January 16, 2015

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Our Top 10 Inspirational Teaching Quotes

As a teacher today, it’s easy to let the sheer number of tasks you have to tackle overshadow the bigger picture. It’s important to take some time every now and then to remind yourself why you love being a teacher. We’ve compiled a list of our ten favourite teaching quotes that will put a smile on your face and inspire you to be the best teacher you can be!


1) “One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world.”

- Malala Yousafzai

2) “To teach is to learn twice over.”
- Joseph Joubert

3) “Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon”
- E. M. Forster

4) “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.”
- William Arthur Ward

5) “Most of us end up with no more than five or six people who remember us. Teachers have thousands of people who remember them for the rest of their lives.“
- Andy Rooney

6) “If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.”
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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

8) “Give the pupils something to do, not something to learn; and the doing is of such a nature as to demand thinking; learning naturally results.”
- John Dewey

9) “Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.”
- Aristotle

10) “The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without a teacher.”
- Elbert Hubbard

For more motivational quotes from real teachers, check out our teacher planners. Each planning page comes with its own daily motivator that will keep you smiling during even the busiest of days.

Will Howe
Will Howe