100+ Farewell Quotes and Messages For Teacher

A teacher is like a gardener who nurtures us, helping us grow, bloom, and spread knowledge’s fragrance. We are grateful to them, second only to our family, for preparing us to embark on our journey in society. A teacher is a sweet soul who shapes our personalities, teaches us to make friends, and dedicates their life to our education. Organizing a farewell party upon their retirement or transfer is the least we can do. Whether you’re a parent or a student, you can always express appreciation through farewell messages. If you lack the zeal for writing, we are here to help, as shown below.

Farewell Messages For Teacher

Farewell, dear Sir/Ma’am {Put Name}. Your memories will always be cherished. I wish you an abundance of happiness and prosperity in life.

You have been a great teacher and saying goodbye to you leaves me with a bittersweet feeling. I will surely miss you a lot here. Best wishes on your upcoming journey.

Dear Sir/Ma’am {Put Name}, we would like to express our heartfelt gratitude for your unwavering support and guidance up to this point. We wish you all the best for your future.

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Thank you for adding so much value to our lives. You’ve been a true inspiration, a mentor we never knew we needed. Best of luck in your future endeavors.

I bid you farewell, teacher, and I want to thank you for inspiring all of us.

Thank you for always motivating us to do our best, teacher. Goodbye and good luck to you!

Thank you for working hard and making a difference, and best wishes to you and all those lives you touch. Happy Farewell!

Learning under this atmosphere will never be the same without a teacher like you. I hope that your new place is full of fun and happiness as usual. Farewell and thank you for being my inspiration!

We wish you could find the joy elsewhere that you gave us here through your words and teachings. We wish you nothing but great success. Happy farewell, dear teacher.

Thank you, mam/sir, for everything! Goodbye, and your teachings will always remain with us. You have been a very good teacher to us! God bless you more, sir/mam!

I remember how kind and patient you have always been with us and how attentively you taught us. You’re truly an amazing teacher. We’ll miss you in school.

Ordinary teachers teach their students to succeed. Great teachers teach their students to convert their failures into success. I would like to give you a salute for being a great teacher, farewell.

Thank you very much for all the lessons, teacher. I hope you know you have made a significant contribution to each of our lives.

Technology has made it easier for students to learn with new devices, but nothing can come close to the experience of being taught by an inspirational teacher like you. Thank you.

I don’t want to say lengthy words but I simply want to say that there was no one who can stand Against You and can say he is best. I will miss you sir so much.

Best Wishes for Teacher Farewell

Astronauts, physicists, programmers, musicians, technologists, doctors, engineers, lawyers and all the other professions that make the world go around have one thing in common – a good teacher who gave light to their dreams. Farewell, to one such teacher.

No one can fully know what the future holds, but I am confident that you will be successful and that I’ll miss you. Best of luck to you!

You taught us what we wanted to learn besides what we needed to learn. Thus, you make our educational journey memorable. Farewell to a beautiful teacher.

Right now I am doing exactly what you have always taught me to do when someone does something nice for you – say thank you. Thank you for making me what I am. You will be missed, goodbye!

There’s no one quite like a special teacher, and no teacher quite as special as you. Thank you for everything, you will remain in our shining future, goodbye.

You teach us not to be under anyone’s shadow. But we always want to be under a great teacher’s shadow like you. Thank you for teaching us with such dedication. Goodbye and best wishes.

Thank you for giving us bad grades. You taught us to learn new things from the scrappy situation. Thank you for giving us good grades. You motivated us to go further with good energy. We will miss you.

Farewell Wishes For Teacher

You corrected my mistakes; you encouraged me with your words full of hope and support. You are indeed an excellent teacher. I will really miss you. I wish you all the best mam/sir!

Thank you for adding so much value to our lives. You’ve been a true inspiration, a mentor we never knew we needed. Best of luck in your future endeavors.

You proved that teaching is a lot more than explaining textbook terms. Your wisdom and guidance prepared us for the best and the worst. Farewell, sir!

Teachers come and go but their memories are forever the lessons that they teach are forgotten never, Teachers keep changing every now and then, but great ones are remembered time and again! Farewell!

Sir, good-bye. I can’t believe you’ll be leaving us. Our classes will feel empty without you.

Ma’am, you are my favorite teacher and role model. Saying goodbye to you breaks my heart.


Thank you for the motivation, knowledge, and insight you gave to all of us. Thank You for being there for us all the time. And we thank you for the time and effort you have spent on us. Goodbye and we hope to see you again!

I wish that you have many, many more days to spend with us. You are a special person to all of us, we love you and we will greatly miss your words of wisdom and encouragement. Goodbye!

Please always remember that we’ll miss you a lot for that all that you’ve done and all that you’ve taught, don’t ever forget that you will always be embossed in our hearts and our memory, Farewell.

You taught us that ‘ends were fresh beginnings,’ teacher. I hope this ending offers you many new beginnings and wonderful life.

I wish you nothing but peace, love, and happiness. I hope you have all those wonderful things life has to offer in your new place. I’m seriously missing you here. Goodbye and I hope you will visit us when you have the time to do so.

Good bye mam/sir! It’s so sad that you need to leave us, but though you need to go; your inspiring words and thoughts will always stay with us. Thank you mam/sir for your passion for teaching us what we need to know. We love you mam/sir! We’ll surely miss you.

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Emotional Goodbye Message To Teacher From Student

Goodbye, my dear teacher. Today marks the end of a chapter. You have helped me immensely both in academic and personal aspects of my life. With utmost gratitude, I bid you farewell.

As the final bell rings, I cannot help but feel a mix of different emotions. Thank you for contributing to shaping my life. Goodbye, Sir/Ma’am.

The time has come when we have to part ways. I want you to know that your efforts and faith in me have forever changed my life. Goodbye, dear teacher.

emotional goodbye message to teacher from students

What a teacher writes on the blackboard of life can never be erased. Just like your teachings, your memories will never be erased from our hearts. Goodbye.

Thank you for everything. Your departure will leave a permanent void, for your caliber is unmatched. And saying goodbye to such a gem is always hard.

School/College will never be the same without you. But I guess that’s a part of destiny. My heart keeps getting heavy while saying this goodbye.

Watching you leave makes me sad. I hope your new role brings you happiness and joy. But I also hope you find all the reasons to visit us more often.

Words cannot describe my sadness right now. I have always looked forward to your classes. And I bet every student will miss your smiling face while walking through the hallways.

Farewell Message To Principal

Good luck with the new chapter in your life, dear principal. You had a profound impact on shaping our organization. Goodbye, and thank you from the bottom of our hearts.

You’ll undoubtedly have many new students, but we’ll never find another principal like you. We will miss you every day. Goodbye.

Nothing compares to the inspiring aura of a principal like you. Goodbye, sir. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for everything you have taught us.

You have always been like a best friend to all of us, in addition to being a teacher or a leader at this institute. We’ll miss you, Principal.

I wish you could stay with us for many more days. We’ll miss you, Mr. Principal.

Ms. Principal, it breaks my heart to say goodbye. Please visit us sometime.

Our school will feel incomplete without you, principal. I wish you could stay. Goodbye.

In this parting note, we want to convey that we appreciate your hard work and efforts for the institution greatly. May the upcoming days be brighter than ever. Farewell, our respected principal.

Farewell Messages for Teacher on Retirement

It is not easy to teach generation after generation and help them to be a better version of themselves. But dear teacher, you ace this tough job. We will miss you. Farewell and happy retirement.

Dear teacher, thank you for nurturing us from seed and let us grow as a big tree. Thank you for all your dedication to us. Happy Retirement.

Goodbye, professor; I wish you all the best in your future endeavors following your retirement.

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Like every teacher you are leaving us, but we will always cherish your exciting classes, enthusiastic lessons, and great deeds. Happy retirement our favorite teacher.

We are lucky to get you as our mentor. We are inspired by you every day and now we are waving you goodbye with heavy hearts. I hope you will enjoy your retirement, but we will miss you on a great scale. Farewell dear teacher.

you have abundantly taught us about honesty, integrity, and good behavior. We hope we can make you proud of your teaching and make your retirement more worthwhile. Farewell dear Teacher.

You taught us to be modest and honest every day. Thank you very much, sir. I hope you have a good life once you retire.

Ma’am, I hope you enjoy the rest of your life now that you’re retired. We’ll miss you, but we’re glad you’re getting some well-deserved rest.

Farewell Messages for Teacher on Transfer

You may not take our classes anymore but the premises, your desk, and your teaching will never let us forget you. Have a beautiful journey elsewhere. Farewell favorite teacher.

We are saying ‘goodbye’ to you with heavy hearts, but we will always remember you. Because you are the best teacher we have ever got. Farewell and great wishes.

It was a pleasure and honor to be your student, Sir. I hope you can transfer here back again someday so I can join your lessons again. Goodbye and best wishes.

Farewell Messages for Teacher on Retirement

Your vacancy in this institution will be filled by someone else but you are irreplaceable in our hearts. Farewell our dear mentor.

Technology helps us a lot to learn almost everything ourselves, but your classes and words were the best tools we can have to prepare for the future. We will miss you greatly. Farewell.

I understand that the transfer was necessary, but I wish you could have stayed with us. We are sorry to see you leave. Goodbye. We will miss you.

Ma’am, I hope this transfer opens up a world of possibilities and amazing achievements for you.

You’ve always been everyone’s favorite. I am confident that you will become every kid’s favorite at the new school.

Farewell Messages for Teacher from Parents

We will never find another excellent teacher for our children like you. Goodbye and best wishes.

Thank you for always being a source of encouragement for our children. Goodbye.

The way you taught our children is incomparable to anything. Thank you for the uncompromising service. Good luck on your next big adventure.

I would like to express my gratitude to you for being an extraordinary mentor to my child. Farewell, and thank you for being an inspiration in my little one’s life.

We never get to worry about our children because you were there for them. Thank you for your sincere dedication and for confirming a great future for them. Farewell.

You are the best teacher our children could ever ask for. Thank you so much for encouraging them to dream high. We can never find a replacement for your service.

The way you enlighten a whole generation is commendable. Have a beautiful new journey. We will forever be grateful to you.

Farewell Messages for Teacher from Parents

It’s a huge pity to see you go, sir. You have been such an inspiration to our children. Best wishes to you for everything the future holds for you.

I’d like to say farewell to you, teacher, and thank you for everything you’ve done for our child. Thank you for building the foundation for our child’s educational career.

It is because of you that our children are so bright. Thank you for educating them so precisely.

Your guidance showed the right path to our children since they entered the learning phase. Thank you for such inspiring work. Have a beautiful retirement.

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Farewell Quotes For Teacher

Thank you for your brilliant professionalism throughout the years. It’s hard to match the level of dedication that goes into your teaching. Best of luck.

Words cannot express how painful it was when we heard of your retirement. You have been an inspiration to all of us in the department and a mentor we always look up to. We pray God gives you the strength and wisdom to continue the good work you are known for. Goodbye my mentor!

Lucky to be one of the last students to attend your masterful sessions. Your enthusiasm has been out of this world. May your retirement be as peaceful as your heart.

“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.” – Khalil Gibran

Farewell! There’s much to learn from you, yet I had so little time together. I feel envious of all your future students.

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The loving ways of teachers like you are the difference between teaching and educating. Thanks for teaching us, educating us and empowering us.

I want to say many things to you but I can’t say those in front of you. But now I want to say that in one sentence. You were the best. Goodbye.

“When you study great teachers… you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.” – William Glasser

“In teaching, you cannot see the fruit of a day’s work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years.” – Jacques Barzun

The way you teach, it simply touches our lives. You are not our parents but you act like we are your own children. You are not our lawyer but you defend us when we need comfort. Teacher, we feel sad when we heard you need to go. We promise to be good always and we will always apply your teachings in our everyday life. We will surely miss you mam/sir!

Classrooms are now going to have the dullest of hues. The school is now going to feel boring and blue. Most importantly, learning will never be the same without a teacher like you. Goodbye.

I’m sending my prayers, good thoughts, and a little luck toward you just to let you know that I wish the best for you and what you are trying to accomplish.

“Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.” – Aristotle

The future of mankind lies not in the hands of new technological inventions and scientific breakthroughs. It lies in the hands of ambitious teachers like you… because that’s where it all starts. Thank you.

Finding such a strong purpose and dream in your life the way you have serves to inspire those around you. In some ways, you have already been a success even in your pursuit of greatness. Goodbye and good luck on your inspiring future.

Appreciation Messages For Teacher Leaving School

You always motivated me to strive and put in the hard work. I am grateful for your belief in me and my potential. For that, you have my deepest thanks. Farewell!

Thank you for the knowledge and skill you have given me and continue to give each day. I wish you a long life in this country you have helped to groom young leaders like me.

“A good teacher is like a candle – it consumes itself to light the way for others.” – Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

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

Nothing can come close to the inspirational presence of a teacher like you in a student’s journey. You have no idea how important a role you play in shaping a student, a brilliant destiny. Thank you.

“Often, when I am reading a good book, I stop and thank my teacher. That is, I used to until she got an unlisted number.” – Author Unknown

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Schools, colleges and universities don’t achieve acclaim because of their historical buildings, heavy funding or celebrity alumni. They become great because they have outstanding faculty like you. Thank you my teacher.

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

“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” – G.K. Chesterton

“Every child should have a caring adult in their lives. And that’s not always a biological parent or family member. It may be a friend or neighbor. Often times it is a teacher.” – Joe Manchin

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The most important person in a student’s life, after their parents, is their teacher. They assist students in their academics, behavior, manners, and self-development and character building. It is essential to have good teachers, but it is also heartbreaking when an excellent teacher leaves us. Make your teacher’s farewell party great and wish him/her by these farewell quotes for teacher to bid a memorable farewell. Send a heartfelt goodbye note, write a thoughtful message on a card, or shower him/her with the teacher’s best farewell wishes. Don’t miss the chance to show your deep respect and admiration to your teacher for everything they do to make your today’s position. Take ideas from this post to make your wishes unique and bid farewell to your favorite teacher with a smile, gratitude, respect, and good luck.