The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.
William A. Ward
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
The greatest sign of success for a teacher is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
Alice Wellington Rollins
The test of a good teacher is not how many questions he can ask his pupils that they will answer readily, but how many questions he inspires them to ask him which he finds it hard to answer.
The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.
Every child should have a caring adult in their lives. And that's not always a biological parent or family member. It may be a friend or neighbor. Often times it is a teacher.
Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods and techniques. The teacher is the heart of the educational system.
The first duty of a lecturer: to hand you after an hour's discourse a nugget of pure truth to wrap up between the pages of your notebooks, and keep on the mantelpiece forever.
Creativity is a type of learning process where the teacher and pupil are located in the same individual.