Teacher Quotes (550)

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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

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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

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A teacher affects eternity

By : Henry Adams

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A teacher affects eternity he can never tell, where his influence stops.

By : Henry B. Adams

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I was sent to a nice Church of England girls' school and at that time, after university, a woman was expected to become a teacher, a nurse or a missionary - prior to marriage.

By : Kate Adie

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The office of the public teacher is an unenviable and thankless one.

By : Felix Adler

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Following my junior year in high school, I went on a camping trip through Russia in a group led by Horst Momber, a young language teacher from Roosevelt.

By : Peter Agre

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But I was going to be a teacher my entire life, so I wasn't counting on money to much.

By : Clay Aiken

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Well, financially it's a little bit better. But it's better than than when I was a teacher. But I kind of - it's allowed me to buy a house. And I've been able to help my mother with some stuff and my brother. So, that's nice.

By : Clay Aiken

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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

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It was my family that wanted me to be a teacher. That was safe, you see. To be a painter was terrible.

By : Josef Albers

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A true teacher defends his students against his own personal influences.

By : Amos Bronson Alcott

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The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciple.

By : Amos Bronson Alcott

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

By : Lloyd Alexander

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Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years.

By : Gracie Allen

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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

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

By : Steve Allen

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I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers.

By : Woody Allen

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My grandmother was a teacher, my sister was a teacher, my daughter was a teacher and is now a superintendent in northern California, and my son-in-law is a high school principal. I am surrounded.

By : Loni Anderson

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I have an education degree from the University of Minnesota, and I was a teacher for about a minute.

By : Loni Anderson

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I adored my birth father and constantly worried that I was being disloyal to him and his schoolteacher roots if I spent too much time performing and enjoying it.

By : Julie Andrews

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Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.

By : Minna Antrim

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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

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Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.

By : George Balanchine

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Very often we developed a better grasp of the subjects than the over worked teachers.

By : Albert Bandura

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Vadim was both my teacher and my husband. I placed myself entirely in his hands.

By : Brigitte Bardot

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I'm a freak, everything has to be totally flat when I play. Ed Will, my jazz teacher, set up everything completely flat, and then you'd tilt your snare drum away from you, so I do that too. So my snare tilts away from me.

By : Travis Barker

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But the fact is, no matter how good the teacher, how small the class, how focused on quality education the school may be none of this matters if we ignore the individual needs of our students.

By : Roy Barnes

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If I'd stayed at college I would have become a teacher.

By : Syd Barrett

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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

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When I had my first voice lesson I was 15 years old. And I had a really good teacher. This is what made all the difference. A good teacher will teach you the technique, but also how to listen to your voice.

By : Cecilia Bartoli

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Fear is not a good teacher. The lessons of fear are quickly forgotten.

By : Mary Catherine Bateson

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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

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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

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

By : Bob Beauprez

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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

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The great want of our race is perfect educators to train new-born minds, who are infallible teachers of what is right and true.

By : Catharine Beecher

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As a teacher, as a propagandist, Mr. Shaw is no good at all, even in his own generation. But as a personality, he is immortal.

By : Max Beerbohm

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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

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Excellence is a better teacher than mediocrity. The lessons of the ordinary are everywhere. Truly profound and original insights are to be found only in studying the exemplary.

By : Warren G. Bennis

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