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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.
I cannot emphasize enough the importance of a good teacher.
If you have to put someone on a pedestal, put teachers. They are society's heroes.
A good teacher is a determined person.
I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers.
To this end the greatest asset of a school is the personality of the teacher.
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
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.
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.
The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-trust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciples.
Amos Bronson Alcott
A professor is someone who talks in someone else's sleep.
W. H. Auden
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
I'm lucky I had some teachers who saw something in me.
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.
A child's learning is a function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher.
James S. Coleman
Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.
If I can make a teacher's salary doing comedy, I think that's better than being a teacher.
TV is bigger than any story it reports. It's the greatest teaching tool since the printing press.
Fred W. Friendly
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.
Students rarely disappoint teachers who assure them in advance that they are doomed to failure.
I would suggest that teachers show their students concrete examples of the negative effects of the actions that gangsta rappers glorify.
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
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
I think teaching should be an exalted profession, not a picked-on profession.
A teacher must believe in the value and interest of his subject as a doctor believes in health.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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