14 of Our All-Time Favorite Teacher Quotes

  1. “A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.” – Brad Henry
  2. “Teaching is the greatest act of optimism.” – Colleen Wilcox
  3. “In learning, you will teach. And in teaching, you will learn.” – Phil Collins
  4. “The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.” – Mark Van Doren
  5. “Teaching is not a profession; it’s a calling. Passionate teachers change the world.” – Robert John Meehan
  6. “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” – William Butler Yeats
  7. “The best teachers are those who show you where to look but don’t tell you what to see.” – Alexandra K. Trenfor
  8. “Teachers have three loves: love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.” – Scott Hayden
  9. “A good teacher is like a candle – it consumes itself to light the way for others.” – Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
  10. “One child, one teacher, one book, and one pen can change the world.” – Malala Yousafzai
  11. “I am not a teacher, but an awakener.” – Robert Frost
  12. “The influence of a good teacher can never be erased.” – Unknown
  13. “Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.” – Paulo Coelho
  14. “To teach is to touch a life forever.” – Unknown

These quotes reflect the impact and importance of teachers in society. They provide inspiration and remind us of the valuable role educators play in shaping lives and fostering a love for learning.