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I was on Oprah's show recently talking about the people who impacted me the most. One was a teacher and one was my soccer coach. I didn't even go into my family, who had the most influence.
I'd never been a teacher before, and here I was starting my first day with these eager students. There was a shortage of teachers, and they had been without a math teacher for six months. They were so excited to learn math.
There is no recipe to be a great teacher, that's what is unique about them.
I had this wonderful career and thought I would retire as a teacher.
Mike Watt and I had the same teacher. Mr. Tanaka.
Actually, acting turned out to be the perfect job for me, because I had a lot of different interests. I thought about being a priest at one point. I thought about being a teacher. I thought about being a lawyer. But I think acting is probably the best job for me.
John C. Reilly
I do home schooling. I went to regular school until fifth grade, and then I started doing home schooling, which it's completely different. I have a teacher on set with me and I just work with her, one-on-one.
I have always admired teachers because teaching, like the priesthood, medicine and writing, is a vocation. You don't become a teacher because you want wealth. It is the same with writing.
F. Sionil Jose
I took an acting class. After the first day, the teacher quit, so they said take another. When I saw 'How to be a Stand-up Comedian,' it resonated. I realized I'd rather make 200 people laugh than make one person cry.
I guess by taking lessons early on, and really trying to play all the rudimentary stuff, and try to have it sound as good as my teacher. It took a lot of practice, which I enjoyed, and still do.
I was very inspired by my mother. She was a vocal teacher and sang in a band, and my first memories of her were going out with her on the local circuit.
I wanted to be a landscape architect, but I trained as a teacher; I worked in publishing; I was a waitress.
I had a great drama teacher in high school, and that's when I started to learn about the history of theater.
I could never have a better teacher in those days than my father.
Remember when you were in school and the teacher would put a picture under an overhead projector so you could see it on the wall? God, I loved that. Tellya the truth, I used to look at that beam of light and think it was God.
I had a science teacher in middle school who inspired me... simply because she acknowledged me and made me feel that what I had to offer was worthy.
Marcia Gay Harden
I was ridiculed in public school for being smart. A teacher's pet.
My first public impression was my French teacher, Derek Swift.
I don't learn so good, no matter how good the teacher is.
I'm the son of an everyman. My father is a teacher. He teaches physics at a boys' school in Sydney.
The second, and I think this is the much more overt and I think it is the main cause, I have been increasingly demonstrating or trying to demonstrate that every possible stance a critic, a scholar, a teacher can take towards a poem is itself inevitably and necessarily poetic.
I always wanted to be a teacher.
As a teacher, my strategy is to encourage questioning. I'm the least authoritarian professor you'll ever meet.
As a former teacher and a mother and grandmother, I know firsthand the importance of a quality education.
My first career was as a coach and a teacher.
C. S. Lewis
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