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To this end the greatest asset of a school is the personality of the teacher.
Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.
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.
A good teacher is a determined person.
I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.
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.
Only one person in a million becomes enlightened without a teacher's help.
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.
That is the difference between good teachers and great teachers: good teachers make the best of a pupil's means; great teachers foresee a pupil's ends.
If I can make a teacher's salary doing comedy, I think that's better than being a teacher.
I cannot emphasize enough the importance of a good teacher.
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.
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
It is the malady of our age that the young are so busy teaching us that they have no time left to learn.
I'm lucky I had some teachers who saw something in me.
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
I saw as a teacher how, if you take that spark of learning that those children have, and you ignite it, you can take a child from any background to a lifetime of creativity and accomplishment.
The world of knowledge takes a crazy turn when teachers themselves are taught to learn.
A hallmark of the Latino community is to help one another, if students are interested in a way to give back and help their communities, becoming a teacher is probably one of the very best ways of doing that.
Advice is sometimes transmitted more successfully through a joke than grave teaching.
A child's learning is a function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher.
James S. Coleman
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
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.
Teachers believe they have a gift for giving; it drives them with the same irrepressible drive that drives others to create a work of art or a market or a building.
A. Bartlett Giamatti
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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