Teaching Quotes

This page is an inspiring collection of Teaching Quotes.

Teaching is an amazing profession, but it's not limited to a job. Everyone has the opportunity to share what they know. If someone is open to learning, then you have an opportunity to teach.

Some of my best teachers have been friends and family taking their time to share what they know. When the opportunity arises, I do this for others.

Sharing what you know can be very rewarding. In addition to helping another person, you also get a deeper appreciation for your own knowledge.

Enjoy these inspirational Teaching Quotes and share them with the teachers and educators in your life.



To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching.
-Henri Frederic Amiel



Good teaching is more a giving of right questions
than a giving of right answers.
-Josef Albers



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



To me,
education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil's soul.
-Muriel Spark



We learn by teaching.
-James Howell



A master can tell you what he expects of you.
A teacher, though, awakens your own expectations.
-Patricia Neal



What nobler employment, or more valuable to the state,
than that of the man who instructs the rising generation.
-Marcus Tullius Cicero



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 anil vary the song.
-Henri Frederic Amiel



I hear and I forget.
I see and I remember.
I do and I understand.
-Chinese Proverb



Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich,
for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant.
-Epictetus



If you would thoroughly know anything, teach it to others.
-Tryon Edwards



Whatever you want to teach, be brief.
-Horace



One good teacher in a lifetime
may sometimes change a delinquent into a solid citizen.
-Philip Wylie



He that teaches us anything which we knew not before
is undoubtedly to be reverenced as a master.
-Samuel Johnson



The most effective teacher will always be biased,
for the chief force in teaching is confidence and enthusiasm.
-Joyce Cary



Nine-tenths of education is encouragement.
-Anatole France



Education is the transmission of civilization.
-Will Durant



If the child is not learning the way you are teaching,
then you must teach in the way the child learns
-Rita Dunn



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



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



Give me a fish and I eat for a day.
Teach me to fish and I eat for a lifetime.
-Chinese Proverb



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



Learning is finding out what you already know.
Doing is demonstrating that you know it.
Teaching is reminding others
that they know it just as well as you.
You are all learners, doers, teachers.
-Richard Bach



Teachers should guide without dictating,
and participate without dominating.
-C.B. Neblette



Teaching Quotes - Related Pages

Education Quotes

Imagination Quotes

Success Quotes

Return from Teaching Quotes to Home Page.

FREE BOOK,
...
5 Steps to Finding Your Passion,
...
and Weekly Inspiration!

Get Dr. Joe Tichio's Inspirational Quotes Newsletter and receive TWO FREE GIFTS.

  1. Get your  FREE copy of "As A Man Thinketh" by James Allen. This book is a timeless classic, full of inspirational wisdom and guidance toward creating the life of your dreams.

  2. Finding Your Passion! - 5 Tips to Finding your Passion and Creating a Happier Life.

Inspirational Quotes Newsletter - Get a weekly burst of inspiration and encouragement with tools, tips, and resources to create the life you desire.

If you enjoy the free information available on this site, you're sure to appreciate the newsletter as well.  Sign up right here:

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.


Click +1 to let Google know you like this site.

Most Popular

Coaching Quotes

Eat the Frog!

Encouraging Quotes

Happiness Quotes

Health Quotes

Leadership Quotes

Movie Quotes

Sales Quotes

Self Esteem Quotes

Quotes on Change

Quotes for Kids

Quotes to Live By

Order The Book at
Amazon