Good teachers quotes: 30+ best teacher quotes in English

Good teachers quotes: Over 30 best teacher quotes

Here is a list of famous quotes about teachers as well as famous sayings about teachers.

Some of these quotes can be looked upon as inspirational teacher quotes and inspirational quotes for educators that can inspire teachers and educators to motivate and activate knowledge, curiosity, and wisdom in learners.

 

Good teachers quotes/ Great teacher quote

  • “A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.” Horace Mann

Good teacher quotes in English/good educator quotes

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

 

  • “A good teacher is like a candle. It consumes itself to light the way for others.” Author Unknown

 

  • “The fact that you worry about being a good teacher, means that you already are one.” Jodi Picoult

 

  • The best teachers are those who show you where to look but don’t tell you what to see.
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Famous quotes about teachers

 

  • “A teacher is a compass that activates the magnets of curiosity, knowledge, and wisdom in the pupils.” Terri Guillemets

 

  • “Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions.” Author Unknown

 

  • “What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches.” Karl Meninger
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  • Teachers make the world a better place.

 

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

 

  • “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

 

  • Teachers who love teaching teach children to love learning.
Good teachers quotes
Good teachers quotes

 

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

 

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

 

  • I wasn’t born to just teach. I was born to inspire others, to change people, and to never give up; even when faced with challenges that seem impossible.

 

  • “The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes; and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.” Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

 

  • “I am not a teacher, but an awakener.” Robert Frost

 

  • The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery. Mark Van Doren
Good teachers quotes
Good teachers quotes

Quotations on teachers

  • “Educators are the only people who lose sleep over other people’s children.” Nicholas A. Ferroni

 

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

 

  • “You are a teacher, you are a head and for everyone, you are a leader.”Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

 

  • “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

 

  • “I am not a teacher, but an awakener.” Robert Frost

 

  • Students don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.
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Best quotes for teachers
  •  “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela

Quotations on teachers

  • “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.

 

  • “Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids to work together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.” Bill Gates

 

  • “If we are truly effective teachers, then we are creating autonomous, independent, and self-directed learners, not just successful test-takers.” Robert John Meehan.
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Good teachers quotes/best teacher quotes

 

  • “Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids to work together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.” Bill Gates

 

  • “Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.” Japanese proverb

 

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

 

  • “They may forget what you said but they will not forget how you made them feel.” Carl Buechner

 

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

 

  • “It is not what is poured into the student, but what is planted, that counts.”  E.P. Bertin

 

  • “I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.” Lily Tomlin — Quotes on teacher

Good teachers quotes and proverbs

Proverbs about teaching and teachers

  1. “In teaching others we teach ourselves.” Traditional proverb
  2. “He who flatters me is my enemy, who blames me is my teacher.” Chinese proverb
  3. “By learning you will teach, by teaching you will learn.”
  4. “Falling teaches us to walk safely.” Dutch proverb
  5. “Necessity is a great teacher.” Mexican proverb
  6. “Teaching in youth is like carving in stone.” Moroccan proverb
  7. “Experience is the best teacher.” Traditional proverb
  8. Experience is a hard teacher.”
  9. “Better untaught than ill taught.” Italian proverb
  10. “A wise teacher makes learning a joy.”  Traditional proverb
  11. “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” Chinese proverb
  12. “Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself.” Chinese proverb
  13. “Diligence is a great teacher.” Arabian proverb
  14. “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” Traditional proverb
  15. “Don’t teach your grandmother to suck eggs.”

 

Good teachers quotes: Good morning teacher quotes and wishes

  • “Dear teacher, thank you for coming to school every day and giving us the gift of education. I wish you a happy morning and a wonderful day.”

 

  • “Dear teacher, I wish your day would be filled with happiness and blessings. Good morning.”

 

  • “Thanks for planting the love of learning and the seeds of knowledge in our hearts. Your inspirational words will always help us in every step. I believe that your guidance will not let us give up at any stage and make us more confident. You are surely the best teacher I have ever had in my entire life. Good morning my dear teacher”

 

  • “Dear teacher, I may forget what I have read in books, but I cannot forget the good lessons you taught us and your wise spoken words. Now, I am a really successful person thanks to you and your efforts. You are really a special teacher for me. Thank you my great teacher for being there. Good morning!”

 

This list of good teachers quotes is not exhaustive. More famous quotes on teachers /teachers quotations and quotes about great teachers will be added to the list.

I really hope you have enjoyed this list of great quotes for teachers.

 

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