If you are a teacher who is feeling burnt out, this blog post is for you. It’s no secret that teaching can be incredibly draining. It’s one of the most important, yet thankless jobs around. However, it’s also one of the most rewarding careers out there. No matter how burnt out you may feel, deep down, there is a reason you became a teacher in the first place. We hope that these words will remind you why you chose this profession, and give you the strength to continue educating and molding future generations for the better. Thank you for all that you do!
“One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.” – Carl Jung, Swiss Psychiatrist and Founder of Analytical Psychology
“Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.” – John Steinbeck, American Writer and Nobel Prize Winner
“If you have to put someone on a pedestal, put teachers. They are society’s heroes.” – Guy Kawasaki, American Entrepreneur and Former Apple Employee
“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” – Henry Adams, American Historian and Pulitzer Prize Winner
“In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something less.” – Lee Iacocca, American Businessman and Former Chairman of Chrysler Corporation
“Science is a cooperative enterprise, spanning the generations. It’s the passing of a torch from teacher, to student, to teacher. A community of minds reaching back to antiquity and forward to the stars.” – Neil DeGrasse Tyson, American Astrophysicist and Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History
We hope that these quotes have inspired and motivated you. Teaching is an incredibly important job, and we are grateful for all that you do! Thank you for your dedication to educating future generations. We appreciate you!