Appreciation Quotes for Teachers

teacher appreciationI celebrate and appreciate teachers, instructors and educators everywhere!

“Give me a fish and I eat for a day. Teach me to fish and I eat for a lifetime.” –Chinese Proverb

“Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” — Albert Einstein

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

“Modern cynics and skeptics…see no harm in paying those to whom they entrust the minds of their children a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom they entrust the care of their plumbing.” –John F. Kennedy

“The beginning is the most important part of the work.” Plato

“I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.” — Lily Tomlin as “Edith Ann”

“A hundred years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove . . . . but the world maybe different because I was important in the life of a child.” — Kathy Davis

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“It’s easy to make a buck. It’s a lot tougher to make a difference.” Tom Brokaw

“To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching.” — Henri Frederic Amiel

“Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.” Tennyson

“We have an obligation and a responsibility to be investing in our students and our schools. We must make sure that people who have the grades, the desire and the will, but not the money, can still get the best education possible.” –Barack Obama

“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.” — K. Patricia Cross

“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

“The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.” — Mark Van Doren

Thank you teachers, God bless and we love you all.


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