75 Meaningful Thank You Quotes For Teachers

Teaching is the noblest profession of all. Teachers play an important role in shaping young minds. For their selfless love and dedication, they deserve big thanks from us. Here are some meaningful thank you quotes for teachers, you can use it on teacher’s day or to show your gratitude towards them on any other day.

Thank You Quotes For Teachers

1.“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” – Henry Adams

2.“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

3.“A good teacher is like a candle – it consumes itself to light the way for others.” – Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

4.“The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book.” – Unknown

5.“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” – Albert Einstein

6.“Dear teacher, thanks for not making us learn the way you wanted to teach, but teaching us the way we wanted to learn.” – Unknown

7.“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

8.“Ordinary teachers teach their students to succeed. Great teachers teach their students to convert their failures into success.” – Unknown

9.“Teachers are those who help find strengths, drive away tears, overpower demons and conquer fears.” – Unknown

10.“Dear teacher… we may not say this every day but your inspirational words are like beautiful footprints that have been etched in our hearts and minds forever. Thank you.” – Unknown

11.“The problem with having awesome teachers like you, is that you want the same ones to teach you in college too. Thanks.” – Unknown

12.“Ordinary teachers teach their students to be good human beings by asking them to read inspirational books. Great teachers like you teach their students to be good human beings by being an inspiration themselves. Thank you.” – Unknown

13. “If you have to put someone on a pedestal, put teachers. They are society’s heroes.” – Guy Kawasaki

14.“Technology has made it easier for students to learn with devices new, but nothing can come close to the experience of being taught by an inspirational teacher like you. Thank you.” – Unknown

15.“Ideal teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross, then having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create bridges of their own.” – Nikos Kazantzaki

16.“Thank you for giving our kids the advice that they need to make good decisions, for teaching the younger generation how they can shape the future, for showing the lost kids that there’s a bright future ahead of them, for making daily sacrifices for the good of the kids, for being committed to such a selfless profession, for helping parents like me breathe easier, and for being the best teacher any student could ever have.Thank you ever so much!” – Unknown

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17.“Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions.” – Unknown

18.“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

19.“Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.” – Bob Talbert

20.“A teacher plants the seeds of knowledge, sprinkles them with love, and patiently nurtures their growth to produce tomorrow’s dreams.” – Unknown

21.“A good teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.” – Thomas Carruthers

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22.“If you can read this, thank a teacher.” – Unknown

23.“Right now I am doing exactly what you have always taught me to do when someone does something nice for you – say thank you. Thank you for making me what I am.” – Unknown

24.“I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.” – Alexander the Great

25.“The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior.” – Marva Collins

26.“A master can tell you what he expects of you. A teacher, though, awakens your own expectations.” – Patricia Neal

27. “My teacher gave me the best gift of all: Believing in me!” – Heidi McDonald

28.“The great teacher is not the man who supplies the most facts, but the one in whose presence we become different people.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

29.“To the world you may be just a teacher, but to your students you are a hero.” – Unknown

30.“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

31.“He who opens a school door, closes a prison.” – Victor Hugo

32.“Teachers appreciate being appreciated, for teacher appreciation is their highest award.” – William Prince

33.“What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches.” – Soren Kierkegaard

34.“Thank you for staying by my side even though I tried to push you away.” – Unknown

35.“Being a teacher isn’t easy, so I just want to let you know that I appreciate all of the hard work that you have put in. Thank you for a wonderful year.” – Unknown

36.“Thank you for creating such a great environment to learn and where we were encouraged to express our own thoughts and opinions.” – Unknown

37.“If all teachers were like you, there would be “no child left behind. Thank you from the corner of heart!” – Unknown

38.“The influence of a great teacher can never be erased.” – Unknown

39.“Even though you were a strict teacher and held us to high standards, I know that I have learned more from your class than any other class I have had. You pushed me to do my best, and I am better for it now.” – Unknown

40.“I consider you not only the best teacher I have ever had but also the best mentor I have ever had.” – Unknown

41.“There’s no one quite like a special teacher, and no teacher quite as special as you. Thank You!” – Unknown

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42.“Thank you for your guidance, friendship, and even for your discipline. I learned that I am strongest when I recognize what yet is weak and how I might best develop those parts of my character. Thank you for taking the time to be my friend. Thank you for being the best!” – Unknown

43.“An Inspirer. An Empower. An Engager. These three characteristics are just a short sample of the many you demonstrate with all of your students, including me, every single day. Thank you for being like you are!” – Unknown

44.“The loving ways of teachers like you are the difference between teaching and educating. Thanks for teaching our children, educating them and empowering them. Classrooms can survive without iPads and computers, but never without inspirational teachers. Thank you for being the irreplaceable teacher that you are.” – Unknown

45.“They say teachers plant seeds, which grow forever. Thanks for being such a wonderful gardener to our children!” – Unknown

46.“You are not only our teacher, you are our friend, authority, and guide, all rolled into one person. We will always be grateful to you for your support and kindness.” – Unknown

47.“A good teacher is a master of simplification and an enemy of simplism.” – Louis Berman

48.“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

49.“A good teacher, like a good entertainer, first must hold his audience’s attention, then he can teach his lesson.” – John Henrik Clarke

50.“Good teachers know how to bring out the best in students.” – Charles Kuralt

51.“Often, when I am reading a good book, I stop and thank my teacher.” – Jack Handey

52.“Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.” – Gail Godwin

53.“To be good is noble, but to teach others how to be good is nobler – and less trouble.” – Mark Twain

54.“The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don’t tell you what to see.” – Alexandra K. Trenfor

55.“When the teacher is ready, the student will disappear. When the student is truly ready… the teacher will disappear.” – Lao Tzu

56.“A good teacher’s job is to take a bunch of live wires and see that they are well-grounded.” – D. Martin

57.“Good teachers make the best of a pupil’s means; great teachers foresee a pupil’s ends.” – Maria Callas

58.“One child, one teacher, one pen and one book can change the world.” – Malala Yousafzai

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

60.“As long as teachers give tests, there will always be prayer in schools.” – Unknown

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61.“I just want you to know that you are the best teacher. You simply stand among the rest. Please accept my gratitude for everything you did for me. I feel so blessed to have an amazing teacher like you in my life. Thank You.” – Unknown

62.“You seasoned us very well. And now that I am ready to go out in the real world, I want to say thank you for all the effort!” – Unknown

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63.“You taught us the ways to make it to the peak of success, And now that we’ve made it, We want to thank you!” – Unknown

64.“We are well-grown plants who bear fruits of success, and definitely, you are the gardeners! Thank you, our dear teachers!” – Unknown

65.“I learned a lot of principles from you, but the best ones are the principles of life. Thank you ma’am!” – Unknown

66.“A truly special teacher is very wise, and sees tomorrow in every child’s eyes.” – Unknown

67.“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

68.“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.” – Unknown

69.“The average teacher explains complexity; the gifted teacher reveals simplicity.” – Robert Brault

70.“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” – William Arthur Ward

71.“Teachers, I believe, are the most responsible and important members of society because their professional efforts affect the fate of the Earth.” – Helen Caldicott

72.“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

73.“Instead of leading us by holding our hands, you asked us to walk ahead while you caringly observed from behind. Thanks.” – Unknown

74.“The older I got, the smarter my teachers became.” – Ally Carter

75.“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

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Use these quotes to thank a teacher today!

Children spend a lot of time in school. A good teacher motivates, understands and leads them to the higher path.  Teachers care for their students and want them to learn so they will be successful in their lives. Behind the success of each famous personality, there was a teacher who devoted his time.

A teacher can inspire one to think out of the box and make him or herself available for students. We are sure the above thank you quotes for teachers will help you to convey heartfelt thanks to them. Take a moment and text or write to your favorite teacher and use one of the quotes from above to let them know how they have impacted your life!

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