A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
A courage which looks easy and yet is rare; the courage of a teacher repeating day after day the same lessons - the least rewarded of all forms of courage.
The teacher is one who makes two ideas grow where only one grew before.
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
Teachers can change lives with just the right mix of chalk and challenges.
Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
The object of teaching a child is to enable them to get along without their teacher.
No bubble is so iridescent or floats longer than that blown by the successful teacher.