100+ Best Teacher Quotes

Best Teacher Appreciation Quotes:-

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


A good teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary. – Thomas Carruthers 


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


A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind, and touches a heart. – Unknown


All students may not remember the teachings of their teachers, but they all remember the teachers. – Amit Kalantri


Be a wonderful role model because you will be the window through which many children will see their future. – Thomas Mckinnon


Because my teacher believed in me, I never gave up. Now I am flying towards my dreams.Heidi McDonald


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


Great teachers empathize with kids, respect them, and believe that each one has something special that can be built upon. –  Ann Lieberman


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


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


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


It is the ‘Teacher’, that shapes a novice; not only with his studies but character too. – Aniruddha Sastikar


Like the sun, a teacher enlightens a mind with his love, warmth, and light. – Debasish Mridha


Most of us end up with no more than five or six people who remember us. Teachers have thousands of people who remember them for the rest of their lives. – Andy Rooney


My teacher gave me the best gift of all: “Believing in me!” – Heidi McDonald


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


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 the soul of the child. – Carl Jung


Teachers are endless fragrance, which lasts forever in the mind of students as knowledge.  – Samar Sudha


Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task. – Haim Ginott


Teachers are mind engineers! Teachers are life directors! Don’t ever undermine a teacher!  – Ernest Agyemang Yeboah


Teachers can make such a profound impact on our lives and should be honored as heroes, I believe. Many of us owe who we are to certain teachers who appeared at just the right time, in the right place, and had just the right words to propel us on our journey. – Rainn Wilson


Teachers knew every one of the students, their secrets, their grades, their home situations. And all the students knew the teachers. It was like teachers were people who finally were the most popular at school. – Victoria Kahler


Teachers open the door… You enter by yourself. – Confucius


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


Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition. – Jacques Barzun


Teaching is the greatest act of optimism. – Colleen Wilcox


Teaching is not just a job. It is a human service, and it must be thought of as a mission.      – Dr Ralph Tyler


The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery. – Mark Van Doren


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


The best teachers become the best teachers by being their own best students. – Laurie Gray


The job of the police is to make slaves but the job of a teacher is to make leaders. – P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar


The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. – William A. Ward


The older I got, the smarter my teachers became. – Ally Carter


The only people you have to look out for in life are the people that don’t care about anything or anyone. These are the people that end up teaching our children. – Shannon L. Alder


The task of the excellent teacher is to stimulate ‘apparently ordinary’ people to unusual effort. The tough problem is not in identifying winners: it is in making winners out of ordinary people. – K. Patricia Cross


The true teacher defends his pupils against his influence. He inspires self-trust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciples.                – Amos Bronson Alcott


There are two types of teachers in the world: there are those who play school and teachers that teach school. – Matthew Dicks


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


Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well. – Aristotle


We are like children, who need masters to enlighten us and direct us; God has provided for this, by appointing his angels to be our teachers as guides. – Thomas Aquinas


What nobler employment, or more valuable to the state, than that of the man who instructs the rising generation? – Marcus Tullius Cicero


Your heart is slightly bigger than the average human heart, but that’s because you’re a teacher. – Aaron Bacall


Best Teacher Quotes:

A genius teacher loses time with a mediocre student! A genius student experiences the same thing with a mediocre teacher! – Mehmet Murat ildan


A genuine teacher does not seek to impress you with their greatness, but instead to impress upon you that you possess the skills to discover your own. – Charles F. Glassman


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


A good teacher must be able to put himself in the place of those who find learning hard. – Eliphas Levi


A master can tell you what he expects of you. A teacher, though, awakens your expectations. – Patricia Neal


A real teacher brings out potentials and a good teacher teaches you potential.                   – Adewale Osunsakin


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


A teacher can only lead you to the threshold of your mind. – Khalil Gibran


A teacher should have maximal authority and minimal power. – Thomas Szasz


A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron. – Horace Mann


A teacher’s job is to take a bunch of live wires and see that they are well-grounded. – D.Martin


A true teacher is the one who teaches you from his own experience and knowledge, not the one who tries to make you understand someone else’s experience or knowledge written down in a book. – Moustafa ELwasif


A truly special teacher is very wise and sees tomorrow in every child’s eyes.- Unknown


Awesome teachers recognize different abilities, take time to listen, go beyond the textbooks, and inspire from the heart! – Tanya Masse


Behind the parents stands the school, and behind the teacher the home. – Dr A.P.J.Abdul Kalam


Books teach us things, teachers teach us books, and parents teach us alphabets. And they are all gods we can see, touch, feel and talk with. – Sayam Pradhan


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


Even where there are no schools, there are teachers. – Sharad Vivek Sagar


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


Good teachers are good mentors. Great teachers are great mentors. – Lailah Gifty Akita


Great teachers answer your questions and leave you to question their answers. – Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel


Great teachers will never be able to make up for bad parents, nor should they be expected to. – Taylor Mali


I did not know of any single soul who succeeds in life without a mentorship. – Lailah Gifty Akita


I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework. – Lily Tomlin


If you have some kind of skill to survive, if dishonesty disturbs you, if you avoid evil acts, then you had very good teachers. – Amit Kalantri


If you numb pain you might ignore one of our greatest teachers. As a result, another message can be lost in translation. – Freequill


If you want to learn a thing, read that. If you want to know a thing, write that; if you want to master a thing, teach that. – Harbhajan Singh Yogi


In teaching, you cannot see the fruit of a day’s work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years. – Jacques Barzun


Inside of every great educator is a child that needed a better teacher. – J.R.Rivera


It takes generosity to be the one teaching, and humility to be the one being taught. – Mokokoma Mokhonoana


Learn the art of living in the desert from a camel; learn the art of jumping from a kangaroo! The person who does the job best is also the best teacher in that job! – Mehmet Murat ildan


No bubble is so iridescent or floats longer than that blown by the successful teacher. – William Osler


Teachers are the backbone of any country, the pillar upon which all aspirations are converted into realities. – Dr A.P.J.Abdul Kalam


Teachers are wonderful beings who inspire the spirit and open the mind. –  David Levithan


Teachers put their hearts and souls into everything that they do. – Heidi McDonald


Teachers see the coldness in the world and light fires in the minds of their students, hoping for a warm summer. Sadly, some cannot bear the flame, some turn away from the heat, and some twist the fire to burn. – Lance Conrad


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


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


The greatest sign of success for a teacher…is to be able to say, “The children are now working as if I did not exist”. – Maria Montessori


The average teacher explains complexity; the gifted teacher reveals simplicity. – Robert Breault


The best teacher is the one who teaches you how to be your teacher! – Mehmet Murat ildan


The best teacher of children, in brief, is one who is essentially childlike. – H. L. Mencken


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


The dream begins, most of the time, with a teacher who believes in you. – Dan Rather


The fact that you worry about being a good teacher, means that you already are one. – Jodi Picoult


The good teacher makes the poor student good and good student superior. – Marva Collins


The great teachers fill you up with hope and shower you with a thousand reasons to embrace all aspects of life. – Pat Conroy


The job of a teacher is to excite in the young a boundless sense of curiosity about life so that the growing child shall come to apprehend it with an excitement tempered by awe and wonder. – John Garrett


The most effective teacher will always be biased, for the chief force in teaching is confidence and enthusiasm. – Joyce Cary


The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without his teacher. – Elbert Hubbard


The purpose of education is to make good human beings with skill and expertise. Enlightened human beings can be created by teachers. – Dr A.P.J.Abdul Kalam


The road to freedom – here and everywhere on earth – begins in the classroom. – Hubert Humphrey


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


The teacher should be like the conductor in the orchestra, not the trainer in the circus. – Abhijit Naskar


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


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


True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create their own. – Nikos Kazantzakis


What a teacher writes on the blackboard of life can never be erased. – Unknown


When you study great teachers… you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style. – William Glasser


Without the teacher, there is no teaching. – Lailah Gifty Akita


You can’t stop a teacher when they want to do something. They just do it. – J.D. Salinger
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