A Month of Teacher Quotes


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Day 1
A master can tell you what he expects of you. A teacher, though awakens your own expectations. 

--Patricia Neal

Day 2
Come forth into the light of things, Let nature be your Teacher. 

--William Wordsworth

Day 3
Could we teach taste or genius by rules, they would be no longer taste and genius. 

--Joshua Reynolds

Day 4
Creativity is a type of learning process where the teacher and pupil are located in the same individual. 

--Arthur Koestler

Day 5
Do not believe what your teacher tells you merely out of respect for the teacher. 


Day 6
Fear is not a good teacher. The lessons of fear are quickly forgotten. 

--Mary Catherine Bateson

Day 7
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater. 

--Gail Godwin

Day 8
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well. 

--Alexander the Great

Day 9
I am not a teacher, but an awakener. 

--Robert Frost

Day 10
I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think. 


Day 11
I touch the future. I teach. 

--Christa McAuliffe

Day 12
If women are expected to do the same work as men, we must teach them the same things. 


Day 13
Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt. 

 --Clarence Darrow

Day 14
Knowledge increases in proportion to its use -- that is, the more we teach the more we learn. 

--Helena Petrova Blavatsky

Day 15
Live to learn, learn to live, then teach others. 

--Doug Horton

Day 16
Much learning does not teach understanding. 

--Heraclitus of Ephesus

Day 17
My father taught me to work, he did not teach me to love it. 

--Abraham Lincoln

Day 18
Our lives teach us who we are. 

--Salman Rushdie

Day 19
Sculpture and painting have the effect of teaching us manners and abolishing hurry. 

--Ralph Waldo Emerson

Day 20
Teach thy tongue to say "I do not know," and thou shalt progress. 


Day 21
Teach your child to hold his tongue; he'll learn fast enough to speak. 

--Benjamin Franklin

Day 22
The aim of a college education is to teach you to know a good man when you see one. 

--William James

Day 23
The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery. 

--Mark Van Doren

Day 24
The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching. 


Day 25
The years teach much which the days never know. 

--Ralph Waldo Emerson

Day 26
Those who know how to think need no teachers. 

--Mahatma Gandhi

Day 27
To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching. 

--Ralph Waldo Emerson

Day 28
True science teaches, above all, to doubt and to be ignorant. 

--Miguel de Unamuno

Day 29
What a blind person needs is not a teacher but another self. 

--Helen Keller

Day 30
You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room. 

--Dr. Seuss

Day 31
You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself. 




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