24 Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

Teaching is hard work! With ever-changing technology and demands on your time, we know it can be hard to make it through the day.

Our business at GradeCam is making teachers’ lives easier. We mainly do it by saving you time grading, but we’re always looking for little ways to boost teacher morale.

We published our first collection of 30 Inspirational Quotes for Teachers over a year ago. The post has been so popular, we worked to find 24 more sources of inspiration to keep you going through your day.

Feel free to share on your social media accounts or send them to fellow teachers.
 
 

24 Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

 

24 Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

I favor weapons of mass instruction.
– Michael Ray Smith

 

24 Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

The teacher’s task is to initiate the learning process and then get out of the way.
– John Warren

 

24 Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

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

 

24 Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers.
– Josef Albers

 

24 Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

The best education is not given to students; it is drawn out of them.
– Gerald Belcher

 

24 Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

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 which he finds it hard to answer.
– Alice Wellington Rollins

 

24 Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

Effective teaching may be the hardest job there is.
– William Glasser

 

24 Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

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

 

24 Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

Teaching is the greatest act of optimism.
– Colleen Wilcox

 

24 Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

A teacher is a person who never says anything once.
– Howard Nemerov

 

24 Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

When the untapped potential of a student meets the liberating art of a teacher, a miracle unfolds.
– Mary Hatwood Futrell

 

24 Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

Teaching is the essential profession, the one that makes all professions possible.
– David Haselkorn

 

24 Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

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

 

24 Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

There is no recipe to be a great teacher, that’s what is unique about them.
– Robert Sternberg

 

24 Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something less.
– Lee Iacocca

 

24 Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

Those who know, do. Those who understand, teach.
– Aristotle

 

24 Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

The learning process is something you can incite, literally incite, like a riot.
– Audre Lorde

 

24 Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

When you study great teachers… you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
– William Glasser

 

24 Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

The greatest teacher, failure is.
– Yoda

 

24 Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

Teach a little over people’s heads so they will reach up and grab it.
– Mortimer Adler

 

24 Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

The most valuable resource that all teachers have is each other. Without collaboration, our growth is limited to our own perspectives.
– Robert John Meehan

 

24 Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

Teaching has been for me an education (Lord knows what it has been for my students).
– Howard Nemerov

 

24 Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

I have bemoaned people who say they feel old, but I now realize it is perfectly possible for anyone to feel old. All they need to do is become a teacher.
– Matt Haig, How to Stop Time

 

24 Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

Ask yourself: ‘Do I feel the need to laminate?’ Then teaching is for you.
– Gordon Korman

 

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