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Inspirational Teachers Quotes


"I surround myself with inspirational quotations." - Blake Mycoskie

"I view art as an inspirational tool." - Thomas Kincade

"Total teachers aren't perfect teachers." - Andy Hargreaves

"Inspirational leadership connects to a highly motivated workforce which, in turn, means inspirational results" - Nigel Crouch

"Teachers need to be more inspirational. But it's also up to engineering to make itself more interesting." - Bruce Dickinson

"Good teachers teach. Great teachers transform." - Queen Rania Of Jordan

"Books are absent teachers." - Mortimer Adler

"Instill respect for teachers." - Henry Louis Gates

"Great teachers transcend ideology." - Suzanne Fields

"There are certain teachers who shouldn't be teachers." - Tenzin Palmo

"Good teachers are costly, but bad teachers cost more." - Bob Talbert

"Enemies were teachers in disguise." - Eiji Yoshikawa

"Injuries are our best teachers." - Scott Jurek

"Angry teachers can defeat governments," - Bob Rae

"The single most important thing in a child's performance is the quality of the teacher. Making sure a child spends the maximum amount of time with inspirational teachers is the most important thing." - Michael Gove

"Culture is an instrument wielded by teachers to manufacture teachers, who, in their turn, will manufacture still more teachers." - Simone Weil

"Kids don't lack capacity, only teachers." - Jim Rohn

"Our enemies are our greatest teachers." - Dalai Lama

"At our best, we are all teachers" - Maya Angelou

"Change the way we teach; Empower teachers" - John Doerr

"Teachers perform major miracles in America, daily." - Meryl Streep

"Teachers' working conditions are students' learning conditions" - Diane Ravitch

"Mistakes are often the best teachers." - James Anthony Froude

"Great teachers are usually a little crazy." - Andy Rooney

"Kings lose crowns but teachers stay intelligent" - KRS-One

"Teachers learn from their students' discussions" - Rashi

"Regard mistakes as teachers, not judges!" - Tae Yun Kim

"The best teachers are the best storytellers." - Frank Smith

"When teachers stop learning, so do students." - Jim Knight

"At our best, we're all teachers" - Maya Angelou

"Schools often get the teachers they deserve!" - Andy Hargreaves

"Difficult people are the greatest teachers." - Pema Chodron

"Teachers today can't take to a child." - James Hillman

"We should be firing bad teachers." - Malcolm Gladwell

"Teachers are performers, just like I am." - Kathleen Hanna

"I've definitely had crazy acting teachers." - Matt Bomer

"I didn't fancy any of my teachers." - Katie Price

"I'm committed to working with teachers." - Kathleen Wynne

"Teachers need to be paid like professionals." - Geoffrey Canada

"Suffering is one of life's great teachers." - Bryant H Mcgill

"I think good teachers are underpaid." - Peter Brimelow

"Benazir Bhutto was an inspirational leader and an inspirational woman." - Malala Yousafzai

"The future and where we're going can be very terrifying, in some ways, but it's also really inspirational." - Zachary Levi

"Ajamu Baraka is very inspirational." - Jill Stein

"Good teachers cost a lot; but, poor teachers cost a lot more." - Evan Esar

"Never talk back to a teacher. Teachers are like God. Actually, teachers are God's boss." - Deborah Wiles

"Students deserve great teachers. And teachers deserve the support they need to become great." - Bill Gates

"The best teachers coach their students and the best coaches are great teachers." - Grant Teaff

"I've come to realise that the best teachers never stop being teachers." - Kimberly Quinn

"I had many good teachers, but only three of them were school teachers." - Michael Leunig

"Most teachers are not enlightened. Very few are. That doesn't mean they are not great teachers." - Frederick Lenz

"With respect to teachers' salaries.... Poor teachers are grossly overpaid and good teachers grossly underpaid. Salary schedules tend to be uniform and determined far more by seniority." - Milton Friedman

"One or two bad teachers is a problem with the teachers. A school with many bad teachers is a problem of leadership." - Andy Hargreaves

"With respect to teachers' salaries .... Poor teachers are grossly overpaid and good teachers grossly underpaid. Salary schedules tend to be uniform and determined far more by seniority." - Milton Friedman

"I've focused on making sure we have talented teachers and principals in our schools through proposals like the GREAT Teachers and Principals Act and the Presidential Teachers Corps." - Michael Bennet

"The modernist writers found despair inspirational." - Mason Cooley

"I am first and foremost a musician, although those of us who live elsewhere still dream about the inspirational qualities of Australia and its ravishing transcendental beauty." - Roger Woodward

"There have been many different artists that have been inspirational. I suppose the question is directed to what was the reason why I went into fantasy illustration." - Boris Vallejo

"Lady Gaga is the present and the future. She is the most revolutionary and inspirational artist. She is fearless and daring." - Donatella Versace

"Just as you wouldn't leave the house without taking a shower, you shouldn't start the day without at least 10 minutes of sacred practice: prayer, meditation, inspirational reading." - Marianne Williamson

"I view art as an inspirational tool." - Thomas Kinkade

"We should get into the habit of reading inspirational books, looking at inspirational pictures, hearing inspirational music, associating with inspirational friends." - Alfred Armand Montapert

"Books are challenging and inspirational to me." - Amy Sedaris

"Silent pictures show us how we lived and what our attitudes were. And as an art form, they can be wonderfully entertaining and often inspirational." - Kevin Brownlow

"When our students fail, we, as teachers, too, have failed." - Marva Collins

"Ye great teachers: listen to what you say!" - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Even enlightened despots don't make very good teachers." - Marilyn Wallace

"As all born teachers, he was primarily a student." - Steven Pressfield

"My teachers used to call me a failure" - Tony Blair

"The older I got, the smarter my teachers became." - Ally Carter

"I never studied, but I had the best teachers," - Mstislav Rostropovich

"The most effective teachers embody the teaching they give out." - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

"It's the less bright students who make teachers teach better." - Malcolm Forbes

"If we lose the forests, we lose our only teachers." - Bill Mollison

"The teachers are everywhere. What is wanted is a learner." - Wendell Berry

"Teachers open the door ... you enter by yourself." - Confucius

"A young man respects and looks up to his teachers." - Seneca the Younger

"If we, as coaches, aren't teachers, we are nothing" - John Wooden

"Old teachers never die, they just grade away." - Henny Youngman

"Teachers assess to test; educators assess to assist learning." - Dave Carter

"Trees and fields tell me nothing: men are my teachers." - Plato

"... good teachers, like Tolstoy's happy families, are alike everywhere." - Bel Kaufman

"Teachers are about the brightest stars in our constellation." - Peter H. Reynolds

"Modeling is the most powerful of all teachers!" - John G. Miller

"Architects are by nature and pursuit, leaders and teachers." - Samuel

"Astronauts and teachers are much more amazing than actors." - Joseph Gordon-Levitt

"Love and delight are better teachers than compulsion." - Albrecht Durer

"Art teachers are always the doormats of the previous generation." - Peter Schjeldahl

"Dance teachers should be certified in this country." - Nigel Lythgoe

"Teachers are very undervalued for what they do." - Garth Nix

"Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself." - Proverbs

"Trees and fields tell me nothing; men are my teachers." - Plato

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

"Teachers and nurses get the best seats in Heaven." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"We teachers are rather good at magic, you know." - J K Rowling

"Those who know how to think need no teachers." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Deprivation sometimes can be one of the most marvelous teachers." - Michele Bachmann

"I mean, a lot of my family are teachers." - Craig T Nelson

"Teachers are to inspire; librarians are to fulfill." - Ray Bradbury

"Teachers are the one and only people who save nations." - Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

"I am not authorized to fire substitute teachers." - Nancy Cartwright

"My parents were both high-school music teachers." - Renee Fleming

"Teachers need to be comfortable talking about feelings." - Daniel Goleman

"Now all my teachers are dead except silence." - W S Merwin

"I never studied, but I had the best teachers." - Mstislav Rostropovich

"False teachers of the Way of life use flowery words." - Bruce Lee

"Good teachers deserve apples; great teachers deserve chocolate. A favorite quotation, written in calligraphy on his office door." - Richard Hamming

"Good teachers realise that the students are the antenna; they are sensing things that the teachers don't yet sense." - Brian Eno

"I've sought out several dance teachers-shaman-like women dance teachers-to get in touch with the mystical through movement." - Marisa Tomei

"We will not achieve high performance in education if we replace teachers with machines or turn teachers into machines." - Andy Hargreaves

"The tragedy of education is played in two scenes - incompetent pupils facing competent teachers and incompetent teachers facing competent pupils." - Martin H Fischer

"Some teachers teach for others to learn. That's not me. Some teachers teach for others to accomplish. That is me." - Jim Rohn

"It is sinful for students to badmouth their teachers and sinful for teachers to mislead their students." - Igor Babailov

"Some teachers just have a knack for working with autistic children. Other teachers do not have it." - Temple Grandin

"We would not - from here - counsel anyone to be guided by influences from without. ... If these come as in inspirational writings from within, and not as guidance from others - that is different ... the inspirational may develop the soul of the individual, while the automatic may rarely reach beyond the force that is guiding or directing." - Edgar Cayce

"Just as we're all students throughout life, we're all teachers. In fact, we learn best by offering what we desire for ourselves to as many individuals as we can, as frequently as we can.....Following this line of thinking, it's imperative that we make deliberate effort to increase our inspirational energy, as this will lead us to being both a spiritual learner and teacher simultaneously." - Wayne Dyer

"I grew up in a bookless house - my parents didn't read poetry, so if I hadn't had the chance to experience it at school I'd never have experienced it. But I loved English, and I was very lucky in that I had inspirational English teachers, Miss Scriven and Mr. Walker, and they liked us to learn poems by heart, which I found I loved doing." - Carol Ann Duffy

"What is happening to teachers now across this nation is a disgrace. The attacks on them are a blot on our nation. Teachers and students are not different interest groups. Anyone who demeans teachers demeans education and hurts children." - Diane Ravitch

"Teachers are expendable, overworked, underpaid, and many times disrespected by students, parents and higher-ups. Nonetheless, these teachers still show up because there are some who are teachers indeed." - Monica Johnson

"There is no system in the world or any school in the country that is better than its teachers. Teachers are the lifeblood of the success of schools." - Ken Robinson

"I've always tried to be aware of what I say in my films, because all of us who make motion pictures are teachers - teachers with very loud voices." - George Lucas

"Teachers, parents and school administrators: Today's teachers can create a Planet of Peace. The communication process you will learn by reading Nonviolent Communication is the cornerstone." - Robert Muller

"Teaching is a creative profession, not a delivery system. Great teachers do [pass on information], but what great teachers also do is mentor, stimulate, provoke, engage." - Ken Robinson

"It is the duty of all teachers, and of teachers of mathematics in particular, to expose their students to problems much more than to facts." - Paul Halmos

"Here, let me break it down for you, so you know what I say is true: Teachers? Teachers make a difference! Now what about you?" - Taylor Mali

"In outstanding classrooms, teachers do more listening than talking, and students do more talking than listening. Terrific teachers often have teeth marks on their tongues." - Alfie Kohn

"My teachers [ had the most impact in my life]. Of course, my father and grandfather, but after my family, my teachers." - Elie Wiesel

"We can't rely on others to be our teachers anymorethe future belongs to individuals who decide to become great bosses (and teachers)." - Seth

"Indians do not like Indian teachers; they prefer foreigners, but there is a huge demand for Indian teachers around the world." - Bikram Choudhury

"So one of the things that happened with integration in the South is they found that the black teachers were much more educated than the white teachers." - Bernice Johnson Reagon

"Managers are responsible for setting workplace policies under which teachers can succeed. Managers are responsible for negotiating contracts that create the conditions under which teachers can succeed." - Eli Broad

"President Bush delivered a commencement speech at a university in Wisconsin. A very inspirational speech. Apparently Bush told the students, 'You can do anything in life if your parents work hard enough.'" - Conan O'Brien

"It's never your successful friends posting the inspirational quotes" - Damien Fahey

"You destroy my life then feed me inspirational philosophy." - Richelle Mead

"guys have feelings too. But like...who cares? -Inspirational poster" - Darynda Jones

"Ultimately, the film [Dream of Life] is inspirational." - Steven Sebring

"In a free country it is the duty of writers to pay no attention to duty. Only under a dictatorship is literature expected to exhibit an harmonious design or an inspirational tone." - E B White

"I'm not an inspirational quote kind of person." - Christine Teigen

"Certain music is terrifically inspirational and it is possible, months or even years afterwards, to look at a painting and remember the music that was playing during its execution." - Robert Genn

"I have amazing friends who have led inspirational lives." - Andrew Shue

"Anyone can show exceptional leadership ability in easy times. When all's going to plan, anyone can be inspirational/excellent/innovative and strong. The real question is how do you show up when everything's falling apart?" - Robin S Sharma

"I wanted to do something inspirational for my children." - Harvey Weinstein

"It's inspirational to see someone who is dying smile." - Arlen Specter

"It's as if inside the White House the belief in Obama's inspirational charisma is still such that every time the ugliness of brute politics intrudes, it's a startling revelation." - Tina Brown

"For the entire Desiderata go to Inspirational Poems page" - Max Ehrmann

"Sport is something that is very inspirational for young people." - Pele

"I'm not an inspirational quote kind of person." - Chrissy Teigen

"The teachers of our law, and to propose What might improve my knowledge or their own." - John Milton

"It's okay to make mistakes. Mistakes are our teachers - they help us to learn." - John Bradshaw

"Parents are teachers, guides, leaders, protectors and providers for their children." - Iyanla Vanzant



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