“Anyone who does anything to help a child in his life is a hero to me.”

– Fred Rogers

“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.”

– Henry Brooks Adams

“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.”

– William Arthur Ward

“It takes a big heart to help shape little minds.”

“Being able to help someone to learn is a talent.”

– Margaret Riel

“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.”

– Albert Einstein

“Because my teacher believed in me, I never gave up. Now I am flying towards my dreams.”

– Heidi McDonald

“A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind and touches a heart.”

“Education is not filling a pail, but the lighting of a fire.”

– William Butler Yeats

“The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.”

– Kahlil Gibran

“Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.”

– Bob Talbert

“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

“I think the teaching profession contributes more to the future of our society than any other single profession.”

– John Wooden

“It’s not where you are in life, it’s who you have by your side that matters.”

– Unknown

“The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.”

– Hubert H. Humphrey

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