As teachers enter a new year, it's the perfect time to reflect on goals and motivations. Teaching is a challenging yet rewarding profession, and it's important for educators to stay inspired and motivated throughout the year. Here are some new year's inspirational quotes for teacher motivation to help you start the year off on the right foot.
"A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops." - Henry Adams
"The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery." - Mark Van Doren
"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire." - William Butler Yeats
"The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires." - William Arthur Ward
"The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see." - Alexandra K. Trenfor
"A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning." - Brad Henry
"Teaching is the greatest act of optimism." - Colleen Wilcox
"The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you." - B.B. King
"The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts." - C.S. Lewis
"The future of the world is in my classroom today." - Ivan Welton Fitzwater
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