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I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Alexander the Great
The smarter the journalists are, the better off society is. For to a degree, people read the press to inform themselves - and the better the teacher, the better the student body.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
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.
I cannot emphasize enough the importance of a good teacher.
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
What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
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.
A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience's attention, then he can teach his lesson.
John Henrik Clarke
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students.
A teacher is a person who never says anything once.
Teaching is the only major occupation of man for which we have not yet developed tools that make an average person capable of competence and performance. In teaching we rely on the 'naturals,' the ones who somehow know how to teach.
A teacher who is not dogmatic is simply a teacher who is not teaching.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Teachers can change lives with just the right mix of chalk and challenges.
Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.
Study how water flows in a valley stream, smoothly and freely between the rocks. Also learn from holy books and wise people. Everything - even mountains, rivers, plants and trees - should be your teacher.
A professor is someone who talks in someone else's sleep.
W. H. Auden
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.
Warren G. Bennis
Only one person in a million becomes enlightened without a teacher's help.
Failure is a great teacher, and I think when you make mistakes and you recover from them and you treat them as valuable learning experiences, then you've got something to share.
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
Let's reintroduce corporal punishment in the schools - and use it on the teachers.
P. J. O'Rourke
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
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