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We can teach a lot of things, but if the teacher can't relate by talking to a group of friendly students, he'll never be a competent teacher.
Advice is sometimes transmitted more successfully through a joke than grave teaching.
After all manner of professors have done their best for us, the place we are to get knowledge is in books. The true university of these days is a collection of books.
What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books.
If you are giving a graduate course you don't try to impress the students with oratory, you try to challenge them, get them to question you.
For the longest time, you just sound like a broken record, but you have to be consistent when teaching kids.
I would suggest that teachers show their students concrete examples of the negative effects of the actions that gangsta rappers glorify.
A teacher must believe in the value and interest of his subject as a doctor believes in health.
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
What a blind person needs is not a teacher but another self.
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.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
A teacher is a person who never says anything once.
Let's reintroduce corporal punishment in the schools - and use it on the teachers.
P. J. O'Rourke
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.
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.
Students rarely disappoint teachers who assure them in advance that they are doomed to failure.
The true aim of everyone who aspires to be a teacher should be, not to impart his own opinions, but to kindle minds.
Frederick William Robertson
We expert teachers know that motivation and emotional impact are what matter.
Americanism demands loyalty to the teacher and respect for his lesson.
Some of my high school teachers did remind me that I had an excellent imagination when it came to making up excuses.
David E. Kelley
Catholic schools in our Nation's education have been paramount in teaching the values that we as parents seek to instill in our children.
A professor must have a theory as a dog must have fleas.
H. L. Mencken
A teacher who is not dogmatic is simply a teacher who is not teaching.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
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
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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