Teacher Quotes

Teacher Quotes

Show your favorite teacher how much he or she means to you, with the quotes mentioned in this article.
Quotabulary Staff
Last Updated: Aug 12, 2017
A teacher is one of the most influential persons in one's life. She is the one who takes up the responsibility of taking care of the child's needs when he is away from home. She watches over him, talks to him, shows him and tells him about different new things. A teacher plays a very important role in molding a child's personality. Apart from bookish knowledge, there are far more important things that a teacher is responsible for in a student's life. These involve teaching the difference between right and wrong through experience, and shaping them into good human beings. A teacher is, to a great extent, accountable for the thought process of the future generations of the society. The quotes given below pay a tribute to the wonderful teachers that have played a very important role in making us what we are today.

Inspirational Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

It is not so much what is poured into the student, but what is planted that really counts. - Author Unknown

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

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

Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions. - Author Unknown

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

Funny Quotes

If a doctor, lawyer, or dentist had 40 people in his office at one time, all of whom had different needs, and some of whom didn't want to be there and were causing trouble, and the doctor, lawyer, or dentist, without assistance, had to treat them all with professional excellence for nine months, then he might have some conception of the classroom teacher's job. - Donald D. Quinn

I believe that the testing of the student's achievements in order to see if he meets some criterion held by the teacher, is directly contrary to the implications of therapy for significant learning. - Carl Rogers

If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure. - Bill Gates

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

There are two good reasons to be a teacher - July, and August! - Author Unknown

By choosing to be a teacher, you have entered an emotionally dangerous profession. - Unknown

As long as teachers give tests there will always be prayer in schools. - Unknown

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education. - Albert Einstein

You can consider any of these quotes to show your appreciation for your teachers and give them a reason to smile, today and tomorrow.
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