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In a sinful world, no community can exist for long where nobody is ever held accountable: no teacher would grade a student's performance; no citizen would sit on a jury or call a failed leader to account.
Lewis B. Smedes
I wanted to be a teacher.
Jesus Christ is infinitely more than a great teacher and philosopher.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
I wonder if liberal kids call liberal talk shows and ask how to get along in a conservative teacher's class? No. No. It doesn't happen, 'cause there's no thought of getting along.
If a teacher does not involve himself, his values, his commitments, in the course of discussion, why should the students?
In a Glasser Quality School there is no such thing as a closed book test. Students are told to get out their notes and open their books. There is no such thing as being forbidden to ask the teacher or another student for help.
You can choose your family sometimes. You can choose people, it could be a teacher, it could be a professor, it could be someone you work with that actually genuinely cares about you and wants you to succeed.
A Latin teacher told me I might make a good actress, and that stuck in my memory. I did some modeling, and Polanski gave me that small part.
In Swat, there are two jobs a woman's going to do: a teacher or a doctor. If not, then become a housewife.
It is worth while too to warn the teacher that undue severity in correcting faults is liable at times to discourage a boy's mind from effort.
I was always shouted at by my teacher because I would draw straight on the table in the school.
I grew up in Queens, in New York City, in a middle class Jewish family. My mother was a public school teacher, my father was a lawyer. They were Democrats - kind of middle-of-the-road democrats.
My ambition in high school was to be a high school coach and teacher, and that's still what I do: teach.
I loved teaching and I did a lot of work as a teacher's assistant in college, and my favorite experience was basically getting a laugh from a bunch of people because they had just understood something.
My mom is a teacher, my dad was a writer for television, his dad was a writer for television, and combining those two has been sort of the goal of my life.
Teacher unions are an interest group that acts in defense of their own interests, which means the union bosses' interests, not the members.
I wanted to be a Teacher with a big T: teach the whole planet. It led me into writing and speaking to large groups.
I discovered Deborah Ellis's books in the school library after my head teacher encouraged me to go beyond the school curriculum and look for books I might enjoy.
My mother was a high school arts teacher, so I was always surrounded by the arts.
My father was a swim teacher. We used to swim before school, swim after school.
A teacher enlarges people in all sorts of ways besides just his subject matter.
The first one I remember singing on stage was 'Somewhere Out There' from 'An American Tail.' I was around 7, and my choir teacher at school asked me if I would sing it. My parents told me that I needed to move around the stage, so for the entire time I just walked back and forth from side to side while I was singing - there's videotape of it.
I kind of fell backwards into acting. I was studying to be a high school teacher. I look now and I understand completely, or actually barely, how much work it is to be a teacher. It's an incredible amount of work.
My father was a teacher and my mother also worked in the school, so the family has a background in education.
I was never any good in the school theatrical productions. I always got a role like the March Hare. A Latin teacher told me I might make a good actress, and that stuck in my memory.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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