Teachers’ Day: 10 inspirational quotes from world’s most famous teachers

These witty and inspirational quotes from renowned teachers will make you understand why teaching is considered a noble profession

By: Express Web Desk | Noida | Updated: September 5, 2016 7:19 pm

These renowned teachers broke the conventional mode and gave wisdom to their students. They inspired and encouraged them to think out-of-the-box. Here are some heart warming quotes from the best teachers in the history:

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The best brains of the nation may be found on the last benches of the classroom
APJ Abdul Kalam, late President

 

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The true teachers are those who help us think for ourselves
Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Virswami

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge
Albert Einstein

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

Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.
— Mark Twain

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“The mind of the child is always on the alert, restless and eager to receive firsthand knowledge from mother nature. Children should be surrounded with the things of nature which have their own educational value. Their minds should be allowed to stumble upon and surprised at everything that happens in todays life
— Rabindranath Tagore, poet, writer and teacher

Education in the light of present-day knowledge and need calls for some spirited and creative innovations both in the substance and the purpose of current pedagogy.

ReadTeachers’ Day 2016: Why is it celebrated on September 5 in India?

— Anne Sullivan, American teacher, best known for being the instructor and lifelong companion of Helen Keller

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Change is not something that we should fear. Rather, it is something that we should welcome. For without change, nothing in this world would ever grow or blossom, and no one in this world would ever move forward to become the person they’re meant to be.
— Yoga guru B.K.S. Iyengar

“Everyone loves something, even if it’s only tortillas.”
― Chögyam Trungpa

 

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“I teach the way that I wish I was taught. The lectures are coming from me, an actual human being who is fascinated by the world around him.

— Salman Khan, Khan Academy

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