Teachers play a huge role not just in our success in our chosen career but also in life. They teach us how to become better human beings by serving as our coaches and mentors. They educate us and equip us with the skills and knowledge we need to fulfill our potential.
To celebrate teachers and their contribution to our lives, here are some of the best happy Teacher’s Day quotes and messages you can share with them on their special day.
Happy Teacher’s Day Quotes
Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world. – Malala Yousafzai
Ideal teachers are those who 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
Good teachers know how to bring out the best in students. – Charles Kuralt
Of all the hard jobs around, one of the hardest is being a good teacher. – Maggie Gallagher
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. – Kahlil Gibran
The influence of teachers extends beyond the classroom, well into the future. – F. Sionil Jose
The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don’t tell you what to see. – Alexandra K. Trenfor
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
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. -Albert Einstein
The Master said, A true teacher is one who, keeping the past alive, is also able to understand the present. – Confucius
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.
Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honor for me. – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
A good teacher is like a candle – it consumes itself to light the way for others. – Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
Leading a child to learning’s treasures gives a teacher untold pleasures.
The greatest sign of success for a teacher…is to be able to say, “The children are now working as if I did not exist.” – Maria Montessori
The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called ‘truth’. – Dan Rather
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. – Albert Einstein
Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students. – Solomon Ortiz
Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions.
One good teacher in a lifetime may sometimes change a delinquent into a solid citizen. – Philip Wylie
The teacher is the one who gets the most out of the lessons, and the true teacher is the learner. – Elbert Hubbard
Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself. – Chinese Proverb
Teachers, I believe, are the most responsible and important members of society because their professional efforts affect the fate of the earth. – Helen Caldicott
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important. – Bill Gates
A teacher’s purpose is not to create students in his own image, but to develop students who can create their own image.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. – William Arthur Ward
It’s the teacher that makes the difference, not the classroom. – Michael Morpurgo
The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book.