39 Teachers’ Day Quotes

Here you will find quotes for Teachers’ Day. If you are looking for messages and wishes to send to your teachers then check out Teachers’ Day Wishes and Messages.

1. Of all the hard jobs around, one of the hardest is being a good teacher. – Maggie Gallagher

2. There are two kinds of teachers: the kind that fills you with so much quail shot that you can’t move, and the kind that just gives you a little prod behind and you jump to the skies. – Robert Frost

3. The duties of a teacher are neither few nor small, but they elevate the mind and give energy to the character. – Dorothea Dix

4. The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don’t tell you what to see. – Alexandra K. Trenfor

5. The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called truth. – Dan Rather

6. They inspire you, they entertain you, and you end up learning a ton even when you don’t know it. – Nicholas Sparks

7. The true teachers are those who help us think for ourselves. – Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

8. Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher. – Japanese Proverb

9. Wherever you find something extraordinary, you’ll find the fingerprints of a great teacher. – Arne Duncan

10. I’m not a teacher: only a fellow traveler of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead- ahead of myself as well as you. – George Bernard Shaw

11. Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students. – Solomon Ortiz

12. The test of a good teacher is not how many questions he can ask his pupils that they will answer readily, but how many questions he inspires them to ask him which he finds it hard to answer. – Alice Wellington Rollins

13. It’s the teacher that makes the difference, not the classroom. – Michael Morpurgo

14. Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best. – Bob Talbert

15. Good teachers know how to bring out the best in students. – Charles Kuralt

16. The influence of teachers extends beyond the classroom, well into the future. – F. Sionil Jose

17. A true teacher is one who, keeping the past alive, is also able to understand the present. – Confucius

18. A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning. – Brad Henry

19. Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world. – Malala Yousafzai

20. Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important. – Bill Gates

21. One good teacher in a lifetime may sometimes change a delinquent into a solid citizen. – Philip Wylie

22. If you have to put someone on a pedestal, put teachers. They are society’s heroes. – Guy Kawasaki

23. The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds to satisfy it afterward. – Anatole France

24. I have always felt that the true text-book for the pupil is his teacher. – Mahatma Gandhi

25. You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth. – Khalil Gibran

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

27. The teacher is the one who gets the most out of the lessons, and the true teacher is the learner. – Elbert Hubbard

28. Teachers affect eternity; no one can tell where their influence stops. – Henry Brooks Adams

29. 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

30. What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches. – Karl Meninger

31. Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods and techniques. The teacher is the heart of the educational system. – Sidney Hook

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

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

34. Teachers can change lives with just the right mix of chalk and challenges. – Joyce Meyer

35. Teachers have three loves: love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together. – Scott Hayden

36. A good teacher is like a candle – it consumes itself to light the way for others. – Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

37. The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind. – Khalil Gibran

38. Teachers are the most responsible and important members of society because their professional efforts affect the fate of the earth. – Helen Caldicott

39. I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well. – Alexander the Great

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