Our 10 best teacher quotes for inspiration!

We have narrowed down our list of inspirational quotes to inspire and motive to the top 10!

Teaching can be hard at times and our motivation at an all-time low. There are of course many ways to deal with this, speaking to your team, mentor and family. However, there are instances whereby a quick few second read of a quote gives us the boost and perspective we need.

After reading thousands of quotes and getting input from teachers around the world, the following 10 quotes have been voted as the teaching communities and our favourite.


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

“Students don’t care how much you know until they know how much your care” – Anonymous

“Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theatre” – Gail Goldwin

“I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think” – Socrates

“Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.” – Confucius

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn – Benjamin Franklin

“I’m not sayin’ I’m gonna change the world, but guarantee that I will spark the brain that will.” – Tupak Shakur

“Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler” – Einstein

“The more that you read, the more things you will know, the more that you learn, the more places you’ll go” – Dr.Seuss

“Teaching is the one profession that creates all other professions” – Unknown


What are your favourite quotes?


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