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There are two kinds of teachers: the kind that fill you with so much quail shot that you can't move, and the kind that just gives you a little prod behind and you jump to the skies.
When we become a really mature, grown-up, wise society, we will put teachers at the center of the community, where they belong. We don't honor them enough, we don't pay them enough.
If you have to put someone on a pedestal, put teachers. They are society's heroes.
It is the malady of our age that the young are so busy teaching us that they have no time left to learn.
Everybody's a teacher if you listen.
You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.
None of us got where we are solely by pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps. We got here because somebody - a parent, a teacher, an Ivy League crony or a few nuns - bent down and helped us pick up our boots.
Those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished lose the inspiration which comes from the teaching of biography and history.
Carter G. Woodson
Every bit of me is devoted to love and art. And I aspire to try to be a teacher to my young fans who feel just like I felt when I was younger. I just felt like a freak. I guess what I'm trying to say is I'm trying to liberate them, I want to free them of their fears and make them feel that they can make their own space in the world.
I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.
TV is bigger than any story it reports. It's the greatest teaching tool since the printing press.
Fred W. Friendly
Police and firefighters are great, but they don't create wealth. They protect it. That's crucial. Teaching is a wonderful profession. Teachers help educate people to become good citizens so that citizens can then go create wealth. But they don't create the wealth themselves.
The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-trust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciples.
Amos Bronson Alcott
Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.
A professor is someone who talks in someone else's sleep.
W. H. Auden
I do not believe there is a problem in this country or the world today which could not be settled if approached through the teaching of the Sermon on the Mount.
Harry S Truman
Students rarely disappoint teachers who assure them in advance that they are doomed to failure.
The doctrine of the Kingdom of Heaven, which was the main teaching of Jesus, is certainly one of the most revolutionary doctrines that ever stirred and changed human thought.
H. G. Wells
Most of us end up with no more than five or six people who remember us. Teachers have thousands of people who remember them for the rest of their lives.
The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.
Mark Van Doren
A teacher who is not dogmatic is simply a teacher who is not teaching.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Excellence is a better teacher than mediocrity. The lessons of the ordinary are everywhere. Truly profound and original insights are to be found only in studying the exemplary.
Those who know how to think need no teachers.
When I am able to resist the temptation to judge others, I can see them as teachers of forgiveness in my life, reminding me that I can only have peace of mind when I forgive rather than judge.
The five steps in teaching an employee new skills are preparation, explanation, showing, observation and supervision.
I cannot emphasize enough the importance of a good teacher.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself.
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