18 Inspirational Traveling Teacher Quotes

Whether you’re teaching English abroad, or a teacher who travels, we’ve dug up some amazingly inspirational traveling teacher quotes to help you remember what you do is so very important to everything and everyone.

After all, “teaching is the one profession that teaches all other professions,” or so goes the anonymous famous quote, and we couldn’t agree more.

Traveling Teacher Quotes

It costs nothing to dream and everything not to. ~unknown 

That’s the real trouble with the world, too many people grow up. ~Walt Disney

A teacher is a compass that activates the magnets of curiosity, knowledge and wisdom in the pupils. ~Ever Garrison

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. ~William James

I am not a teacher, but an awakener. ~Robert Frost

When one teaches, two learn. ~Robert Heinlein

A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience’s attention, then he can teach his lesson. ~John Henrik Clarke

Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world. ~Nelson Mandelateach english abroad world comparison chart

A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops. ~Henry Adams

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. ~Lao Tzu

Don’t tell me how educated you are. Tell me how much you’ve traveled. ~Prophet Mohammed

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” ~Benjamin Franklin

Not all those who wander are lost. ~J.R.R. Tolkien

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” ~Aristotle.

So often you find that the students you’re trying to inspire are the ones that end up inspiring you. ~Sean Junkins

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. ~Mark Twain

I am enough of a realist to understand that I can’t reach every child, but I am more of an optimist to get up every morning and try. ~Preston Morgan

Travel teaches toleration. ~Benjamin Disraeli


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