A collection of some of the very best and top appreciation quotes for teachers as well as inspiring quotes you can send to your teachers and mentors. These carefully selected quotes for teachers are inspiring to read and motivating.

You will agree with me that teachers are often the unsung heroes in every child’s live including successful business men and women. Lets remember always the importance of the work they do.

Inspirational Quotes About Teachers
Inspirational Quotes About Teachers

Quotes for Teachers

#1

“To the world you may just be a teacher, but to your students you are their hero.” – Unknown

#2

“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

#3

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

#4

“The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book.” – Unknown

#5

“Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no matter how slow their progress is.” – Plato

Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress no matter how slow thier progress is
Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress no matter how slow their progress is

#6

“Students don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” – Unknown

#7

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

#8

“A teacher has to be a prophet who can look into the future and see the world of tomorrow into which the children of today must fit.” – Author Unknown

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#9

“The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence.” – Amos Bronson Alcott

#10

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

Short Teachers Quotes

Fail to prepare be prepared to fail
Fail to prepare be prepared to fail

#11

“If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.” – Chinese Proverb

#12

“A gifted teacher is not only prepared to meet the needs of today’s child, but is also prepared to foresee the hopes and dreams in every child’s future.” – Robert John Meehan

#13

“The more that you read, the more things you will know, the more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss

#14

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

#15

“It takes a big heart to help shape little minds” – Unknown

Teaching kids to count is fine but teaching them what counts is best
Teaching kids to count is fine but teaching them what counts is best

#16

“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

#17

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

#18

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

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#19

“A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank but the world may be a better place because I made a difference in the life of a child.” – Forest Witcraft

#20

“Not all superheroes have capes, some have teaching degrees.” – Unknown

Heart Touching Quotes for Teachers

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

#21

“A teacher is never too smart to learn from his pupils.” – Bill Bowerman

#22

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

#23

“The influence of a great teacher can never be erased.” – Unknown

#24

“Fail to prepare, be prepared to fail.” – Unknown

#25

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

To the world you may just be a teacher but to your students you are a HERO
To the world you may just be a teacher but to your students you are a HERO

#26

“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

#27

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

#28

“As a general rule, teachers teach more by what they are than by what they say.” – Author Unknown

#29

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

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#30

“A key to growing as a teacher is to keep company mainly with teachers who uplift you, whose presence inspire you and whose dedication drives you.” – Robert John Meehan

Quotes About Teachers Changing Lives

A teacher is never too smart to learn from his pupils
A teacher is never too smart to learn from his pupils

#31

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

#32

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

#33

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

#34

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

#35

“A teacher has two jobs; fill young minds with knowledge, yes, but more important, give those minds a compass so that that knowledge doesn’t go to waste.” – Mr. Holland’s Opus

Students dont care how much you know until they know how much you care
Students dont care how much you know until they know how much you care

#36

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

#37

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

#38

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

#39

“Anyone who does anything to help a child in his life is a hero to me.” – Fred Rogers

#40

“Teachers are our greatest public servants; they spend their lives educating our young people and shaping our nation for tomorrow.” – Solomon Ortiz