51+ Heartwarming Teacher’s Day Quotes

Teachers are irreplaceable due to the instrumental role they play in a child’s holistic development. They inspire students by not only teaching them academically but also guiding them, which helps shape their personality. A good teacher not only teaches but leads and builds a community of learners. An excellent teacher can serve as a mentor which changes the trajectory of a child’s life. Children should always be grateful to their teachers.


Importance of Teachers in Life


It is often said that knowledge is power. The person who imparts this knowledge wields power too- this is the power to transform, shape, and inspire. This improves a child’s future. A good teacher will see where a child is struggling, and work with them until they become self-sufficient. Teachers ensure that a child’s future is successful by providing personal guidance.

Teachers work very hard. They are dedicated to curriculum development, harnessing a child’s potential, and bringing out their academic talents. A teacher may be strict but that is for the child’s benefit, as building a regimen curates a good work ethic. As such, teachers are directly responsible for the future of the country, as they educate tomorrow’s leaders and increase societal creativity as well as productivity. You should admire your child’s teachers.


51+ Quotes About Teachers

Teaching is one of society’s most important careers. Teachers are the keepers of the future and should be treated with respect and given dignity. In India, we celebrate Teacher’s Day on 5th September, to honor our former president, and renowned scholar, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan’s birthday. These are some quotes to celebrate Teacher’s Day. Children should recite these quotes to teachers to remind them how much they appreciate them. 

1.“Give me a fish and I eat for a day. Teach me to fish and I eat for a lifetime.” 

- Chinese Proverb

2.“One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world.”  - Malala Yousafzai

3.“A teacher is a compass that activates the magnets of curiosity, knowledge, and wisdom in the pupils.” - Ever Garrison

4.“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” - Malcolm X

5.“The best teachers are those who show you where to look but don’t tell you what to see.” -  Alexandra K. Trenfor

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

7.“A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.” - Thomas Carruthers

8.“You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.” - Clay P. Bedford

9.“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” - John Dewey

10.“Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.”   - Will Durant

11.“Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.” - G.K. Chesterton

12.“Teachers can make such a profound impact on our lives and should be honored as heroes.” - Rainn Wilson

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

14.“It’s the teacher that makes the difference, not the classroom.”- Michael Morpurgo

15.“Teacher appreciation makes the world of education go around.”- Helen Peters

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

17.“Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.” - Confucius

18.“Good teachers know how to bring out the best in students.” - Charles Kuralt

19. “A teacher's job is to take a bunch of live wires and see that they are well-grounded.” - Darwin Martin

20.“I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.” - Lily Tomlin

21.“Invest in our teachers, and our children will succeed.” - Barack Obama

22.“The dream begins, most of the time, with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you on to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called truth.” - Dan Rather

23.“Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.” - GK Chesterton

24. If you look behind every exceptional person there is an exceptional teacher.” - Stephen Hawking

25.“A teacher nourishes the soul of a child for a lifetime.” - Unknown

26.“Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.” - William Butler Yeats

27“Nine-tenths of education is encouragement.” - Anatole France

28.“Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers.” - Josef Albers

29.“Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.”  ― C.S. Lewis

30."If we teach today's students as we taught yesterday's, we rob them of tomorrow." - John Dewey

31.“Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher."

 - Japanese Proverb

32.“I think the teaching profession contributes more to the future of our society than any other single profession.”  - John Wooden

33.“Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, calibre, 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

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

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

40.“The roots of education are bitter but the fruit is sweet.” - Aristotle

41."What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul." 

- Joseph Addison

42.“Teachers teach because they care. Teaching young people is what they do best. It requires long hours, patience, and care.” – Horace Mann

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

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

45.“Teachers can change lives with the right mix of chalk and challenges. - Joyce Meyer

46.“Students don't care how much you know until they know how much you care." - John C. Maxwell

47.“Teachers have three loves: love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together." - Scott Hayden

48.“The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.” - Mark Van Doren

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

50.“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.” - Khalil Gibran

51.“Teacher appreciation makes the world of education go around.” - Helen Peters

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

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

54.“The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts."- C.S. Lewis

55.“Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.” - John C. Dana


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