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Teacher Quotes

Teacher Quotes

Show your favorite teacher how much he or she means to you, with the quotes mentioned here.
Quotabulary Staff
Last Updated: Sep 28, 2018
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.
Reading in library
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.
Teacher Teaching Students
The quotes given here 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

I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
- Alexander the Great
Father teaching daughter to measure boards in workshop or garage
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
- Albert Einstein
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
Preschool teacher and children using globe
Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers.
- Josef Albers
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
Funny Quotes
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
Teacher asking her students a question
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
We will get to the right answer eventually
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.