Teacher Appreciation Week: Favorite Quotes


Happy #TeacherAppreciationWeek! We’ve all had teachers in our lives that have shaped us and helped us achieve our goals and we can’t thank them enough for all that they do.

Here are some of my favorite quotes from real and fictional educators and mentors.

“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.”-Henry Adams: American Historian

“No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.”- John Keating: Dead Poets Society

“Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open.”- Albus Dumbledore: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.”- Albert Einstein: Theoretical Physicist

“If you let people’s perception of you dictate your behavior, you will never grow as a person.”– George Feeny: Boy Meets World

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.”- Helen Keller: Author & Lecturer

“Do or do not- there is no try.”- Yoda: Star Wars

“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”- Gandalf the Grey: Lord of the Rings

“Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.”- Booker T. Washington: Educator and Political Advisor

“In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun.”- Mary Poppins- Marry Poppins

“Take chances, make mistakes, get messy!”- Ms. Frizzle- The Magic School Bus

“Oh yes, the past can hurt. But you can either run from it or learn from it.”- Rafiki- The Lion King

“There is no great genius without some touch of madness.”- Aristotle: Philosopher

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