Top 30 Teachers Day Inspiring Quotes 2019

Teachers deserve compliments and thanks each day of this calendar year, but this really is a exceptional chance to understand the unbelievable impact a fantastic teacher may have in your own life, inside and beyond the classroom.

Keep reading for some of very moving quotations on teachers, the craft of education, and also the significance of schooling. You may like to read Teacher Appreciation Week Ideas.

What we learn with pleasure we never forget

Top 30 Inspiring Teachers Day Quotes 2019

  1. “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
  2. “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” —William Butler Yeats
  3. “Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” —John Dewey
  4. “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” —William Ward
  5. “I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. It might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.” —John Steinbeck
  6. “I am not a teacher, but an awakener.” —Robert Frost
  7. “I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.” —Socrates
  8. “Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.” —Confucius
  9. “Let us remember: one book, one pen, one child and one teacher can change the world.” —Malala Yousafzai
  10. “I never teach my pupils. I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.” —Albert Einstein

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.

    1. “The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” —Pablo Picasso
    2. “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” —Henry Brooks Adams
    3. “Teachers teach because they care. Teaching young people is what they do best. It requires long hours, patience, and care.” —Horace Mann
    4. “The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.” —Mark Van Doren
    5. “Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.” —Japanese proverb
    6. “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” —Henry Ford
    7. “One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.” —Carl Jung
    8. “In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something less.” —Lee Iacocca
    9. “Teachers, I believe, are the most responsible and important members of society because their professional efforts affect the fate of the earth.” —Helen Caldicott
    10. “When you study great teachers…you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.” —William Glasser

I am not a teacher, but an awakener

  1. “You can’t stop a teacher when they want to do something. They just do it.” —J.D. Salinger
  2. “The test of a good teacher is not how many questions he can ask his pupils that they will answer readily, but how many questions he inspires them to ask him which he finds it hard to answer.” —Alice Wellington Rollins
  3. “It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” —Albert Einstein
  4. “What we learn with pleasure we never forget.” —Alfred Mercier
  5. “Anyone who does anything to help a child in his life is a hero to me.” —Fred Rogers
  6. “To teach is to learn twice over.” —Joseph Joubert
  7. “The older I got, the smarter my teachers became.” —Ally Carter
  8. “The average teacher explains complexity; the gifted teacher reveals simplicity.” —Robert Brault
  9. “It shouldn’t matter how slowly some children learn as long as we are encouraging them not to stop.” —Robert John Meehan
  10. “Whoever first coined the phrase ‘you’re the wind beneath my wings’ most assuredly was reflecting on the sublime influence of a very special teacher.” —Frank Trujillo

The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery


Updated: December 8, 2018 — 2:18 am

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