• The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
    The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
    ~ William Arthur Ward
  • Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honour for me.
    Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honour for me.
    ~ A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
  • The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see.
    The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see.
    ~ Alexandra K. Trenfor
  • Instead of celebrating my birthday, it would be my proud privilege if 5 September is observed as Teachers' Day.
    ~ Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
  • Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
    Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
    ~ Zig Ziglar
  • 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.
    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.
    ~ Kahlil Gibran
  • The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.
    The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.
    ~ Mark Van Doren
  • Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
    Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
    ~ William Butler Yeats
  • A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
    A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
    ~ Henry Brooks Adams
  • He that teaches us anything which we knew not before is undoubtedly to be reverenced as a master.
    ~ Samuel Johnson