40 Teachers’ Day Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Meninger

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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