45 Happy Teacher’s Day Quotes to Celebrate Your Mentor’s Special Day

Teachers play a huge role not just in our success in our chosen career but also in life. They teach us how to become better human beings by serving as our coaches and mentors. They educate us and equip us with the skills and knowledge we need to fulfill our potential.

To celebrate teachers and their contribution to our lives, here are some of the best happy Teacher’s Day quotes and messages you can share with them on their special day.

45 Happy Teacher’s Day Quotes And Messages

Happy Teacher’s Day Quotes

Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world. – Malala Yousafzai

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 Kazantzakis

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

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Of all the hard jobs around, one of the hardest is being a good teacher. – Maggie Gallagher

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. – Kahlil Gibran

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The influence of teachers extends beyond the classroom, well into the future. – F. Sionil Jose

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

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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

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. -Albert Einstein

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The Master said, A true teacher is one who, keeping the past alive, is also able to understand the present. – Confucius

The test of a good teacher is not how many questions he can ask his pupils that they will answer readily, but how many questions he inspires them to ask him which he finds it hard to answer.

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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

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

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Leading a child to learning’s treasures gives a teacher untold pleasures.

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

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 

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

Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students. – Solomon Ortiz

Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions.

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One good teacher in a lifetime may sometimes change a delinquent into a solid citizen. – Philip Wylie

The teacher is the one who gets the most out of the lessons, and the true teacher is the learner. – Elbert Hubbard

Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself. – Chinese Proverb

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

Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important. – Bill Gates

A teacher’s purpose is not to create students in his own image, but to develop students who can create their own image.

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

It’s the teacher that makes the difference, not the classroom. – Michael Morpurgo

The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book.


Teaching is leaving a vestige of oneself in the development of another. And surely the student is a bank where you can deposit your most precious treasures. – Eugene P. Bertin

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


The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts. – C. S. Lewis

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

Happy Teacher’s Day Messages

Very few people have the courage and dedication to take the education of today’s youth into your own hands, but you are doing an amazing job. Happy Teacher’s Day!

The amount of your contribution to our kid’s life is something that cannot be explained in words. We are more than grateful to you! Thank you, Ma’am!

Just wanted to let you know how much your time, effort, and hard work is appreciated. Happy Teacher’s Day!

I was lucky to have a teacher as wonderful as you are. Wishing you a very Happy Teacher’s Day!

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Not everyone can be a teacher. Your knowledge and teaching style tells us you are one of the few who are destined to be great teachers someday! Happy teacher’s day and I wish you all the success in this profession!

Today is a special day for you. Take a break and enjoy your time. And don’t worry, because no one else can take your place. Because you are just the best! Happy Teacher’s Day!

You gave us all the reasons to dream big and all the resources to achieve it. You are a blessing in our life. Happy teacher’s day!

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Never forget how important your job is. The youth of the nation are looking to you for guidance, education, and care. Thank you for all your hard work. Happy Teacher’s Day!

To someone who is a sincere and wonderful person as well as an amazing educator, all of your hard work and efforts are greatly appreciated. Happy Teacher’s Day!

You’re a truly inspiring individual who has taught so much more than a simple curriculum. Your hard work, effort, and care are much more appreciated than you know. Happy Teacher’s Day!

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Thanks for having a big heart and looking forward to making this world a better place with your warm and kind heart. The world needs more teachers like you!

Dear Teacher, thanks for making us what we are today. Happy Teacher’s Day!

Every now and then. we hear our child talking about how much she enjoys the school. Thanks for always making our child look forward to getting a good education!

Let your teachers know how much you appreciate them with these happy Teacher’s Day quotes and messages.