50 Best Teacher Appreciation Quotes

Here is a list of  50 best Teacher Appreciation Quotes for the extraordinary work they do every single day and If you are a teacher then you will be inspired by reading these Famous quotes.

Best Teacher Appreciation Quotes & Sayings 

Best Teacher Appreciation Quotes

Best Teacher Appreciation Quotes

  1. “It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” – Albert Einstein
  2. “If students don’t feel teacher appreciation, their whole education has failed.” – Michael Balkers
  3. “A true disciple shows his appreciation by reaching further than his teacher.” – Aristotle
  4. “A good teacher is a master of simplification and an enemy of simplism. ”   – Louis Berman
  5. “The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education. ” – Plutarch
  6. “A good teacher, like a good entertainer, first must hold his audience’s attention, then he can teach his lesson.” – John Henrik Clarke
  7. “A good teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.” – Thomas Carruthers
  8. “Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.” – Japanese Proverb
  9. “Often, when I am reading a good book, I stop and thank my teacher.” – Jack Handey
  10. “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.” – Khalil Gibran
  11. Give me a fish and I eat for a day. Teach me to fish and I eat for a lifetime.” – Chinese Proverb
  12. “Delightful task! To rear the tender thought. To teach the young idea how to shoot.” – James Thomson
  13. “A good teacher is like a candle – it consumes itself to light the way for others.” – Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
  14. “We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.” – Cynthia Ozick
  15. “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
  16. “The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.” – Mark Van Doren
  17. “If you can read this, thank a teacher.” – Bumper Sticker
  18. “What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches.” – Karl Menninger
  19. “He who opens a school door closes a prison.” – Victor Hugo
  20. “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
  21. “A master can tell you what he expects of you. A teacher, though, awakens your own expectations.” – Patricia Neal
  22. “In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day’s work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years.” – Jacques Barzun
  23. “Good teachers know how to bring out the best in students.” – Charles Kuralt
  24. “Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.” – Bob Talbert
  25. “The task of the excellent teacher is to stimulate apparently ordinary people to unusual effort. The tough problem is not in identifying winners: it is in making winners out of ordinary people.” – Patricia Cross
  26. “To teach is to learn twice.” – Joseph Jouburt
  27. “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” – Dr. William Arthur Ward
  28. “Without teacher appreciation, there can’t be any student progress.” – Robert M. Hutchins
  29. “Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.” –  Jacques Barzun
  30. “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
  31. Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.” – John C. Dana
  32. “Students don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” – John C. Maxwell
  33. “I think the teaching profession contributes more to the future of our society than any other single profession.” – John Wooden
  34. “The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior.” – Marva Collins
  35. “The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.” – Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  36. “Modern cynics and skeptics see no harm in paying those to whom they entrust the minds of their children a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom they entrust the care of their plumbing.” – John F. Kennedy
  37. “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
  38. “I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.” – Alexander The Great
  39. “I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.” – Lily Tomlin
  40. “The best teachers are those who show you where to look but don’t tell you what to see.” Alexandra K. Trenfor
  41. “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” – Henry Brooks Adams
  42. “Teacher appreciation makes the world of education go around.” – Helen Peters
  43. “Teachers appreciate being appreciated, for teacher appreciation is their highest award.” – William Prince 
  44. “Teaching is the greatest act of optimism.” –  Colleen Wilcox
  45. “None of us got where we are solely by pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps. We got here because somebody bent down and helped us pick up our boots.” – Thurgood Marshall
  46. “Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.” – James A. Garfield
  47. “Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers.” – Josef Albers
  48. “Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.” – John C. Dana
  49. “Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task.” – Haim Ginott
  50. “Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.” – Gail Godwin

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