Teacher Appreciation
Quotes and Sayings

These teacher appreciation quotes are perfect for preparing scrapbook pages for your teacher or to use as wording to put in the card of your teacher thank you gift for teacher appreciation week.

Buy a blank card or make your own card and then use the quote like this:
"What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches." - Soren Kierkegard (Then, you can personalize it like this). Even though history is my favorite subject, after having you as my teacher, I agree with Kierkegard.

Teacher Appreciation Quotes

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

• 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

• 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

• Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task.”~ Haim Ginott

• Without teacher appreciation there can’t be any student progress.
~ Theresa Grimm

• Teacher appreciation makes the world of education go around.
~ Helen Peters

• 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

• A teacher is a compass that activates the magnets of curiosity, knowledge, and wisdom in the pupils.
~Ever Garrison

• The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.~ William A. Ward

• I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.
~ Lilly Tomlin

• Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource.~John F. Kennedy

• He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
~ Victor Hugo

• Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
~ Jacques Barzun

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Just click on any of the gifts or links above, and you can buy or make your own cute teacher appreciation gift. Use one of the quotes above to make it even more special. T-shirts, buttons, posters, greeting cards, mouse pads, iPhone covers and more! Get something special to show your teacher how much you appreciate him or her!

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