kheru2006 (kheru2006) wrote,

Famous Sayings About Teachers ~ On Teachers' Day

Teachers Day is May 16 ..

Famous Sayings About Teachers

•"Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition." - Jacques Barzun

•"Good teachers are costly, but bad teachers cost more." - Bob Talbert

•"The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciple." - Amos Bronson Alcott

•"A good teacher is like a candle - it consumes itself to light the way for others." -Anonymous

•"Teaching is leaving a vestige of one self in the development of another. And surely the student is a bank where you can deposit your most precious treasures." - Eugene P. Bertin

•"The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires." - William Arthur Ward

•"A teacher's purpose is not to create students in his own image, but to develop students who can create their own image." - Anonymous

•"What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches." - Karl Menninger

•"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

•"In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day's work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years." - Jacques Barzun

•"Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions." - Anonymous

•"The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book." - Anonymous

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

•"Teachers, I believe, are the most responsible and important members of society because their professional efforts affect the fate of the earth." - Helen Caldicott

•"Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher." -Japanese proverb

•"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

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

•"A gifted teacher is as rare as a gifted doctor, and makes far less money" - Anonymous

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