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Teacher Appreciation Quotes

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

Henry Adams

“Teacher appreciation makes the world of education go around.”

Helen Peters

“He, who opens a school door, closes a prison.”

Victor Hugo

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

Edward Bulwer-Lytton

“Without teacher appreciation there can’t be any student progress.”

Theresa Grimm

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

William A. Ward

“Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.”

Gail Godwin

“One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.”

Carl Jung

“I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.”

Lilly Tomlin

“In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day's work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years.”

Jacques Barzun

“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

“Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task.”

Haim Ginott

“The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior.”

Marva Collins

“The task of the excellent teacher is to stimulate "apparently ordinary" people to unusual effort. The tough problem is not in identifying winners: it is in making winners out of ordinary people.”

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Patricia Cross

“To teach is to learn twice.”

Joseph Joubert

”Often, when I am reading a good book, I stop and thank my teacher.”


“The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book.”


“Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions.”


“A good teacher is like a candle: it consumes itself to light the way for others.”


“A teacher's purpose is not to create students in his own image, but to develop students who can create their own image.”


Source: teacher-appreciation.info

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