Quotes on Teachers in English

Teacher’s Day will be celebrated on 5 October. This day is specified to admire the efforts of teachers in building our nation. Here you will find the best wishing for your teachers. These wishing sentences can be used to encourage teachers and appreciate their work. Happy Teachers Day!


“A teacher is a compass that activates the magnets of curiosity, knowledge, and wisdom in the pupils.” 

“The teacher is the one who gets the most out of the lessons, and the true teacher is the learner.”

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

I wasn’t born to just teach. I was born to inspire others, to change people, and to never give up; even when faced with challenges that seem impossible.

The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery. 

“Educators are the only people who lose sleep over other people’s children.”

Students don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.

“If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.”

“You are a teacher, you are a head and for everyone, you are a leader.”

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

“The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes; and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.” 

Teaching is the greatest act of optimism.

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.

Every child deserves a champion—an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be.

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

A good teacher is like a candle—it consumes itself to light the way for others.

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

Teaching is more than imparting knowledge; it is inspiring change. Learning is more than absorbing facts; it is acquiring understanding.

It takes a big heart to help shape little minds.