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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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


The teachers were focused on helping these students. The students benefited from hands-on teaching and a faculty who cared about them and their success in life and soon the students began to believe in themselves and the reality that they could make something of their lives.
~By Michael N. Castle ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 would suggest that teachers show their students concrete examples of the negative effects of the actions that gangsta rappers glorify.
~By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


Too often we act - ask our schools to be truant officers, our teachers to be truant officers, because we're giving them children who have, you know, they're not ready to learn. And if they're not ready to learn by the third grade, they know they're behind.
~By Colin Powell ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Many spiritual teachers - in Buddhism, in Islam - have talked about first-hand experience of the world as an important part of the path to wisdom, to enlightenment.
~By Bell Hooks ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Some teachers had been trained to work out at Southern because I carried two out there. I carried a lady down here from Palmer's Crossing, used to play piano, and Billy Carter.
~By Charles Phillips ~


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


'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 ~


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 ~


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


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


Suffering is one of life's great teachers.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Quite frankly, teachers are the only profession that teach our children.
~By Dan Quayle ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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

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