Sharing few quotations by eminent personalities to remember on this auspicious day.
“Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher that will be the biggest honor for me.” – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression & knowledge.” – Albert Einstein
“Education is the manifestation of perfection already in man.” – Swami Vivekananda
“I have always felt that the true text-book for the pupil is his teacher.” – Mahatma Gandhi
“Teachers are the most responsible and important members of society because their professional efforts affect the fate of the earth.” – Helen Caldicott
“Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.” – Bill Gates
“The true teachers are those who help us think for ourselves.” – Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela
“Good teachers know how to bring out the best in students.” – Charles Kuralt
“One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.” – Malala Yousafzai
“The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds to satisfy it afterward.” – Anatole France
“Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.” – Aristotle
“The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.” – Mark Van Doren
“I’m not a teacher: only a fellow traveler of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead- ahead of myself as well as you.” – George Bernard Shaw
“There are two kinds of teachers: the kind that fills you with so much quail shot that you can’t move, and the kind that just gives you a little prod behind and you jump to the skies.” – Robert Frost
“If you were successful somebody along the line gave you some help. There was a great teacher somewhere in your life.” – Barack Obama
“The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called truth.” – Dan Rather
“Good teaching must be slow enough so that it is not confusing, and fast enough so that it is not boring.”- Sydney J. Harris
“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” – Henry Brooks Adams
“The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.” – Khalil Gibran
“Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher.” – William Wordsworth
“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” – William Arthur Ward.
“A good teacher must be able to put himself in the place of those who find learning hard.” – Eliphas Levi.
“One good teacher in a lifetime may sometimes change a delinquent into a solid citizen.” – Philip Wylie.