26 Best Teaching Quotes For Study Motivation

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Are you looking for some teaching motivation? Stay motivated with the help of the below inspirational teaching quotes.

Best Quotes About Teaching

1. “Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.” ― Jacques Barzun

2. “The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without a teacher.” ― Elbert Hubbard

3. “Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.” ― Aristotle

4. “True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create their own.” ― Nikos Kazantzakis

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5. “You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.” ― Galileo

6. “Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.” ― Ernest Hemingway

7. “I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think” ― Socrates

8. “Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.” ― J. Krishnamurti

9. “Proper teaching is recognized with ease. You can know it without fail because it awakens within you that sensation which tells you this is something you have always known.” ― Frank Herbert

10. “If you want to teach people a new way of thinking, don’t bother trying to teach them. Instead, give them a tool, the use of which will lead to new ways of thinking.” ― Richard Buckminster Fuller

11. “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin

12. “A child can teach an adult three things: to be happy for no reason, to always be busy with something, and to know how to demand with all his might that which he desires.” ― Paulo Coelho

13. “When you want to teach children to think, you begin by treating them seriously when they are little, giving them responsibilities, talking to them candidly, providing privacy and solitude for them, and making them readers and thinkers of significant thoughts from the beginning. That’s if you want to teach them to think.” ― Bertrand Russell

14. “Children learn more from what you are than what you teach.” ― W.E.B. DuBois

15. “The easy confidence with which I know another man’s religion is folly teaches me to suspect that my own is also.” ― Mark Twain

16. “A teacher who loves learning earns the right and the ability to help others learn.” ― Ruth Beechick

17. “I never teach my pupils, I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.” ― Albert Einstein

18. “Experience teaches only the teachable.” ― Aldous Huxley

19. “Genius is the ability to independently arrive at and understand concepts that would normally have to be taught by another person.” ― Immanuel Kant

20. “The learning process is something you can incite, literally incite, like a riot.” ― Audre Lorde

21. “The teacher is of course an artist, but being an artist does not mean that he or she can make the profile, can shape the students. What the educator does in teaching is to make it possible for the students to become themselves.” ― Paulo Freire

22. “Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.” ― Oscar Wilde

23. “I taught you everything you know. But I didn’t teach you everything I know.” ― Orson Scott Card

24. “All teachings are mere references. The true experience is living your own life. Then, even the holiest of words are only words.” ― Deng Ming-Dao

25. “Once she knows how to read there’s only one thing you can teach her to believe in and that is herself.” ― Virginia Woolf

26. “You teach me, I forget. You show me, I remember. You involve me, I understand.” ― Edward O. Wilson

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