Inspirational Quotes for Educators

Inspirational Quotes for Educators

Inspirational Quotes for Educators

 


 

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. -Maya Angelou

I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

-Maya Angelou


What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches.

-Karl Menninger


All children start their school careers with sparkling imaginations, fertile minds, and a willingness to take risks with what they think. - Ken Robinson

All children start their school careers with sparkling imaginations, fertile minds, and a willingness to take risks with what they think.

– Ken Robinson


Teaching is the one profession that creates all other professions. -Unknown

Teaching is the one profession that creates all other professions.

-Unknown


If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow. -John Dewey

If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow.

-John Dewey 


Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be. - Shel Silverstein

Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts.

Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts.

Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me…

Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.

– Shel Silverstein 


The miracle is this- the more we share, the more we have. - Leonard Nimoy

The miracle is this – the more we share, the more we have. – Leonard Nimoy


If kids come to us from strong, healthy functioning families, it makes our job easier. If they do not come to us from strong, healthy, functioning  families, it makes our job more important. -Barbara Colorose

If kids come to us from strong, healthy functioning families, it makes our job easier. If they do not come to us from strong, healthy, functioning  families, it makes our job more important.

-Barbara Colorose 


It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. -Frederick Douglass

It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.

– Frederick Douglass


Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best. - Bob Talber

Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.

– Bob Talber


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

A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.  

– Henry Brooks Adams


Teach the children so that it will not be necessary to teach the adults. - Abraham Lincoln

Teach the children so that it will not be necessary to teach the adults.

– Abraham Lincoln

What’s one of your favorite quotes?

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10 thoughts on “Inspirational Quotes for Educators

  1. There are teachers who stand out in my memory even now, decades after leaving school. They leave an indelible mark on my psyche, and I am forever grateful to them.

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