20 inspirational quotes about teaching

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      Dear teachers and teachers-to-be! Let these wonderful quotes bring you some inspiration for your work! Your colleagues from the Eurekly team wish you to enjoy your work with your learners and to gain incredible success in your career!

      Dear learners! We hope that these wise sayings will help you understand that your teachers’ work is beyond price. Love your teachers, respect them, be thankful to them and remember them all your life long!

      A teacher and pupils in the classroom

      Quotes about the value of education


      Gold has its price; learning is beyond price.

      Chinese proverb

      A lamp and a table

      An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.

      Benjamin Franklin, an American statesman

      Scrabble and a boy reading a book

      Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.

      Chinese proverb

      Quotes about teachers

      A boy walking along the corridor

      Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself.

      Chinese proverb

      A book, a loud-speaker, a student's hat, a pencil, and an alarm clock against a black background

      If you want your child to get the best education possible, it is actually more important to get him assigned to a great teacher than to a great school.

      Bill Gates, an American businessman

      A female teacher and a magician's shadow

      A good teacher, like a good entertainer, first must hold his audience’s attention, then he can teach his lesson.

      John Henrik Clarke, an African-American historian

      Pink clover

      A good teacher is like a four-leaf clover: hard to find, lucky to have.


      A female teacher touching her glasses

      Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods and techniques. The teacher is the heart of the educational system.

      Sidney Hook, an American philosopher

      A child standing on the ladder

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

      Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani activist for female education


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

      Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, a Turkish statesman

      A man holding a burning newspaper

      When teaching, light a fire, don’t fill a bucket.

      Dan Snow, an English historian

      Quotes about the role of education in the society

      People, light bulbs and kids

      Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.

      Kofi Annan, the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations

      Glasses, a key, a copybook, and a cup of coffee

      Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

      Nelson Mandela, President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999

      A man inside of a sand clock

      Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.

      Malcolm X, an American human rights activist

      A graduate girl throwing her student's hat up into the air

      He who opens a school door closes a prison.

      Victor Hugo, a French writer

      Quotes about the essence of learning

      A painting in blue

      The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.

      Anatole France, a French writer

      A girl with her eyes covered with somebody else's hands

      To be without learning is to be without eyes.

      Lithuanian proverb


      The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.

      Aristotle, a Greek philosopher


      Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.

      Albert Einstein, a German-born scientist

      A paper ship

      Learning is like rowing upstream: not to advance is to drop back.

      Chinese proverb


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