I am sure it is one's duty as a teacher to try to show boys that no opinions, no tastes, no emotions are worth much unless they are one's own. I suffered acutely as a boy from the lack of being shown this.

By : A. C. Benson 0 Likes          


I saw as a teacher how, if you take that spark of learning that those children have, and you ignite it, you can take a child from any background to a lifetime of creativity and accomplishment.

By : Paul Wellstone

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I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.

By : John Steinbeck

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Even my parents are so cute, and they deal with every movie of mine excellently. They check with me ever so casually by asking 'Now how much of nudity are we going to see in this one?'

By : Natasha Henstridge

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If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.

By : Bill Gates

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Or even the state of Florida, where they are prepared to execute children. Umm, well, you hope that at least that there is something there to be claimed.

By : Edwidge Danticat

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A heart to resolve, a head to contrive, and a hand to execute.

By : Edward Gibbon

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Ask everyone whether they're an actor or a doctor or a teacher or whatever is entitled to his or her opinion. But unfortunately, because actors are in the public eye, whether we want it or not, sometimes our opinions carry more weight or influence than they deserve.

By : Debra Messing

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We can teach a lot of things, but if the teacher can't relate by talking to a group of friendly students, he'll never be a competent teacher.

By : William Glasser

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I wanted to be a ballet teacher.

By : Jaclyn Smith

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They think I'm going to be a schoolteacher but I'm going to be a poet.

By : Janet Frame

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

By : Estelle Morris

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Of all the hard jobs around, one of the hardest is being a good teacher.

By : Maggie Gallagher

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