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I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers.
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.
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.
Teach love, generosity, good manners and some of that will drift from the classroom to the home and who knows, the children will be educating the parents.
Only one person in a million becomes enlightened without a teacher's help.
If I can make a teacher's salary doing comedy, I think that's better than being a teacher.
I touch the future. I teach.
In America the schools have become too permissive, the kids now are controlling the schools, the tail is wagging the dog. We've got to make a change there and get it back to where the teachers have control of the classrooms.
Please stop teaching my children that everyone gets a trophy just for participating. What is this, the Nobel Prize? Not everybody gets a trophy.
To this end the greatest asset of a school is the personality of the teacher.
A child's learning is a function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher.
James S. Coleman
We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up.
I was lucky that I met the right mentors and teachers at the right moment.
A teacher who is not dogmatic is simply a teacher who is not teaching.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
You never stop learning. If you have a teacher, you never stop being a student.
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.
The best CEOs I know are teachers, and at the core of what they teach is strategy.
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.
We discovered that education is not something which the teacher does, but that it is a natural process which develops spontaneously in the human being.
I'm lucky I had some teachers who saw something in me.
I would suggest that teachers show their students concrete examples of the negative effects of the actions that gangsta rappers glorify.
A self-taught man usually has a poor teacher and a worse student.
I think teaching should be an exalted profession, not a picked-on profession.
We expert teachers know that motivation and emotional impact are what matter.
What a blind person needs is not a teacher but another self.
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.
C. S. Lewis
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Education is the movement from darkness to light.
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