Drop that marking and enjoy these funny quotes for teachers to add some chuckles to your day!
Humor makes everything better!
Teaching is a lot of hard work often with little appreciation.
But there’s still lots to laugh about!
Whether it’s the kids, the endless meetings, or the nature of the job itself, you can find humor in all of it!
Laughter really can be the best medicine.
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These 20 funny quotes for teachers show this better than any thing I can say.
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Funny quotes for teachers
As the old saying goes: if you teach a man to fish, he will feed himself for a lifetime. But if you just give him a fishing pole, he’ll have to teach himself. – Zechariah Barrett
The older I got, the smarter my teachers became. – Ally Carter.
I liked the company of most of my colleagues, who were about equally divided among good men who were good teachers, awful men who were awful teachers, and the grotesques and misfits who drift into teaching and are so often the most educative influences a boy meets in school.
If a boy can’t have a good teacher, give him a psychological cripple or an exotic failure to cope with; don’t just give him a bad, dull teacher.
This is where the private schools score over state-run schools; they can accommodate a few cultured madmen on the staff without having to offer explanations. – Robertson Davies
It’s why I went into teaching in the first place. I like the sound of my own voice. Well that, and I am addicted to the smell of chalk and white-board markers. – Mercy Celeste
I’ve managed to bring the backlog down to a mere sixty-eight years,” she announced with some small sense of achievement. “I hope to be able to start marking the papers of pupils who are still alive by the end of the decade.” – Jasper Fforde
Hannah wanted to put the next day’s work on the blackboard. This would mean that she needn’t turn her back on the class first thing, which is as unwise in junior teaching as in lion-taming. – Penelope Fitzgerald
Ask yourself: ‘Do I feel the need to laminate?’ Then teaching is for you. – Gordon Korman
Deja Poo: The feeling a teacher gets at a faculty meeting that she’s heard this stuff before. – Heidi McDonald
A policeman pulled me over and asked me for my papers. I gladly gave him all of my students’ essays to grade and drove off. – Heidi McDonald
Sunday is a teacher’s day of REST: the REST of the laundry, the REST of the housework, and grade the REST of the papers. – Heidi McDonald
You want to know how I think art should be taught to children? Take them to a museum and say, ‘This is art, and you can’t do it.” – Steve Martin
It’s very hard to teach anything to a young man who knows everything. – Paul Malmont
Teaching is like trying to shove a couch that is too wide through a door. No amount of pushing harder is going to help until you figure out that you need to flip the damn thing on its side. – Tom Rademacher
Teaching requires that you work at being a person and work at understanding people and the world, and work at feelings and connecting and respect in ways and to a magnitude that is not often asked of adults who aren’t bartenders. – Tom Rademacher
The expression ‘Those who can’t do, teach’ is a curious one, because if you look at the world , you’ll see that teachers aren’t particularly worse at doing things than anyone else, so perhaps the expression might be better worded as ‘nobody can do anything.” – Lemony Snicket
I teach high school math. I sell a product to a market that doesn’t want it, but is forced by law to buy it. – Dan Meyer
Dear Parents: If you promise not to believe everything your child says happens at school, I’ll promise not to believe everything he says happens at home. – Unknown
Summer: The time of the year when parents realize just how grossly underpaid teachers actually are. – Unknown
People learn something every day, and a lot of times it’s what they learned the day before was wrong. – Bill Vaughan
Cheers to all of the teachers who give out pencils every single day knowing that they’ll never get them back. – Unknown
Teaching can be stressful and overwhelming, but it can also be funny too. Any and all teachers will be able to relate to these funny quotes for teachers.