Last Updated: 3rd October, 2019

Teachers' Day Quotes

Use these teacher's appreciation quotes to convey your expressions and gratitude to your favourite teacher and wish them a very Happy Teacher's Day!

Happy Teacher's Day

Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honour for me.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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 is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.
- Thomas Carruthers

What we learn with pleasure we never forget.
Alfred Mercier

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

Sidney Hook

I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange,
I am ungrateful to those teachers.
Khalil Gibran

A Teacher presents the past, reveals the present, and creates the future.

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


A good teacher must know the rules; a good pupil, the exceptions.
Martin H. Fischer

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

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

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

History is the only true teacher, the revolution the best school for the proletariat.
Rosa Luxemburg

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A teacher nourishes the soul of a child for a lifetime.

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


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

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

"He that teaches us anything which we knew not before is undoubtedly to be reverenced as a master."
Samuel Johnson

A child miseducated is a child lost.
John F. Kennedy

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

The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.

The children now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise.

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A Teacher takes a hand, opens a mind, and touches a Heart.

"The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciple."
- Amos Bronson Alcott

No one is more cherished in this world than someone who lightens the burden of another.
- Proverb

The greatest sign of a success for a to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
- Maria Montessori

A good teacher is like a candle - it consumes itself to light the way for others.
- Mark Sam

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

Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions.
- W. Tom

I swear... to hold my teacher in this art equal to my own parents; to make him partner in my livelihood; when he is in need of money to share mine with him; to consider his family as my own brothers and to teach them this art, if they want to learn it, without fee or indenture.

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You can get help from Teachers but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.
Dr. Seuss

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

A teacher who can arouse a feeling for one single good action, for one single good poem, accomplishes more than he who fills our memory with rows and rows of natural objects, classified with name and form.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book.
V. William

Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats

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The Best Teachers are those who show you where to look but don't tell what to see.
Happy Teachers' Day

The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn.

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

What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches.
- Karl Menninger

Teaching is leaving a vestige of one self in the development of another. And surely the student is a bank where you can deposit your most precious treasures.
- Eugene P. Bertin

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You have added various colors of knowledge to my life...
You make a wonderful Teacher...
Happy Teacher's Day!

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

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

Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself.
Chinese proverb-