A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
Author: Henry Brooks Adams (1838-1918)
Profession: American Historian
The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciple.
Author: Amos Bronson Alcott (1799-1888)
Profession: American Educator, Social Reformer
To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching. To attain it we must be able to guess what will interest; we must learn to read the childish soul as we might a piece of music. Then, by simply changing the key, we keep up the attraction and vary the song.
Author: Henri Frederic Amiel (1821-1881)
Profession: Swiss Philosopher, Poet, Critic
The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.
Profession: Greek Philosopher
My object will be, if possible, to form Christian men, for Christian boys I can scarcely hope to make.
Author: Thomas Arnold (1795-1842)
Profession: British Educator, Scholar
A professor is one who talks in someone else's sleep.
Author: W. H. Auden (1907-1973)
Profession: Anglo-American Poet
You can't teach a hunter it's wrong to kill.
Author: Hari Dass Baba
You teach best what you most need to learn.
Author: Richard Bach (1936)
Profession: American Author
A schoolmaster should have an atmosphere of awe, and walk wonderingly, as if he was amazed at being himself.
Author: Walter Bagehot (1826-1877)
Profession: British Economist, Critic
I believe that every human soul is teaching something to someone nearly every minute here in mortality.
Author: M. Russell Ballard (1928)
Profession: American Missionary, Bishop,
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
Author: Jacques Barzun (1907)
Profession: American Scholar
Unless we do his teachings, we do not demonstrate faith in him.
Author: Ezra Taft Benson (1899-1994)
Profession: American Government Official and Religious Leader
The schoolmaster is abroad! And I trust to him armed with his primer against the soldier in full military array.
Author: Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832)
Profession: British Philosopher, Jurist, Political Theorist
Life is amazing: and the teacher had better prepare himself to be a medium for that amazement.
Author: Edward Blishen (1920)
Profession: British Actor
There is no real teacher who in practice does not believe in the existence of the soul, or in a magic that acts on it through speech.
Author: Allan Bloom (1930-1992)
Profession: American Educator, Author