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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 ~


Children should learn that reading is pleasure, not just something that teachers make you do in school.
~By Beverly Cleary ~


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 ~


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 ~


When I am able to resist the temptation to judge others, I can see them as teachers of forgiveness in my life, reminding me that I can only have peace of mind when I forgive rather than judge.
~By Gerald Jampolsky ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


Few have been taught to any purpose who have not been their own teachers.
~By Joshua Reynolds ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


I didn't fancy any of my teachers.
~By Katie Price ~


The teachers are getting screwed, blued, and tattooed by the system.
~By Kinky Friedman ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Culture is an instrument wielded by teachers to manufacture teachers, who, in their turn, will manufacture still more teachers.
~By Simone Weil ~


Prayers were held in Assembly Hall. We all perched in rows on wooden benches while teachers sat up on the platform in armchairs, facing us.
~By Roald Dahl ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


We need to tap the resource of current and retiring science and math professionals that have both content mastery and the practical experience to serve as effective teachers.
~By Cathy McMorris ~


Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes; and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
~By James Anthony Froude ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


We must be willing to pay inspiring math and science teachers, who have high paying alternatives in industry, more to teach and reward students who take more challenging courses in high school.
~By Mark Kennedy ~


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


Teachers make a difference, and we would serve our students better by focusing on attracting and retaining the quality teachers by raising teacher pay.
~By Jeb Bush ~


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 ~


We have run out of creativity for children and teachers alike in the name of pushing up standards.
~By Shirley Williams ~


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


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


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


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 ~


Some teachers just have a knack for working with autistic children. Other teachers do not have it.
~By Temple Grandin ~


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 ~


In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
~By Lee Iacocca ~


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 always wanted to go to the Chavez school but I could never afford it when I was growing up so a lot of my learning came from magic books and watching other magicians. I was also very lucky that I had a couple of really good magic teachers.
~By Lance Burton ~


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 ~


Charter schools are public schools that operate, to a certain extent, outside the system. They have more control over their teachers, curriculum and resources. They also have less money than public schools.
~By Maggie Gallagher ~


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 ~


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 ~


I was lucky that I met the right mentors and teachers at the right moment.
~By James Levine ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I do not see any reason why they should not be given the means to give their teachers just as high an education as is secured by attendance at the Protestant schools.
~By Charles Tupper ~


You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.
~By Dr. Seuss ~


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 ~


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 ~


'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 ~


I knew in my gut that there was something wrong with a system that couldn't fire its incompetents, and I had my share of incompetent college teachers.
~By Luke Ford ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers, motivated students and enthusiastic parents with high expectations.
~By Bob Beauprez ~


We need more male black teachers, tempting them with extra cash if necessary.
~By Trevor Phillips ~


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 ~


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 ~


And then the conditions of safety - or lack of safety - for teachers in public schools, and the disparity between public schools and private schools is shameful.
~By Warren Beatty ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


When I was a teacher, teachers would come into my classroom and admire my desk on which lay nothing whatever, whereas theirs were heaped with papers and books.
~By Norman MacCaig ~


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 ~


In the remaining months, we should focus on achieving more robust international involvement in training of Iraqi soldiers, police officers, judges, teachers, and doctors - all key elements needed to end the sectarian and civil conflict and build Iraq's future.
~By John Olver ~


The best CEOs I know are teachers, and at the core of what they teach is strategy.
~By Michael Porter ~


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


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 met Clinton at a benefit for teachers, which was a very good charity, but I met him for about 90 seconds, and I thought it was important to meet the leader of the free world. So I stood next to him for a photograph, and then apparently that's all it takes.
~By Julie Bowen ~


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


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 ~


I think that there are some teachers that do a very good job of incorporating culture and history. And there are some teachers who could use a little more help in that area.
~By Anne Sullivan ~

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May 27 ,2022
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