Teacher Appreciation Quotes

Using teacher appreciation quotes in posters or in your thank you notes is a great way to say a heartfelt thank you to your teacher. 

If you're a dab hand with technology, it's fun to get creative and to design your own posters or cards. I find PicMonkey super easy to use for poster-making.

Printable Posters with Teacher Appreciation Quotes

If you're short on time, you're not familiar with PicMonkey or you simply need something 'ready to go',  the printables below are all ready for you to download and use today.

How to make a teacher appreciation quote poster

These posters have been designed to print on A4 paper. I like to use a good quality white paper for the best results and to frame the posters in a simple white frame for the perfect finish.

Free printable teacher appreciation quotes poster

Teacher Appreciation Quotes For Your Designs...

If you're feeling a bit creative, you might like to browse these teacher quotes to inspire your own posters.

A good teacher is a master of simplification and an enemy of simplism.

Louis Berman

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

Author Unknown

A good teacher is a good student first. By repeating his lessons, he acquires excellence.

M. K. Soni

A good teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.

Thomas Carruthers

A professor can never better distinguish himself in his work than by encouraging a clever pupil, for the true discoverers are among them, as comets amongst the stars.

Carl Von Linne

A teacher's purpose is not to create students in his own image, but to develop students who can create their own image.


A true disciple shows his appreciation by reaching further than his teacher.


By viewing the old we learn the new.

Chinese Proverb

Good teachers are costly, but bad teachers cost more.

Bob Talbert

Good teachers are those who know how little they know. Bad teachers are those who think they know more than they don't know.

R. Verdi

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

Josef Albers

Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.

Gail Godwin

He who opens a school door, closes a prison.

Victor Hugo

free printable teacher appreciation quote

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