10 Quotes on Teaching 

“You may not get it now, but you will get it eventually” were words I have heard a thousand times. You have probably heard similar sayings at some point in life. Although at the moment in time we hear these words, they make no sense. It is interesting that the words of an educator often rings true at some point in life. The teacher could have been a parent, a grandparent, grade school teacher or a professor of a college course that taught us something that it has taken us years to digest. Ok. Let me speak for myself since it has taken me years to digest the wisdom of my educators. So, today I want to inspire teachers with 10 great quotes every teacher should know.

10 Teacher Quotes 

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

2.) “Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.”Aristotle

3.) Teachers can change lives with just the right mix of chalk and challenges.Joyce Meyer

4.) The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.William A. Ward

5.) Teaching is an instinctual art, mindful of potential, craving of realizations, a pausing, seamless process.A. Bartlett Giamatti

6.) “A good teacher is like a candle – it consumes itself to light the way for others.”Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

7.) “I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.”Lily Tomlin

8.) “When you study great teachers… you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.”William Glasser

9.) “Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.”Paulo Coelho

10.) “Teaching is the one profession that creates all other professions”Unknown

Challenge- Share this with a teacher to encourage them.

Motivation One Moment At A Time


E.N.Howie is a native Washingtonian who has been fortunate to experience some life-altering circumstances that have given him a different way to look at challenges. In some circles, he would be described as an eternal optimist. He believes there is a bright side to even the darkest of experiences if you will search for the light. He is a husband, mentor, community-centered individual and a sharer of inspiration.