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The best quotes for and by teachers!

by Jenny Lorenz

Everybody knows teachers and therefore everybody has his own opinion about them. The following teacher quotes are thought to show some of these opinions. On the one hand you will find positive and motivating teacher quotes and on the other hand funny teacher quotes taken from different situations in a classroom.

Teachers all over the world have the same aim, to encourage their students to learn and become independent adults. Therefore they are respected and shall be motivated by the following teacher quotes!

Enjoy your reading of these positive and motivating teacher quotes!

    I Like this quote I dislike this quote"A good teacher is like a candle - it consumes itself to light the way for others."

 Unknown quotes Suggest an author

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote"The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires."

 William Arthur Ward quotes (American dedicated scholar, author, editor, pastor and teacher)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote"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 quotes (American TV newscaster, b.1931)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote"I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework."

 Lily Tomlin quotes (American actress and comedian. Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in 2003.b.1939)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote"A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary."

 Thomas Carruthers quotes

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote"A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on a cold iron."

 Horace Mann quotes (US educator, the first great American advocate of public education, 1796-1859)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote"The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn."

 John Lubbock quotes (English biologist and politician, 1834-1913)

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Nearly all teachers share one characteristic all over the world. They use, invent and recite witty phrases whether to be funny or to be serious. The following teachers quotes are such phrases. Do some of these teachers quotes sound familiar to you!?

Enjoy your reading of these funny and familiar teacher quotes!

    I Like this quote I dislike this quote"Sometimes the majority only means that all the fools are on the same side"

 Anonymous quotes

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote"I don't have to attend every argument I'm invited to"

 Anonymous quotes

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote"People gather bundles of sticks to build bridges they never cross"

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote"Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it."

 Lou Holtz quotes (American football coach, b.1937)

About: Teachers and teaching quotes, Life quotes.
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote"You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can't possibly live long enough to make them all yourself."

 Sam Levenson quotes (American author and humorist. 1911-1980)

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TIP: If you wonder where teachers get all these brilliant phrases they recite by times, search on thinkexist.com and wonder how many of the most famous quotes are teacher quotes!

 



   
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