"
Edsger Dijkstra, Scientist
Small: Many students graduate from college and professional schools, including those of social work, nursing, medicin
"Many students graduate from college and professional schools, including those of social work, nursing, medicine, teaching and law, with crushing debt burdens"
Jon Porter, Politician
Small: History is Philosophy teaching by examples
"History is Philosophy teaching by examples"
Thucydides, Historian
Small: Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching
Oscar Wilde
"Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching"
Oscar Wilde, Dramatist
Small: It is by teaching that we teach ourselves, by relating that we observe, by affirming that we examine, by showi
"It is by teaching that we teach ourselves, by relating that we observe, by affirming that we examine, by showing that we look, by writing that we think, by pumping that we draw water into the well"
Henri Frederic Amiel, Philosopher
Small: The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching
Aristotle
"The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching"
Aristotle, Philosopher
Small: The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without his teacher
Elbert Hubbard
"The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without his teacher"
Elbert Hubbard, Writer
Small: Stand aside for a while and leave room for learning, observe carefully what children do, and then, if you have
Loris Malaguzzi
"Stand aside for a while and leave room for learning, observe carefully what children do, and then, if you have understood well, perhaps teaching will be different from before"
Loris Malaguzzi, Teacher
Small: Man is raw and wild, that is one of the reasons why he needs the Christian teaching
Alfred A. Montapert
"Man is raw and wild, that is one of the reasons why he needs the Christian teaching"
Alfred A. Montapert, Philosopher
Small: It is the malady of our age that the young are so busy teaching us that they have no time left to learn
Eric Hoffer
"It is the malady of our age that the young are so busy teaching us that they have no time left to learn"
Eric Hoffer, Writer
Small: In the order I was in, each brother takes five vows, one of which is teaching the poor gratuitously. As a youn
Godfrey Reggio
"In the order I was in, each brother takes five vows, one of which is teaching the poor gratuitously. As a young person I was seized by this idea of social justice and I wanted very much to follow my vow of teaching the poor gratuitously"
Godfrey Reggio, Director
Small: It is from the traditional family that we absorb those universal ideals and principles which are the teaching
"It is from the traditional family that we absorb those universal ideals and principles which are the teaching of Jesus, the bedrock of our religious faith. We are taught the difference between right and wrong, and about the law, just punishment and discipline"
Kamisese Mara, Statesman
Small: I object to teaching of slogans intended to befog the mind, of whatever kind they may be
Franz Boas
"I object to teaching of slogans intended to befog the mind, of whatever kind they may be"
Franz Boas, Scientist
Small: Many societies have educated their male children on the simple device of teaching them not to be women
"Many societies have educated their male children on the simple device of teaching them not to be women"
Margaret Mead, Scientist
Small: Catholic schools in our Nations education have been paramount in teaching the values that we as parents seek t
"Catholic schools in our Nation's education have been paramount in teaching the values that we as parents seek to instill in our children"
Joe Baca, Politician
Small: The best way to obtain truth and wisdom is not to ask from books, but to go to God in prayer, and obtain divin
"The best way to obtain truth and wisdom is not to ask from books, but to go to God in prayer, and obtain divine teaching"
Joseph Smith, Jr., Clergyman
Small: Advice is sometimes transmitted more successfully through a joke than grave teaching
"Advice is sometimes transmitted more successfully through a joke than grave teaching"
Baltasar Gracian, Philosopher
Small: I was privileged to be able to study a year with Martha Graham, the last year she was teaching
Twyla Tharp
"I was privileged to be able to study a year with Martha Graham, the last year she was teaching"
Twyla Tharp, Dancer
Small: The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of
"The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards"
Anatole France, Novelist
Small: Teaching is not just a job, it is a calling. It takes a special kind of person to work with children who have
Mary MacCracken
"Teaching is not just a job, it is a calling. It takes a special kind of person to work with children who have special needs"
Mary MacCracken, Writer
Small: I hate to see complacency prevail in our lives when its so directly contrary to the teaching of Christ
Jimmy Carter
"I hate to see complacency prevail in our lives when it's so directly contrary to the teaching of Christ"
Jimmy Carter, President
Small: The only thing that mattered was what you were to do in life, and it wasnt about money. It was about teaching,
"The only thing that mattered was what you were to do in life, and it wasn't about money. It was about teaching, or learning"
Maya Lin, Architect
Small: Machiavellis teaching would hardly have stood the test of Parliamentary government, for public discussion dema
"Machiavelli's teaching would hardly have stood the test of Parliamentary government, for public discussion demands at least the profession of good faith"
Lord Acton, Historian
Small: But the question is a matter of the survival and the teaching. Thats what our work comes down to. No matter wh
Audre Lorde
"But the question is a matter of the survival and the teaching. That's what our work comes down to. No matter where we key into it, it's the same work, just different pieces of ourselves doing it"
Audre Lorde, Poet
Small: The vanity of teaching doth oft tempt a man to forget that he is a blockhead
"The vanity of teaching doth oft tempt a man to forget that he is a blockhead"
George Savile, Politician
Small: Ive traveled all over the country for years speaking in churches, teaching the Ten Commandments. Its amazing i
Randall Terry
"I've traveled all over the country for years speaking in churches, teaching the Ten Commandments. It's amazing if 2 percent of any congregation knows the Ten Commandments"
Randall Terry, Celebrity
Small: I began teaching in New York because I needed to stay in the United States and didnt have my immigration paper
"I began teaching in New York because I needed to stay in the United States and didn't have my immigration papers in order, so working for a university was a way of resolving the issue"
Manuel Puig, Author
Small: We had two grand antique professors who had been teaching at Lombard since before I was born
"We had two grand antique professors who had been teaching at Lombard since before I was born"
Carl Sandburg, Poet
Small: Teaching to unsuspecting youngsters the effective use of formal methods is one of the joys of life because it
"Teaching to unsuspecting youngsters the effective use of formal methods is one of the joys of life because it is so extremely rewarding"
Edsger Dijkstra, Scientist
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