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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
I wanted to be a teacher, but I was a lousy student, one of the slowest readers. It was a tremendous struggle. But I'm lucky I had some teachers who saw something in me.
It is by teaching that we teach ourselves, by relating that we observe, by affirming that we examine, by showing that we look, by writing that we think, by pumping that we draw water into the well.
Henri Frederic Amiel
When people lack teachers, their tendencies are not corrected; when they do not have ritual and moral principles, then their lawlessness is not controlled.
A teacher must believe in the value and interest of his subject as a doctor believes in health.
Nearly everyone I met, worked with, or read about was my teacher, one way or another.
TV is bigger than any story it reports. It's the greatest teaching tool since the printing press.
Fred W. Friendly
The best CEOs I know are teachers, and at the core of what they teach is strategy.
I think teaching should be an exalted profession, not a picked-on profession.
I never had to learn English, French and German because I was brought up as all three languages. I had a private French teacher before I even went to school. That helped a lot.
A teacher should have maximal authority, and minimal power.
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 had a ninth grade teacher who told me I was much smarter and much better than I was allowing myself to be.
Every man who rises above the common level has received two educations: the first from his teachers; the second, more personal and important, from himself.
A retired teacher paid $62,000 towards her pension and nothing, yes nothing, for full family medical, dental and vision coverage over her entire career. What will we pay her? $1.4 million in pension benefits and another $215,000 in health care benefit premiums over her lifetime.
You never stop learning. If you have a teacher, you never stop being a student.
If I can make a teacher's salary doing comedy, I think that's better than being a teacher.
We may have forgotten how to feel. Nobody is teaching us how to live happily ever after, as we've heard in fairy tales.
We know the parental support, community support, makes a difference. It's not just the metrics of testing and putting pressure on the schools and on the teachers.
We should not run away from religious teachings. We should run to them.
Americanism demands loyalty to the teacher and respect for his lesson.
To this end the greatest asset of a school is the personality of the teacher.
There is no teacher, living or past, who can give us the actual understanding of Truth. A teacher can only put our feet upon the path and point the way. That is all. It is wholly dependent on the individual to make his way to Truth.
Catholic schools in our Nation's education have been paramount in teaching the values that we as parents seek to instill in our children.
It's not the teaching, it's the learning.
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