Best Teacher Quotes

Inspirational, motivational, best teacher quotes are great for teacher appreciation, end of term teacher thank you notes. Or to attach to thank you gifts.

You can also use educational quotes for teachers on World Teachers' Day held on October 5th.

Educational Quotes For Teachers

Failure is a great teacher, and I think when you make mistakes and you recover from them and you treat them as valuable learning experiences, then you've got something to share.

Steve Harvey


A truly special teacher is very wise, and sees tomorrow in every child's eyes.

Author Unknown


Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life,  those the art of living well.



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


By learning you will teach;
by teaching you will understand.

Latin Proverb


Every child should have a caring adult in their lives. And that's not always a biological parent or family member. It may be a friend or neighbor. Often times it is a teacher.

Joe Manchin


Good teachers know how to bring out the best in students.

Charles Kuralt


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

Albert Einstein


Teaching creates all other professions.

Author Unknown


A teacher's purpose is not to create students in his own image, but to develop studens who can create their own image.

Author Unknown


I hear and I forget. I see and I remember.
I do and I understand.

Chinese Proverb


It is a luxury to learn; but the luxury of learning is not to be compared with the luxury of teaching.

Roswell D. Hitchcock


Teachers who inspire know that teaching is like cultivating a garden, and those who would have nothing to do with thorns must never attempt to gather flowers.

Author Unknown


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 mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William Arthur Ward


The average teacher explains complexity; the gifted teacher reveals simplicity.

Robert Brault


Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods and techniques. The teacher is the heart of the educational system.

Sidney Hook


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