To teachers everywhere. You have heard it a million times:"It takes a village to raise a child." Children need years of favorable influence from several adults to attain their full potential. Teachers are a substantial portion of that positive influence. Teachers leave a lifelong effect on children, and oftentimes even spend more time with children then their parents.
You are their guiding North star, the instructor that is forming this world 's future. But when you're up to your neck in papers to grade, and the espresso just ai not helping as it used to, it can be tough to see the forest for the trees. Here are a number of powerful motivational quotes to help you see the beauty of your work. Keep your focus on the larger picture and remember why you chose this in the first place. Feel free to share the images if you prefer.
10 of Our Favorite Inspirational quotes for teachers with Images
"Teachers who are crazy enough to think they could change the world do."
The future is in your hands today. The world becomes better because of your impact.
"Every kid is just one caring adult away from being a success story." - Josh Shipp
Imagine what type of planet we would have if every child had someone to help them reach their untapped potential.
"Our job is to educate the students we have. Not the ones we would like to have. Those we have right now. - Dr. Kevin Maxwell
Ok so not all people are created equal, but all of them have the potential to do amazing things.
"We expect teachers to reach unattainable goals with inadequate resources. The miracle is this: they frequently do."
You are a superhero with no cape.
"Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all." - Aristotle
It seems like almost a no brainer, but we should always enforce kindness as much as grammar.
"One child, one teacher, one book, one pencil can change the world."
That teacher is you.
"You may not see the fruit of today's work but you've seeded a lifetime of knowledge." - Author unknown
Never take for granted the small things you teach, they could impact a child for many years to come. My fourth grade teacher advised me to question everything I do, 20 years later I still live by this and it's made me a wiser person
"There is no greater benefit than working from your heart, and making a difference in the world." - Carlos Santana
Teachers who teach from the heart stay with people forever. Thank you!
"Teaching is the one profession that makes all other professions." - Author Unknown
Nobody would be here reading this right now without an amazing teacher like you. From learning to read to doing heart surgery, all is possible due to a teacher!
"Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce themfor these only gave them life, those the art of living well." --Aristotle
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More Powerful Teacher Estimates We Love
"I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well."
- Frederick Douglass
"A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops." - Henry Adams
"The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you." - BB King
"We teachers are rather good at magic, you know." - J.K. Rowling
"Teachers who inspire know that teaching is like cultivating a garden. Those who would have nothing to do with thorns must never attempt to gather flowers." - Author unknown
"The mediocre teacher tells, the good teacher explains, the superior teacher demonstrates, the great teacher inspires."
"What is done to children, they'll do to society." - Karl Menninger
- Edward Everett
"There is but one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it." - Dale Carnegie
- Victor Hugo
"A good teacher is a physician who heals an artist who inspires creativity" - Author unknown
"What nobler employment, or more valuable to the country, than that of the man who instructs the rising generation." - Marcus Tullius Cicero
"If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. - Jim Rohn
"The scientific mind does not so much provide the right answers as ask the right questions." - Claude Levi-Strauss
"Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master." - Leonardo da Vinci
"Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another." - Gilbert K. Chesterton
"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire." - William Butlet Yeats
"The faculty is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize." - Franklin D. Roosevelt
"The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires." - William Arthur Ward
"Teachers who inspire know that teaching is like cultivating a garden, and those who would not have anything to do with thorns must never attempt to gather flowers." - Author unknown
"A mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work if it isn't open." - Frank Zappa
"If you can not explain it simply, you do not understand it well enough." - Albert Einstein
"I will venture to maintain that where the instructor isn't pleasing to the pupil, there is no education." - Xenophon
"Students don't care how much you know until they know how much your care" - Anonymous
"Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace." - Confucius
"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn" - Benjamin Franklin
"The more that you read, the more things you will know, the more that you learn, the more places you'll go" - Dr.Seuss
"It takes a big heart to help shape small minds." - Unknown
"Never discourage anyone...who continually makes progress, no matter how slow." - Plato
"I never teach my students. I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn." - Albert Einstein
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." - Thomas Edison