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Motivational Teacher Retirement Quotes

Teacher Retirement Quotes:- How Does Retirement Work for Educators? Teachers and other education-related workers at the state and municipal levels are often eligible to participate in a retirement planning program called the Teacher Retirement System (TRS). The TRS is an organization that helps provide retirement benefits for teachers.

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old teacher retirement quotes, teacher retirement sayings, and teacher retirement proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Inspirational Teacher Retirement Quotes

“The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.”-Kahlil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran Teacher Retirement Quotes

“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.”-Henry Brooks Adams


“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


“Don’t try to fix the students, fix ourselves first. The good teacher makes the poor student good and good student superior. When our students fail, we, as teachers too, have failed.”-Marva Collins


“I’m not a teacher: only a fellow-traveler of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead- ahead of myself as well as you.”-George Bernard Shaw


“A teacher is one who makes two ideas grow where only one grew before.”-Elbert Hubbard


“The best teacher lodges an intent not in the mind but in the heart.”-Anne Michaels


“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.”-Derrek Bok


Teacher Retirement Quotes and Teacher Retirement Sayings


“The purpose of education is to teach people how to study on their own.”-R.E. Phillips


“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stop.”-Henry Adams


“One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.”-Carl Jung


“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.”-William Arthur Ward


“The greatest sign of success for a teacher is to be able to say, ‘The children are now working as if I did not exist.”-Maria Montessori


“Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.”-Gail Godwin


“I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.”-Alexander of Macedon


“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 him which he finds it hard to answer.”-Alice Rollins


Best retirement quote, especially for a teacher


“Old teachers never die; they just grade away”-Anonymous


“Teachers teach more by what they are than by what they say.”-Anonymous


“A master can tell you what he expects of you. A teacher though awakens your own expectations.”-Patricia Neal


“Teaching is the greatest act of optimism.”-Colleen Wilcox


“A professor is one who talks in someone else’s sleep.”-W.H. Auden


“There are three things to remember when teaching: know your stuff; know whom you are stuffing, and then stuff them elegantly.”-Lola May


“The splendid thing about education is that everyone wants it. Like influenza, you can give it away without losing any of it yourself.”-Evelyn Waugh


“The teacher’s life should have three periods, study until twenty-five, investigation until forty, profession until sixty, at which age I would have him retired on a double allowance.”-William Osler


“The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.”-Denis Waitley


“Someone once said, “There are two good reasons to be a teacher — July and August.” In fact, there are three good reasons to be a teacher. The third reason is retirement.”-unknown


“Teaching should be such that what is offered is perceived as a valuable gift and not as a hard duty.”-Albert Einstein


“No man can be a good teacher unless he has feelings of warm affection toward his pupils and a genuine desire to impart to them what he believes to be of value.”-Bertrand Russell