Inspirational Quotes and Resources

Teacher Inspiration

There are a couple of teachers I have had without whose influence I would not be as happy with who I am.”
- Mackenzie Astin

The good teacher discovers the natural gifts of his pupils and liberates them by the stimulating influence of the inspiration that he can impart. The true leader makes his followers twice the men they were before.”
- Stephen Neill

Why can't teachers end up owning schools, the way waiters can open their own restaurants?”
- Peter Brimelow

A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.”
- Brad Henry

Teachers make a difference, and we would serve our students better by focusing on attracting and retaining the quality teachers by raising teacher pay.”
- Jeb Bush

Teachers believe they have a gift for giving; it drives them with the same irrepressible drive that drives others to create a work of art or a market or a building.”
- A. Bartlett Giamatti

The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself. ”
- Edward Bulwer-Lytton