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The 34 Most Inspirational Quotes About Teaching

These sayings capture the priceless value of all educators and how their influence can touch lives.

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On the real value of education

 It's more than books and papers.

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On the love of teaching

The most moving teaching quotes come from people who have been transformed by their own teachers. Check out these 15 powerful reasons why teachers love their jobs.

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On creativity

 Who better to give teaching quotes than people who shape young minds every day?

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On the art of teaching

 All teachers secretly double as entertainers, whether they know it or not.

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On a teacher's role

 These teaching quotes get to the heart of what it means to be an educator.

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On global impact

 Teachers can change the world. Can you guess which famous books these quotes are from? 

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On educating children

 After all, those children will be the ones in power someday.

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On teaching and eternity

Who run the world? Teachers.

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On the questions a teacher asks

Yes, teachers love when the students become the teachers.

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On counting vs. what counts

Teachers shape minds and hearts.

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest