Teachers’ Day quotes: 25 best teachers’ day quotes

Teachers’ Day quotes: 25 best teachers’ day quotes

A teacher not only imparts knowledge to students in the classroom but also plays a vital role in making the future citizens of the nation. Every year on the 5th of September we celebrate the teachers’ day to honour our teachers and mentors who played an instrumental role in our lives. The day is celebrated in the honour of Dr Sarvapalli Radhakrishna’s birthday who was a teacher himself. He was also the Vice President of India during the year 1952 – 1962 and then as the Second President of India during 1962 – 1967.

On this teacher’s day here are some Teachers’ Day quotes that recognize the role of teachers and mentors. Read on!

Teachers' Day quotes
Teachers’ Day quotes
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Teachers’ Day quotes: 25 best teachers’ day quotes

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

Albert Einstein

A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.

Brad Henry

Teachers have 3 love: love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.

Scott Hayden

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

William Arthur Ward

I think the teaching profession contributes more to the future of our society than any other single profession.

John Wooden

A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.

Henry B. Adams

It’s the teacher that makes the difference. Not the classroom.

Michael Morpurg

In a true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence.

Amos Bronson Alcott

I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.

Alexander the Great

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

Sidney Hook

Teachers believe they have a gift for giving; it drives them with the same irrepressible drive that drives others to create a work of art or a market or a building.

A. Bartlett Giamatti

Teachers can change lives with just the right mix of chalk and challenges.

Joyce Meyer

What greater joy can a teacher feel than to witness a child’s success?

Michelle L. Graham

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 which he finds it hard to answer.

Alice Wellington Rollins

If you have to put someone on a pedestal, put teachers. They are society’s heroes.

Guy Kawasaki

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

In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of would have to settle for sometthing else.

Lee Lacocca

The Duties of a teacher are neither few nor small, But they elevate the mind and give energy to the character.

Dorothea Dix

The job of an educator is to teach students to see vitality in themselves.

Joseph Campbell

Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.

Japanese proverb

Teachers, who educate children, deserve more honor than parents, who merely gave them birth; for the latter provided mere life, while the former ensured a good life.


Teaching is the one profession that creates all other professions.


The teacher’s task is to initate the learning process and then get out of the way.

John Warren

I cannot emphasize enough the importance of a good teacher.

Temple Gradin

Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students.

Solomon Oritz

Happy Teachers Day to all the teachers and mentors.

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