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

    - Brad Henry Love.
  2. 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
  3. Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble

    - Shah Rukh Khan
  4. The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires

    - William Arthur Ward
  5. Of all the hard jobs around, one of the hardest is being a good teacher

    - Maggie Gallagher
  6. Having been an educator for so many years I know that all a good teacher can do is set a context, raise questions or enter into a kind of a dialogic relationship with their students

    - Godfrey Reggio
  7. A good teacher is a determined person

    - Gilbert Highet
  8. A good teacher must know the rules; a good pupil, the exceptions

    - Martin H. Fischer
  9. A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience's attention, then he can teach his lesson

    - John Henrik Clarke
  10. A good teacher who can take the zero pay and help kids develop physically, emotionally, socially, is literally an angel

    - Eva Amurri
  11. A good teacher must be able to put himself in the place of those who find learning hard

    - Eliphas Levi
  12. One good teacher in a lifetime may sometimes change a delinquent into a solid citizen

    - Philip Wylie
  13. Fear is not a good teacher. The lessons of fear are quickly forgotten

    - Mary Catherine Bateson
  14. When you play a sax, that saxophone is irreverent. It's noisy; it's a trickster... you cannot hide the saxophone in your hands, so it's a good teacher

    - Joy Harjo
  15. So what does a good teacher do? Create tension - but just the right amount

    - Donald Norman
  16. I am a teacher. It's how I define myself. A good teacher isn't someone who gives the answers out to their kids but is understanding of needs and challenges and gives tools to help other people succeed. That's the way I see myself, so whatever it is that I will do eventually after politics, it'll have to do a lot with teaching

    - Justin Trudeau
  17. Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers

    - Charles William Eliot
  18. Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well

    - Aristotle
  19. There are two kinds of teachers: the kind that fill you with so much quail shot that you can't move, and the kind that just gives you a little prod behind and you jump to the skies

    - Robert Frost
  20. They inspire you, they entertain you, and you end up learning a ton even when you don't know it

    - Nicholas Sparks.
  21. When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style

    - William Glasser
  22. I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well

    - Alexander, the Great.
  23. The real heroes are the librarians and teachers who at no small risk to themselves refuse to lie down and play dead for censors

    - Bruce Coville
  24. A teacher who loves learning earns the right and the ability to help others learn

    - Ruth Beechick
  25. What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches

    - Karl A. Menninger
  26. You can't stop a teacher when they want to do something. They just do it

    - J.D. Salinger
  27. The Master said, "A true teacher is one who, keeping the past alive, is also able to understand the present

    - Confucius
  28. Teaching is a calling too. And I've always thought that teachers in their way are holy - angels leading their flocks out of the darkness

    - Jeannette Walls
  29. 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
  30. "That's what education should be," I said, "the art of orientation. Educators should devise the simplest and most effective methods of turning minds around. It shouldn't be the art of implanting sight in the organ, but should proceed on the understanding that the organ already has the capacity, but is improperly aligned and isn't facing the right way."

    - Plato
  31. 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
  32. Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods and techniques. The teacher is the heart of the educational system

    - Sidney Hook
  33. 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
  34. A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning

    - Brad Henry
  35. 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
  36. The teacher should be like the conductor in the orchestra, not the trainer in the circus

    - Abhijit Naskar
  37. No institution can become the cradle of leadership, until its teachers break their manacles of rugged dogmas

    - Abhijit Naskar
  38. We must never forget our teachers, our lecturers and our mentors. In their individual capacities have contributed to our academic, professional and personal development

    - Lailah Gifty Akita
  39. A wise person can enter and dwell in his own teacher's knowledge, having realized it for himself through knowledge

    - Gautama Buddha
  40. A genuine teacher does not seek to impress you with their greatness, but instead to impress upon you that you possess the skills to discover your own

    - Charles F. Glassman
  41. The purpose of teachers should be to add to the sum of human knowers rather than the sum of human knowledge

    - Stuart Sherman
  42. The teacher you need is the person you're living with

    - Byron Katie
  43. Even where there are no schools, there are teachers

    - Sharad Vivek Sagar
  44. Great teachers are great mentors

    - Lailah Gifty Akita
  45. There is plenty to be learned even from a bad teacher: what not to do, how not to be

    - J.K. Rowling
  46. Every home is a university and the parents are the teachers

    - Mahatma Gandhi
  47. A good teacher is like a candle - it consumes itself to light the way for others

    - Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
  48. A teacher has two jobs; fill young minds with knowledge, yes, but more important, give those minds a compass so that that knowledge doesn't go to waste

    - Mr. Holland's Opus
  49. Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books

    - John Lubbock
  50. I am not a teacher, but an awakener

    - Robert Frost

Teacher's Day Messages

  1. Thank you for allowing me to dream and soar as high as a kite. Happy Teacher's Day!

  2. Thank you for being my friend, mentor and a guiding light. Happy Teacher's Day!

  3. You really are a two in one combo; a colleague and teacher in one person. Thanks for always coming to my aid. Happy Teacher’s Day!

  4. Dear teacher, thank you for always supporting and enlightening me. Have a wonderful Teachers Day.

  5. As a friend you not only always had my back but helped me pass through difficult times. Thank you, my mentor.

  6. You have not only held my hand during every step of my life but also made me enjoy every moment. Thank you, my teacher.

  7. Dear Teacher, thank you for inspiring me and igniting my passion. Happy Teacher's Day!

  8. I will always be thankful to you for all the hard work and efforts you have put in me. Happy Teacher's Day!

  9. You are a teacher who has worn many caps of a parent, friend and sibling. Thank you!

  10. I am forever grateful to you for guiding and steering me in the direction whenever I got lost. Happy Teacher’s Day!

  11. I was lucky to have a teacher as wonderful as you are. I wish you a Teacher’s Day that's full of joyous moments.

  12. You have not only been a wonderful teacher but also a friend, philosopher and guide. May you have a memorable Teacher’s Day.

  13. You are like my pole star, whose lessons keep me on the right path during the most trying times. Thank you!

  14. You are a wholesome combo of a teacher and friend who molded me into a good person. I will always be grateful to you.

  15. This teacher’s Day, I want to thank you for always supporting and helping me like a teacher.

  16. Thank you for teaching me the real ways of the world and how to deal with it. Happy Teacher’s Day!

  17. My success is your blessing and I will always be thankful to you. Happy Teacher’s Day!

  18. I may avoid your constant lectures but they always show how much you care for and love me. Thank you, my teacher.

  19. Life is a journey and your words have been a guiding light throughout. Happy Teachers' Day!

  20. I hold you in higher regard than my parents because despite giving birth to me, you brought me up. Happy Teacher's Day!

  21. Words from you still keep me motivated in the sea of life. Happy Teacher's Day.

  22. Thank you for being an excellent educator! Teachers like you are not easy to find, that's why you are rare.

  23. If it was not for your constant push and motivation, I would never be able to taste the sweetness of success.

  24. You have never shied away from giving me my dose of self-confidence. Thank you very much.

  25. You inspired me to reach my goals and achieve my dreams but more importantly, you encouraged me to become like you. Happy Teacher's Day!

  26. With Google trying to become new teachers, no one could ever replace you as my teacher. Have a good day!

  27. You didn’t just know the art and science of teaching but you also had the heart to love us like your own. Happy Teacher’s Day!

  28. Even though you are my sister, you never stopped caring for and guiding me like a mentor. Thank you

  29. I would not be here if it were not for you. Thank you so much. Happy Teacher’s Day!

  30. You taught me to love and live, to forgive and forget and for these little lessons, today I am a better person. Thank you Teacher.

Check Out These Inspirational Teacher’s Day Quotes and Thank the Guiding Lights in Your Life

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