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A good teacher is like a candle

How many of us really know the value of a good teacher? Ya! You will say ‘a good teacher is like a candle’ yes its true but teachers actually worth more than that.

And few even understand, what we meant by saying

Okay, that’s why am writing the articles to,

Motivate you

Tell you how valued teachers are

why teachers are the beginning of everything

and I will round up this short article with quotes about teachers.

Let start by asking you what did you really understand by saying ‘a good teacher is like a candle’

The full quote is

‘A good TEACHER is like a candle – it consumes itself to LIGHT the way for others’

That means a good teacher will get himself uncomfortable just for you to understand what he wants to say.

This quote has been credited to the Italian poet Giovanni Ruffini and the Turkish statesman Mustafa Kemal Atatürk 1807-1881.

Have you ever meet some crazy teachers that go the extra mile to let you understand what they mean?

If yes, leave your comment to let give kudos to him/her they deserve it.

They don’t sleep overnight

Just to understand what they want to teach you

They will still learn the best way to act for you to understand it and find it interesting.


Teachers are the beginning of everything,

Just think about anything

Before you know that thing

Someone teach you right?

That is another phase of a teacher.

Truly, A good TEACHER is gold.

Globally teachers are super respected so we observe the great ‘Teachers Day’

Every country has the special date reserve for it https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Teachers%27_Days

If you are a teacher you are lucky!

Let me quickly round this up with quotes about teachers you will love.

‘A good TEACHER is like a candle’ 20 More Quotes



Good teachers know how to bring out the best in students.

— Charles Kuralt


I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.

~Lily Tomlin as “Edith Ann”


I will venture to maintain that where the teacher is not pleasing to the pupil, there is no education.

— Xenophon


The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without his teacher.

~Elbert Hubbard


In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day’s work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years.

~Jacques Barzun


The influence of teachers extends beyond the classroom, well into the future.

— F. Sionil Jose


Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.

~John Cotton Dana


Teachers affect eternity; no one can tell where their influence stops.

– Henry Brooks Adams


A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.

~Thomas Carruthers


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

– Albert Einstein

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


What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches.

~Karl Menninger


So what does a good teacher do? Create tension — but just the right amount.

— Donald Norman

This quote from Margaret Fuller really brings another perspective to ‘A good TEACHER is like a candle – it consumes itself to LIGHT the way for others.’

If you have knowledge, let others light their candles at it.

~Margaret Fuller

A teacher’s job is to take a bunch of live wires and see that they are well-grounded.

~D. Martin


The influence of teachers extends beyond the classroom, well into the future.

— F. Sionil Jose


A truly special teacher is very wise, and sees tomorrow in every child’s eyes.

~Author Unknown


The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.

~Mark Van Doren


You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.

— Dr. Seuss


Discover wildlife: be a teacher!

~Author Unknown


The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence.

– Amos Bronson Alcott

In conclusion:

Hey UsefulTeam,

You cannot just read the quotes and leave

The aim and objectives of teachers are just for who he/she is teaching to be better off.

I have invest mine, for now, pass it be useful to someone today and you will be forever grateful to yourself for doing that.


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