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  1. Picture quote by Sayings about learning

    Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching. ⏤ Sayings

  2. Picture quote by Alexandra K. Trenfor about education

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

  3. Picture quote about teaching

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

  4. Picture quote by Chinese Proverbs about teaching

    Your teacher can open the door, but you must enter by yourself ⏤ Chinese Proverbs

  5. Picture quote by Benjamin Franklin about wisdom

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

  6. Picture quote by Unknown about learning

    Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching. ⏤ Unknown

  7. Picture quote by Sayings about teaching

    Teaching is the greatest act of optimism. ⏤ Sayings

  8. Picture quote by Pema Chodron about lessons

    Nothing ever goes away until it teaches us what we need to know. ⏤ Pema Chodron

  9. Picture quote by Roxana M. Jones about inspirational

    Let's teach them how to dream big, let us teach them never to conform. ⏤ Roxana M. Jones

  10. Picture quote by Chinese Proverbs about teaching

    Give a man a fish, he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish, he will eat for a life time. ⏤ Chinese Proverbs

  11. Picture quote by Proverbs about wine

    Give a man a bottle of wine, he drinks for a day. Teach a man to make wine, he'll always have lots of friends ⏤ Proverbs

  12. Picture quote by Tom Bodett about school

    The difference between school and life? In school, you're thought a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson. ⏤ Tom Bodett

  13. Picture quote by Victor Hugo about learning

    He who opens a school door, closes a prison. ⏤ Victor Hugo

  14. Picture quote by Benjamin Franklin about conversation

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

  15. Picture quote by Phil Collins about learning

    In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn. ⏤ Phil Collins

  16. Picture quote by Sayings about teacher

    A teacher is more than a test score and so is a child. ⏤ Sayings

  17. Picture quote by Bill Gates about teaching

    Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is important. ⏤ Bill Gates

  18. Picture quote by William Arthur Ward about inspirational

    The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. ⏤ William Arthur Ward

  19. Picture quote by Ben Johnson about learning

    Great teachers engineer learning experiences that put students in the driver's seat and then get out of the way. ⏤ Ben Johnson

  20. Picture quote by Sukh Sandhu about teacher

    A good teacher is like a candle - it consumes itself to light the way for others. ⏤ Sukh Sandhu

  21. Picture quote about mistake

    Your best teacher is your last mistake.

  22. Picture quote by Todd Whitaker about education

    The best part of teaching is that it matters. The hardest part of teaching is that every moment matters every day. ⏤ Todd Whitaker

What are the best teaching quotations?

Below you can read the best quotes about teaching of all times. Some of the top sayings from famous people here to read and remember. Access the best teaching quotations. Top teaching sayings on images and beautiful affirmations. Enjoy and bookmark favorite ones.

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself.

Galileo Galilei

In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.

Phil Collins

Suffering is but another name for the teaching of experience, which is the parent of instruction and the schoolmaster of life.


Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he will eat for the rest of his life.

Chinese Proverbs

I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.


In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.

Dalai Lama

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

Albert Einstein

The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.


Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself.

Chinese Proverbs

You teach best what you most need to learn.

Richard Bach

To be good is noble, but to teach others how to be good is nobler and less trouble.

Mark Twain

Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.

Jacques Barzun

I am not a teacher, but an awakener.

Robert Frost

In teaching others we teach ourselves.


Those who know how to think need no teachers.

Mahatma Gandhi

Teaching is of more importance than urging.

Martin Luther

To teach is to learn twice.

Joseph Joubert

He who does not research has nothing to teach.


We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up.

Phyllis Diller

The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.

Mark Van Doren

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.

When you introduce a moral lesson, let it be brief.


The man who can make hard things easy is the educator.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The world of knowledge takes a crazy turn when teachers themselves are taught to learn.

Bertolt Brecht

A gifted teacher is as rare as a gifted doctor, and makes far less money.


I am quite sure that in the hereafter she will take me by the hand and lead me to my proper seat.

Bernard Baruch

Woe to him who teaches men faster than they can learn.

Will Durant

The secret of teaching is to appear to have known all your life what you just learned this morning.


Good teaching must be slow enough so that it is not confusing, and fast enough so that it is not boring.

Sydney J. Harris

Never offer to teach a fish to swim.


Mentor and coach others whenever you can. Your teaching will deepen your own learning.

Lee J. Colan

Teaching isn't one-tenth as effective as training.

Horace Mann

A professor is one who talks in someone else's sleep.

W. H. Auden

He who dares to teach must never cease to learn.


A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.

Henry Adams

No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.


He who undertakes to be his own teacher has a fool for a pupil.


The teacher is one who makes two ideas grow where only one grew before.

Elbert Hubbard

The teacher gives not of his wisdom, but rather of his faith and lovingness.

Kahlil Gibran

Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.

Soren Kierkegaard

Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.

Oscar Wilde

Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.

John Cotton Dana

I admire the fact that the central core of Buddhist teaching involves mindfulness and loving kindness and compassion.

Ron Reagan

Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.

John W. Gardner

The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.

Edward George BulwerLytton

He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.

George Bernard Shaw

There is no real teacher who in practice does not believe in the existence of the soul, or in a magic that acts on it through speech.

Allan Bloom

Buddhism has a very beautiful teaching that says the worst thing you can do to your soul is to tell someone their faith is wrong.

Ricky Martin

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

A schoolteacher or professor cannot educate individuals, he educates only species.

G. C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg

The highest function of the teacher consists not so much in imparting knowledge as in stimulating the pupil in its love and pursuit.


The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William Arthur Ward

Teaching is the greatest act of optimism.

Colleen Wilcox

No one should teach who is not in love with teaching.

Margaret Elizabeth Sangster

Teach success before teaching responsibility. Teach them to believe in themselves. Teach them to think, 'I'm not stupid'. No child wants to fail. Everyone wants to succeed.

Al Green

I'm going to be doing exactly what I'm doing now - teaching people about animals.

Bindi Irwin

A schoolmaster should have an atmosphere of awe, and walk wonderingly, as if he was amazed at being himself.

Walter Bagehot

When teaching, light a fire, don't fill a bucket.

Dan Snow

We must view young people not as empty bottles to be filled, but as candles to be lit.

Robert H. Shaffer

The true aim of everyone who aspires to be a teacher should be, not to impart his own opinions, but to kindle minds.

Frederick William Robertson

Unless we do his teachings, we do not demonstrate faith in him.

Ezra Taft Benson

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

Horace Mann

First he wrought, and afterward he taught.


Well had the boding tremblers learned to trace the day's disasters in his morning face.

Oliver Goldsmith

What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.

George Bernard Shaw

It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.

John Locke

My object will be, if possible, to form Christian men, for Christian boys I can scarcely hope to make.

Thomas Arnold

So one reason the science educators panic at the first sign of public rebellion is that they fear exposure of the implicit religious content in what they are teaching.

Phillip E. Johnson

No bubble is so iridescent or floats longer than that blown by the successful teacher.

William Osler

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.

Sir John Lubbock

To teach well, we need not say all that we know, Successful teachers are effective in spite of the psychological theories they suffer under.


If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.


Buddha's teaching are very simple, you don't have to break your head to understand the message. The part that I like the most from Buddha's teachings and from His Holiness, The Dalai Lama, is that the most powerful weapon is to not attack, to be able to have self-control.

Ricky Martin

Now that it's officially summer, here's my advice to parents who want to continue teaching their kids during the next two months and learn something themselves: visit Civil War battlefields.

Marvin Olasky

War is God's way of teaching Americans geography.

Ambrose Bierce

The elementary school must assume as its sublime and most solemn responsibility the task of teaching every child in it to read. Any school that does not accomplish this has failed.

William Bennett

There is no accountability in the public school system - except for coaches. You know what happens to a losing coach. You fire him. A losing teacher can go on losing for 30 years and then go to glory.

H. Ross Perot

A teacher who is not dogmatic is simply a teacher who is not teaching.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

We're teaching our kids that attributes as vague and relatively meaningless as a toothy smile or a fine head of hair make a fine statement about a person.

Neil Cavuto

In the education of children there is nothing like alluring the interest and affection, otherwise you only make so many asses laden with books.

Michel de Montaigne

What she did was to open our eyes to details of country life such as teaching us names of wild flowers and getting us to draw and paint and learn poetry.

Laurie Lee

I loved teaching. And I always used to say that acting was just something I did purely on my own terms, and that if I had to make a living from it there would be too much pressure.

Brendan Gleeson

There is no human reason why a child should not admire and emulate his teacher's ability to do sums, rather than the village bum's ability to whittle sticks and smoke cigarettes. The reason why the child does not is plain enough -- the bum has put himself on an equality with him and the teacher has not.

Floyd Dell

The truth is that the average schoolmaster, on all the lower levels, is and always must be essentially and next door to an idiot, for how can one imagine an intelligent man engaging in so puerile an avocation?

H. L. Mencken

Your Master Teacher knows all you need to learn, the perfect timing for your learning it, and the ideal way of teaching it to you. You don't create a Master Teacher -- that's already been done. You discover your Master Teacher.

Peter McWilliams

The first duty of a lecturer is to hand you after an hour's discourse a nugget of pure truth to wrap up between the pages of your notebooks and keep on the mantelpiece forever.

Virginia Woolf

We will conserve only what we love. We will love only what we understand. We will understand only what we are taught.


What office is there which involves more responsibility, which requires more qualifications, and which ought, therefore, to be more honorable, than that of teaching?

Harriet Martineau

Children should be led into the right paths, not by severity, but by persuasion.


Most subjects at universities are taught for no other purpose than that they may be re-taught when the students become teachers.

G. C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg

No other job in the world could possibly dispossess one so completely as this job of teaching. You could stand all day in a laundry, for instance, still in possession of your mind. But this teaching utterly obliterates you. It cuts right into your being: essentially, it takes over your spirit. It drags it out from where it would hide.

Sylvia AshtonWarner

I think teaching should be an exalted profession, not a picked-on profession.

Charles Schumer

To teach successfully we must tell all we know, but only what is adaptable to the student.

La Harpe

But these days there are a lot of younger people who would like to go into teaching but don't because the economic opportunities are sometimes elsewhere.

Charles Schumer

I want to attract the best people into teaching.

Charles Schumer

As another has well said, to handicap a student by teaching him that his black face is a curse and that his struggle to change his condition is hopeless is the worst sort of lynching.

Carter G. Woodson

Those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished lose the inspiration which comes from the teaching of biography and history.

Carter G. Woodson

To teach a man how he may learn to grow independently, and for himself, is perhaps the greatest service that one man can do another.

Benjamin Jowett

To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching. To attain it we must be able to guess what will interest; we must learn to read the childish soul as we might a piece of music. Then, by simply changing the key, we keep up the attraction and vary the song.

Henri Frederic Amiel

Delaware State began as a school bent on service - teaching education, social services and nursing.

Michael N. Castle

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