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The sins of teachers are the teachers of sin.
~By William Gurnall ~


It is absolutely impossible to settle the debts to pensioners, teachers, and others. The country hasn't got enough money to do so.
~By Eduard Shevardnadze ~


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.
~By Chuck Norris ~


Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.
~By Charles W. Eliot ~


Teachers are unparalleled in the role they play in children's lives.
~By Jon Porter ~


In other words, unlike some people with new theories, we will go out, we'll go into a school and we get products and the products are evaluated, whether it's by teachers or others. The scores are quantified and then we compare performances.
~By Robert Sternberg ~


You use words like 'introvert' and 'extrovert,' various traits of a personality. A lot of that stuff, we used in drama school, and that was kind of interesting, to realize my teachers sort of ripped off a lot of Jung. And how much of it is part of our society now, these phrases, introvert and extrovert, where it actually came from.
~By Michael Fassbender ~


Instead of trying to come up and pontificate on what literature is, you need to talk with children, to teachers, and make sure they get poetry in the curriculum early.
~By Rita Dove ~


Parents should be encouraged to read to their children, and teachers should be equipped with all available techniques for teaching literacy, so the varying needs and capacities of individual kids can be taken into account.
~By Hugh Mackay ~


Why shouldn't we give our teachers a license to obtain software, all software, any software, for nothing? Does anyone demand a licensing fee, each time a child is taught the alphabet?
~By William Gibson ~


There are a couple of teachers I have had without whose influence I would not be as happy with who I am.
~By Mackenzie Astin ~


When teachers try to teach, nurses try to nurse, small businesses try to serve their clients and the police try to arrest criminals, there is always a regulator or three breathing down their necks. Conservatives want to make people's lives easier.
~By John Redwood ~


Education is the silver bullet to improve this Nation's standing worldwide... and our teachers know that.
~By Solomon Ortiz ~


Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students.
~By Solomon Ortiz ~


If we had in this room a hundred teachers, good teachers from good schools, and asked them to define the word education, there would be very little general agreement.
~By William Glasser ~


Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods and techniques. The teacher is the heart of the educational system.
~By Sidney Hook ~


When I first started teaching at Berkeley in 1958, I could not announce that I was gay to anybody, though probably quite a few of my fellow teachers knew.
~By Thom Gunn ~


As the earth spins through space, a view from above the North Pole would encompass most of the wealth of the world - most of its food, productive machines, doctors, engineers and teachers. A view from the opposite pole would encompass most of the world's poor.
~By Barry Commoner ~


When you get to 15 and most of your teachers are priests, there's bound to be a conflict.
~By Ian Hart ~


There is a shortage of teachers but the January 2001 schools census showed that teacher numbers were at their highest level than at any time since 1984 - and 11,000 higher than 1997.
~By Estelle Morris ~


Teachers are sort of faced with a thankless task, because no matter how good they are, unless they find a way to personally rationalize the rewards of their effort, nobody else is really going to do it for them en masse.
~By Julius Erving ~


My mother tells this story that when I first went to school, I thought I was going to help the teachers. I didn't realise I was going to get educated.
~By Moon Unit Zappa ~


You have to come in and be that character when you walk into the room. That's what one of my first acting teachers taught me. You know, don't go in there being Jennifer and then expect to flip and change, because they're not going to have that imagination.
~By Jennifer Lopez ~


I remember teachers who really singled me out for their discouragement.
~By Francis Ford Coppola ~


We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the teachers - but never blame yourself. It's never your fault. But it's always your fault, because if you wanted to change you're the one who has got to change.
~By Katharine Hepburn ~


Great teachers transcend ideology.
~By Suzanne Fields ~


The sincere teachers of their youth should be met, not with an intention to dictate to them, but to give additional force to their well-meant endeavours, and raise them to public esteem.
~By Joseph Lancaster ~


America does not need gorgeous halls and concert rooms for its musical development, but music schools with competent teachers, and many, very many, free scholarships for talented young disciples who are unable to pay the expense of study.
~By Anton Seidl ~


However, the Government has made it clear that we do not encourage the recruitment of teachers from developing nations where there may be an adverse effect on the economy.
~By Estelle Morris ~


Aside from a few master teachers that we have had over the years, this has been a completely local talent development. But people have started to come now from Chicago, we have a number of students from Chicago and different places of the country and even in the world.
~By Katherine Dunham ~


I remember when I was a kid in school and teachers would explain things to me about what I read, and I'd think, Where did they get that? I didn't read that in there. Later you look at it and think, That's kind of an interesting idea.
~By Norton Juster ~


Make no mistake about it: Next to parents and families, our teachers are the most important influence in our children's lives.
~By Kenny Guinn ~


There's a high school in Camden, New Jersey, I call the Jill Scott School. It's the Camden Creative Arts High School. Those teachers and kids are so passionate about what they do, and 98 percent of the senior class went on to college.
~By Jill Scott ~


Vocal study before age 20 is likely to be injurious, though some survive it in the hands of very careful and understanding teachers.
~By Alma Gluck ~


I really enjoyed hanging out with some of the teachers. This one chemistry teacher, she liked hanging out. I liked making explosives. We would stay after school and blow things up.
~By Maya Lin ~


Anyone can use these sites - companies and colleges, teachers and students, young and old all make use of networking sites to connect with people electronically to share pictures, information, course work, and common interests.
~By Mike Fitzpatrick ~


I brought this case because I am an atheist and this offends me, and I have the right to bring up my daughter without God being imposed into her life by her schoolteachers.
~By Michael Newdow ~


I spoke French a bit, and I could speak a bit of this and that, and when you were taught those things by people who couldn't really do it, you can do some pretty wonderfully, imaginative horrific things to teachers.
~By Diane Cilento ~


The most important role models should and could be parents and teachers. But that said, once you're a teenager you've probably gotten as much of an example from your parents as you're going to.
~By Andrew Shue ~


I was running to catch a train when one of my teachers saw me. He thought I was fast, time me, and later gave me my first instructions in sprinting. I happened to be at the right place at the right time.
~By Elizabeth Robinson Schwartz ~


We can pay teachers a hundred thousand dollars a year, and we'll do nothing to improve our schools as long as we keep the A, B, C, D, F grading system.
~By William Glasser ~


I stopped and gazed on the little dull man who was being paid to be a teacher of teachers. I turned and walked to the door, slammed it closed with a bang, and broken glass crashed to the floor. There was uproar behind me in the class, which did not interest me at all.
~By Burl Ives ~


Learning, while at school, that the charge for the education of girls was the same as that for boys, and that, when they became teachers, women received only half as much as men for their services, the injustice of this distinction was so apparent.
~By Lucretia Mott ~


I had a number of teachers who hated me. I didn't do well in school.
~By Francis Ford Coppola ~


Internet safety begins at home and that is why my legislation would require the Federal Trade Commission to design and publish a unique website to serve as a clearinghouse and resource for parents, teachers and children for information on the dangers of surfing the Internet.
~By Mike Fitzpatrick ~


It is a different genre - a show about something other than doctors, lawyers and cops. Teachers are something completely different. I think it makes for very interesting television.
~By Chi McBride ~


Let the teachers teach English and I will teach baseball. There is a lot of people in the United States who say isn't, and they ain't eating.
~By Dizzy Dean ~


Teachers are our greatest public servants; they spend their lives educating our young people and shaping our Nation for tomorrow.
~By Solomon Ortiz ~


I want to work with the teachers' union. But as I said out there, we have to put the kids first and we are letting down a generation of California children. It's not acceptable.
~By Meg Whitman ~


In the 21st century when few of us stay in the same job all our lives, I would like to think there was flexibility so teachers could become social workers, or foster carers become teachers.
~By Estelle Morris ~


It's okay to make mistakes. Mistakes are our teachers - they help us to learn.
~By John Bradshaw ~


I remind everyone: Whether you school them at home or send them to school, you as a parent have the responsibility to make sure they learn and behave. Teachers and principals may help, but parents are the ones who must accept responsibility.
~By Ernest Istook ~


Meanwhile, parents, students and teachers all report higher satisfaction with charter schools. People like them. They cost less money. They raise the academic achievement of poor kids. Go ahead, get a little enthused.
~By Maggie Gallagher ~


Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.
~By C. S. Lewis ~


I was using them as teachers for technique but I was never trying to be a folk.
~By John Fahey ~


Teachers started recognizing me and praising me for being smart in science and that made me want to be even smarter in science!
~By Steve Wozniak ~


At the federal level, we must help, not hinder, local school boards, parents, teachers and administrators as they make decisions about educating our children.
~By Mark Kennedy ~


Good teachers make the best of a pupil's means; great teachers foresee a pupil's ends.
~By Maria Callas ~


Our educational results lag behind other states, and other nations, but worse still, behind the potential of the kids and the devoted teachers in our classrooms.
~By Mitch Daniels ~


We can not wait until we have enough trained people willing to work at a teacher's salary and under conditions imposed upon teachers in order to improve what happens in the classroom.
~By Major Owens ~


I am confident that the vast majority of teachers will work with us towards achieving that goal.
~By Estelle Morris ~


American teachers have one indisputable advantage over foreign ones; they understand the American temperament and can judge its unevenness, its lights and its shadows.
~By John Philip Sousa ~


Students rarely disappoint teachers who assure them in advance that they are doomed to failure.
~By Sidney Hook ~


Teachers can go on cruises with the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration and anyone can spend the summer as a volunteer in a National Parks and even earn money doing it.
~By Matthew Lesko ~


Common sense tells us that we should focus our resources to benefit children, teachers and taxpayers by keeping dollars in the classroom.
~By Bob Beauprez ~


Good teachers know how to bring out the best in students.
~By Charles Kuralt ~


And I was lucky enough to have teachers that really, really looked out for me and really encouraged all that. And in rural Louisiana, that was a rare thing back then.
~By William Joyce ~


The capacity of man himself is only revealed when, under stress and responsibility, he breaks through his educational shell, and he may then be a splendid surprise to himself no less than to this teachers.
~By Harvey Cushing ~


But in any case, I did poorly on the tests and so, in the first three years of school, I had teachers who thought I was stupid and when people think you're stupid, they have low expectations for you.
~By Robert Sternberg ~


Polls that have been taken by kindergarten, first- and second-grade teachers indicate that 30 percent of the kids have been deprived in some way so that they are physically unable to keep up with the class.
~By C. Everett Koop ~


I was much more interested in the orchestra than the piano, but I did become fairly proficient as a pianist and my teachers felt I had talent and wanted me to become a good concert pianist and earn my living that way.
~By Alan Hovhaness ~


As a Member of Congress from one of the fastest growing States in the country, we hire close to 2,500 new teachers a year, close to 5,000 support staff and faculty.
~By Jon Porter ~


As individuals, we are shaped by story from the time of birth; we are formed by what we are told by our parents, our teachers, our intimates.
~By Helen Dunmore ~


After taking my B.A. degree in 1939 I remained at the University for a further year to take an advanced course in Biochemistry, and surprised myself and my teachers by obtaining a first class examination result.
~By Frederick Sanger ~


Shakespeare, Dickens, Mark Twain, and so many others were my dearest friends and greatest teachers.
~By Lloyd Alexander ~


Upon arriving, meeting their teachers and signing up for classes, these students began to realize that their attendance at Delaware State University was not a goal achieved, but rather a dream being sewn - a first step, if you will.
~By Michael N. Castle ~


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.
~By Maria Callas ~


Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task.
~By Haim Ginott ~


I was at the Royal Art School. That was a preparatory school specially for art teachers. You see, it was not so much for the development of artists. But we had there terribly stiff training.
~By Josef Albers ~


The Jesuits I know who have died and all their lives were great teachers, they're the least remembered people.
~By Daniel Berrigan ~


Everything good that I know was taught to me by great teachers and I feel like giving back and sharing the technique is the thing to do.
~By Betty Buckley ~


I think that, I'm sure there are gonna be some teachers who are very entrenched in the system, who are going to buy in to what they're being told, as to what the kids are being fed.
~By Morgan Spurlock ~


We teachers can only help the work going on, as servants wait upon a master.
~By Maria Montessori ~


I like to look like a person. It drives me crazy when you see women in movies playing teachers, and they have biceps. It totally takes me out of the movie. I start thinking, Wow, that actress playing this part really looks great!
~By Emma Stone ~


I am not going to make any commitments to the teachers union to do anything until they do something that's other than in their own self- interest. And everything they have done so far is in their self-interests, and that's it.
~By Chris Christie ~


We have the Troops to Teachers program, which encourages retired military individuals to go into teaching.
~By Ralph Regula ~


As they work hard for our children, America's teachers often reach into their own pockets to make sure they have the best classroom supplies. I feel strongly that the federal government should help make up for their personal financial burden.
~By John Warner ~


Since the conception of our country, America has held that parents, not schools, teachers, and certainly not courts, hold the primary responsibility of educating their children.
~By John Doolittle ~


Our best teachers do more than impart facts and figures - they inspire and encourage students and instill a true desire to learn. That's a fine art in itself.
~By Sonny Perdue ~


Realistically, I think we are not prepared to go home until we do get more teachers and lower class sizes.
~By John Podesta ~


I just don't know that shame and fear need to be our teachers; rather, compassion, understanding, and love should be our guides.
~By Kyan Douglas ~


Our record number of teenagers must become our record number of high school and college graduates and our record number of teachers, scientists, doctors, lawyers, and skilled professionals.
~By Ruben Hinojosa ~


I was probably the one who tattled on the class clown. To get in good with the teachers.
~By Christine Lavin ~


I was a weirdo to want to be in show business. Most kids wanted to be teachers or nurses.
~By Nell Carter ~


The only reason we make good role models is because you guys look up to athletes and we can influence you in positive ways. But the real role models should be your parents and teachers!
~By Dante Hall ~


Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.
~By Charles William Eliot ~


For they, the philosophers, were considered teachers of right living, which is far more excellent, since to speak well belongs only to a few, but to live well belongs to all.
~By Lactantius ~


We really think it is a good thing for scientists to spend a little bit of their time either in the community or in schools or helping to train high school teachers.
~By Thomas R. Cech ~


We don't take care of our teachers and our cops and our firemen. They should be at the top of our list.
~By Brad Garrett ~


Let's reintroduce corporal punishment in the schools - and use it on the teachers.
~By P. J. O'Rourke ~

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