Teachers Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Teachers

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We have to provide good teachers, good environment, community involvement with schools.
~By David Selby ~


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 ~


We've heard from many teachers that they used episodes of Star Trek and concepts of Star Trek in their science classrooms in order to engage the students.
~By Patrick Stewart ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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


We are fortunate to have some of the greatest and best teachers in the world, but we want to make sure that those few that try to sneak through the system are caught in advance.
~By Jon Porter ~


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 attended the University of Louisville my freshman year, transferred to what was then Western Kentucky State Teachers College for my sophomore and junior years, and then graduated from the University of Louisville in the summer of 1961.
~By Sue Grafton ~


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


I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers.
~By Woody Allen ~


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 ~


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 learned life from some good teachers.
~By Eddie Murray ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 can change lives with just the right mix of chalk and challenges.
~By Joyce A. Myers ~


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


I loved school, I loved putting on my uniform and doing homework every day. I was one of those good students that the teachers liked. I guess that's got to be a pretty nerdy, geeky part of me.
~By Yvonne Strahovski ~


I loved nearly all my teachers; but it was not till I went home to live at Oxford, in 1867, that I awoke intellectually to a hundred interests and influences that begin much earlier nowadays to affect any clever child.
~By Mary A. Ward ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I didn't only have a perceptual problem, I was also so nervous and so upset. The process just didn't work. I lost enthusiasm for school and I flunked second grade. The teachers said I was lazy.
~By Bruce Jenner ~


My parents regarded school teachers as higher beings, as did many immigrants.
~By Martin Lewis Perl ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


South Koreans who have seen and praised the mass games should remember the hardship of tearful children. Teachers drive them hard with curses and orders to repeat and repeat. When the children return home in the evening, they can hardly walk.
~By Kim Il sung ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


I'm a schoolteacher. That's even worse than being an intellectual. Schoolteachers are not only comic, they're often cold and hungry in this richest land on earth.
~By Joseph L. Mankiewicz ~


I was reading five or six years ahead of my grade during public school. I was pretty bored. I made a contract with some of my teachers that if I didn't ask too many questions, I could work in the back of the room.
~By Joshua Lederberg ~


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


When I was in nursery school, the teachers asked me, y'know, 'What does your dad do for a living?' So I said 'He helps women get pregnant!' They called my mom and they were like, 'What exactly does your husband do?'
~By Natalie Portman ~


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 ~


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


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


Great teachers transcend ideology.
~By Suzanne Fields ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


At school I was always trying to con my teachers into letting me act out book reports instead of writing them.
~By Laura Linney ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


There were some extremely good teachers there that were great artists really in their own right. It was actually very hard to concentrate on getting down to going any work being an art student especially when it's a flighty thing at best.
~By Graham Coxon ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


Why can't teachers end up owning schools, the way waiters can open their own restaurants?
~By Peter Brimelow ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


In a rational society we would want our presidents to be teachers. In our actual society we insist they be cheerleaders.
~By Steve Allen ~


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 ~


High school music teachers... nobody makes a living off it.
~By David Ogden Stiers ~


Some autistic children cannot stand the sound of certain voices. I have come across cases where teachers tell me that certain children have problems with their voice or another person's voice. This problem tends to be related to high-pitched ladies' voices.
~By Temple Grandin ~


I am deeply concerned with the diminution of the teaching strength of the country as a result of the disproportionately low salaries that are paid to teachers throughout the country.
~By Bainbridge Colby ~


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 ~


Most of us end up with no more than five or six people who remember us. Teachers have thousands of people who remember them for the rest of their lives.
~By Andy Rooney ~


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 ~


Gen. Banks has issued an order for the instruction of Negro children. Schoolhouses are to be built or rented and Teachers hired for this purpose, and the farmers and planters are to pay the Taxes in support of this.
~By Knute Nelson ~


There are many teachers who could ruin you. Before you know it you could be a pale copy of this teacher or that teacher. You have to evolve on your own.
~By Berenice Abbott ~


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 ~


Kids' views are often just as valid as the teachers'. The best teachers are the ones that know that.
~By Morley Safer ~


Jesus does not give recipes that show the way to God as other teachers of religion do. He is himself the way.
~By Karl Barth ~


Misdirected focus on paperwork, on procedures, and on bureaucracy frustrates teachers and fails to give children the education they need.
~By Christopher Bond ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


The atmosphere at my school was very competitive. Young girls were competing with each other every day for status, for leadership, for the affection of the teachers. I hated it.
~By Zhang Ziyi ~


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 ~


When I was in junior high school, the teachers voted me the student most likely to end up in the electric chair.
~By Sylvester Stallone ~


You can do and use the skills that you have. The schools need you. The teachers need you. Students and parents need you. They need your actual person: your physical personhood and your open minds and open ears and boundless compassion, sitting next to them, listening and nodding and asking questions for hours at a time.
~By Dave Eggers ~


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 ~


Charter schools have a far higher proportion of teachers who are not certified.
~By Maggie Gallagher ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~

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