Farewell Messages for Teachers: Goodbye Quotes for Teachers and Professors

Inspirational quote for teachers to say goodbye

Farewell messages for teachers: Take ideas from these inspirational quotes to write a personal message on a greeting card. Use your heartfelt words in a farewell speech to say goodbye. Whether your teacher is leaving for a new teaching assignment at another school or leaving due to retirement – get the class together and shower your teacher with best wishes and good luck. Sweet Facebook posts, cute pins on Pinterest and funny tweets will be a cool touch in the farewell festivities for teachers and professors who are highly active on social media. Teaching is a thankless job which involves tolerating naughty and disrespectful behavior all year long. This is your chance to show that despite everything, you have nothing but respect and admiration for your teacher.


1) A teacher’s words are the sparks that light up wicks of imagination in their students’ minds.


2) You will easily find a new set of cool students like us… but we’ll never find another cool teacher like you. Goodbye.


3) No one can really say good bye to a teacher, for they forever stay in little homes in the hearts of their students.  Farewell.


4) Today I am creating a few new boards on my Pinterest in your honor. They will be called Inspiration, Motivation, Knowledge and Wisdom – because that is what you have given us all these years. Farewell, dear teacher.


5) Dear teacher… you may be away from me, but your teachings will never be. Goodbye.


6) Good teachers teach by lighting up imaginations, not by reading out textbooks… and motivate by giving inspiration, not long hours in detention. Farewell to one such teacher.


7) Nobody cares whether it is Monday or Friday, because when you teach it’s always a FunDay. Goodbye.


8) Never remain under anyone’s shadow in life – except for a teacher’s. Farewell.


9) Just like how flowers spread fragrance wherever they are kept, teachers spread knowledge and wisdom wherever they go. Farewell and good luck.


10) Our school has incurred a huge loss this year – the resignation of a teacher like you. Farewell.


11) Dear teacher… we are bidding you farewell but we can never say goodbye to the values that you have given us all these years.


12) The backbone of a good school is not made from fancy classrooms and large campuses. It is made from the excellent education imparted by teachers like you. Farewell.


13) Saying goodbye to a teacher as awesome as you engulfs us in a tornado of emotions. We might be giving you a standing ovation but we are weeping tears that could fill an ocean.


14) The word farewell contains the essence of the kind of teacher you were to us – a FAIR teacher who inspired us to do WELL in our lives. Thanks a lot and farewell.


15) Goodbye to a teacher, who has been less of a tutor, and more of a second mother.

Teachers and lessons learnt by students farewell speech message

16) Valuable lessons are hidden everywhere – but it takes a good teacher to tell students where to look.


17) I am angry and jealous because students of another school are about to get a fabulous teacher while we are about to lose one. Farewell.


18) You taught, not just what ought to be taught… but also what you thought we needed to learn. Farewell.


19) There’s no such thing as goodbyes and farewells when it comes to teachers… because their teachings will forever stay in their student’s minds and hearts.


20) Learning will never be the same without a teacher like you. Classrooms are now going to have the dullest of hues. Goodbye.


21) Dear teacher… learning from you is an experience that is more profound than anything else we will ever learn. Goodbye.


22) You may be leaving the school but the knowledge you have imparted has been engraved in our minds forever. Goodbye, all your students are going to miss you.


23) The school should give awesome teachers like you a permanent detention so that you would never go away. Farewell.


24) Dear teacher… we don’t hate you for leaving our school and going to another one. We hate the principal for accepting your resignation letter. Goodbye.


25) Awesome teachers like you extremely difficult to come by. It will be impossible for us to say goodbye.


26) While the school will be mourning the loss of an exceptional teacher, the students will be mourning the departure of a person no less than their mother. Farewell.


27) Tears, cries and sobs will fill the air in the farewell party of the teacher who has given us knowledge, wisdom and insight. Congratulations on your new job and farewell.


28) I refuse to learn Science from any other teacher who cannot make Nature come alive in front of my eyes… like how you did. Farewell, dear teacher.


29) I officially hate the head hunter who poached a brilliant teacher like you from our school. Farewell.


30) Dear teacher… wishing you farewell is the worst thing I have done as a student so far. It is even worse than appearing for all the tough tests that you set for us. Goodbye.

Motivational thank you message to teachers on farewell greeting card

31) From homework to detention, from advice to inspiration… everything you’ve given, has pumped us with motivation. Thanks.


31) For you, teaching might have been a job. But for us, learning from a teacher like you was nothing less than a once in a lifetime experience. Farewell.


32) The joy of getting good grades isn’t going to be the same any more… because I won’t have a teacher like you to pat my back and help my success soar. Farewell.


33) Dear teacher… you didn’t just teach me how to count, but also to how to make myself count. Farewell.


34) May you dislike your new job, get disappointed with your new students and find your new colleagues boring… so that you can come back to our school and be our teacher once again. Farewell.


35) Dear teacher… we may forget most of the things you taught us from the textbooks, but we’ll forever remember everything that you said from the heart. Farewell.


36) If all teachers were as cool as you, students would never feel blue. Farewell.


37) Dear teacher, we would never refuse an invitation to a party where there is free food and drinks. But we refuse coming to your farewell party because we can’t stand to see you leave. Farewell.


38) I may forget what was taught to me in school. I may forget the pranks I played in class and I may forget all the tests in which I failed. But I will never forget the words of my favorite teacher. Goodbye.


39) Your contribution in our lives has been exactly like the kind of teacher you are – special and priceless. Goodbye.


40) Forget books, Kindle and the iPad… your words have been the greatest learning tool we could’ve ever had.