Teacher Appreciation Sayings - Quotes to Say Thank You to Your Teacher

Are you looking for some meaningful teacher appreciation sayings and quotes?

There are so many things that you could say to your teacher to tell him how much you appreciate him, but sometimes, they don't fit into the gift or card that you're anxious to give.

You could put a simple quote such as "I think you're great!", but that doesn't really offer any insight into how good a teacher truly is. So, what do you say to help your favorite teacher see just how important she really is?

That is where you could use a teacher appreciation saying to help you convey your true feelings.

Here is a compilation of some wonderful teacher appreciation sayings and 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

  • "If a doctor, lawyer, or dentist had 40 people in his office at one time, all of whom had different needs, and some of whom didn't want to be there and were causing trouble, and the doctor, lawyer, or dentist, without assistance, had to treat them all with professional excellence for nine months, then he might have some conception of the classroom teacher's job." - Donald D. Quinn
    a teacher appreciation saying which tells us how much a teacher has to go through on a daily basis..

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

  • "A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops." - Henry Adams

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

  • "In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day's work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years." - Jacques Barzun

  • "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." - K. Patricia Cross

  • "What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches." - Karl Menninger

  • "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

  • "I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework." - Lily Tomlin as "Edith Ann"

  • "It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference." - Tom Brokaw

  • "There are three good reasons to be a teacher - June, July, and August." - Unknown

  • "A good teacher is like a candle - it consumes itself to light the way for others." - Unknown
    a teacher appreciation saying which tells of the sacrifices a teacher makes..

  • "Often, when I am reading a good book, I stop and thank my teacher. That is, I used to, until she got an unlisted number." - Unknown

  • "Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions." - Unknown

  • "The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book." - Unknown

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

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

There are some absolutely fantastic teacher appreciation sayings and quotes compiled above, and hopefully you have found what you needed from the list.

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