Teachers Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Teachers

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Since the nature of people is bad, to become corrected they must be taught by teachers and to be orderly they must acquire ritual and moral principles.
~By Xun Zi ~


It is a lonely existence to be a child with a disability which no-one can see or understand, you exasperate your teachers, you disappoint your parents, and worst of all you know that you are not just stupid.
~By Susan Hampshire ~


My teachers treated me as a diamond in the rough, someone who needed smoothing.
~By Mother Jones ~


One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
~By Carl Jung ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Prior to being allowed to enter the profession, prospective teachers should be asked to talk with a group of friendly students for at least half an hour and be able to engage them in an interesting conversation about any subject the prospective teacher wants to talk about.
~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 ~


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 ~


I just want to make a point that it's not just great teachers that sometimes shape your life. Sometimes it's the absence of great teachers that shapes your life and being ignored can be just as good for a person as being lauded.
~By Julia Roberts ~


I think good teachers are underpaid.
~By Peter Brimelow ~


Give your teachers the respect they deserve, because they are the ones who can help you get where you need to go.
~By Richard Howard ~


It was just expected that I would go to college. Both my parents are teachers and they tolerated acting, but I was going to go to a school of quality or bust. Which made my downshifting back to acting afterward a little difficult.
~By Wentworth Miller ~


Those who know how to think need no teachers.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


I do recognise that, where recruitment difficulties persist, teachers can be put under great pressure.
~By Estelle Morris ~


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.
~By A. Bartlett Giamatti ~


We expect teachers to handle teenage pregnancy, substance abuse, and the failings of the family. Then we expect them to educate our children.
~By John Sculley ~


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 ~


I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


Headteachers and governing bodies run schools and that won't change.
~By Estelle Morris ~


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 ~


I think we spend too much on K-12 education a.k.a. teachers' salaries. It's the only industry where you never see any productivity increases.
~By Peter Brimelow ~


In the state of Wisconsin it's mandated that teachers in the social sciences and hard sciences have to start giving environmental education by the first grade, through high school.
~By Gaylord Nelson ~


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


Iowa is home to teachers, farmers, lawyers, factory workers, and many others who work hard every day to provide the best for their families and their future.
~By Leonard Boswell ~


But the best thing Washington can do for education is realize that our role is limited. Washington must keep its promises, but let those who know our childrens' names- parents, teachers and school board members- make education decisions.
~By Mark Kennedy ~


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 ~


Education should be one of our top funding priorities; talking about it does not help the teachers and students who desperately need promises fulfilled.
~By Solomon Ortiz ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Given the professionalism of Michigan teachers, I think they're not teaching because of the financial rewards.
~By John Engler ~


Teachers are out there with a very difficult job, which they pursue with tireless dedication.
~By Chi McBride ~


As a student I learned from wonderful teachers and ever since then I've thought everyone is a teacher.
~By Bill Moyers ~


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 ~


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 ~


My father was a teacher, and there were teachers all around, his friends, they were working for the Government and their behaviour was within strictly limited areas.
~By C. L. R. James ~


Some of your teachers are actually closer in age to you than you think.
~By Maya Lin ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


My mother and my father were teachers. My grandmother and my grandfather were teachers. This is something I really know about. Even when I was a kid, it was a profession my father couldn't stay in, because he couldn't make enough money.
~By Warren Beatty ~


I go farther, and say, that it is plainly our duty to desire pastors and teachers to take the care of such congregations, and that God did raise up such in the church as we see it in the word.
~By John Nelson Darby ~


The institution of a public library, containing books on education, would be well adapted for the information of teachers, many of whom are not able to purchase expensive publications on those subjects.
~By Joseph Lancaster ~


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


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 ~


We expert teachers know that motivation and emotional impact are what matter.
~By Donald Norman ~


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 ~


It may be said that modern Europe with teachers who inform it that its realist instincts are beautiful, acts ill and honors what is ill.
~By Julien Benda ~


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 have seen that, in another unfunded mandate, the so-called No Child Left Behind Act, which created tougher standards, and we all support that, but Congress did not provide the money to attract and hire the best teachers.
~By Bob Filner ~


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 ~


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 ~


So many schools have cut the music classes out of their curriculum. We're trying to fill that gap by teaching the teachers how to educate the kids about their musical heritage.
~By Margaret Whiting ~


I have fought to protect those benefits that ensure better salaries for teachers across the Nation such as grants to pay off student loans and funding for Teach for America. Still, we must all do more to show our continued appreciation for our Nation's leading role models.
~By Solomon Ortiz ~


I am not authorized to fire substitute teachers.
~By Nancy Cartwright ~


Our highly qualified teachers not only work hard, but they care about each and every student that enters their classroom. I thank you, Montana teachers, for your sense of duty and compassion to our precious future generation.
~By Conrad Burns ~


I've tried to handle winning well, so that maybe we'll win again, but I've also tried to handle failure well. If those serve as good examples for teachers and kids, then I hope that would be a contribution I have made to sport. Not just basketball, but to sport.
~By Mike Krzyzewski ~


My current mantra is that sometimes we need teachers in our lives. I never had that in my life, parents and stuff like that; I tried to stay on the outside of them or anybody that had that kind of influence.
~By Taylor Dayne ~


Teachers didn't like me very much. They thought I was just this punk kid and they always wanted to kick me out.
~By Clea Duvall ~


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 ~


One can make a case that says that since 85% of children being brought up in single family homes are being brought up by women that about 85% of elementary school teachers should be males to balance out the feminization that the boys and girls receive.
~By Warren Farrell ~


Our teachers are responsible for our children's welfare for the six or eight hours they are at school and we need to know without question that their safety will be paramount on the minds of teachers, faculty and volunteers.
~By Mike Fitzpatrick ~


So one of the things that happened with integration in the South is they found that the black teachers were much more educated than the white teachers.
~By Bernice Johnson Reagon ~


'Educational' refers to the process, not the object. Although, come to think of it, some of my teachers could easily have been replaced by a cheeseburger.
~By Terry Prachett ~


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


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


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 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 ~


Just the actual physical ability to hold four instruments simultaneously and do some of the things that Vivien was able to do is mind blowing to any surgeon. He never went to medical school and he became one of the great teachers of medicine himself, people are just amazed.
~By Mary Stuart Masterson ~


Give a lift to a tomato, you expect her to be nice, don't ya? After all, what kind of dames thumb rides, Sunday school teachers?
~By Martin Goldsmith ~


How much more must this be so in my own case for I am conscious not only of the great names and achievements of those who have preceded me, but also of the living presence of many of my masters and teachers.
~By Cecil Frank Powell ~


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 ~


Now all my teachers are dead except silence.
~By W. S. Merwin ~


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


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


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 ~


My original inspiration was my mom: a few years after the death of my dad, she started dating one my teachers!
~By Meg Cabot ~


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


But in the life of every man there are influences of a far more real and penetrating character than those which come through the medium of schools or teachers.
~By Frederic William Farrar ~


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 ~


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 ~


Most of my teachers probably found I made less trouble if they let me read.
~By Eric Allin Cornell ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


When people lack teachers, their tendencies are not corrected; when they do not have ritual and moral principles, then their lawlessness is not controlled.
~By Xun Zi ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


As long as any adult thinks that he, like the parents and teachers of old, can become introspective, invoking his own youth to understand the youth before him, he is lost.
~By Margaret Mead ~


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 ~


Cameras in classrooms are no substitute for greater authority by parents and teachers.
~By Paul Weyrich ~


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 ~


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


At that time, the academic orientation was rather technical contrary to that of the university, where art theory is very important. The teachers were renowned artists and among the best of that time.
~By Ralph Allen ~


Neither, I must say with all due respect, is it the power of teachers and students. Basically the true and real power is with working people of all colors, of all beliefs, of all national origins.
~By Harry Bridges ~


The world of knowledge takes a crazy turn when teachers themselves are taught to learn.
~By Bertolt Brecht ~

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July 27 ,2021
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