Favorite Quotations ~† Teachers, 3 Art Lessons: Meditations on the Creative Life

"The teacher is one who makes two ideas grow here only one grew before." ~ Elbert Hubbard


For eager teachers seized my youth, pruned my faith and trimmed my fire. Showed me the high, white star of truth, there bade me gaze and there aspire. ~ Matthew Arnold

To be a teacher in the right sense is to be a learner. I am not a teacher, only a fellow student. ~ Soren Kierkegaard

The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior. When our students fail, we as teachers have failed. ~ Marva Collins

A teacher who is attempting to teach, without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn, is hammering on a cold iron. ~ Horace Mann

Teachers must be celebrated for moving civilization from ignorance to enlightenment, from apathy to responsibility. ~ Sharon M. Draper, Teacher of the Year

Every man teaches as he acts. ~ Ptah Hotep

You cannot teach what you donít know. You cannot give energy if youíre not on fire on the inside. ~ Jesse Jackson

I am a teacher. A teacher is someone who leads. There is no magic here. I do not walk on water, I do not part the sea. I just love children. ~ Marva Collins

Thatís the point. It goes like this: Teaching is touching life. ~ Jaime Escalante

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