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Total Quotes : 238
Art Gift

Teachers believe they have a gift for giving; it drives them with the same irrepressible drive that drives others to create a work of art or a market or a building.

- A. Bartlett Giamatti

Mind Should

A teacher should have a creative mind.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Important How

Any good teacher knows how important it is to connect with students and understand our culture.

- Adora Svitak

She Taught

For a little while, my mom was a school teacher. And I went to the school that she taught.

- Aisha Tyler

College Became

My daughter became a teacher right out of college.

- Al Franken

Yes Actually

Yes, I was actually an acting teacher for a while.

- Alanna Ubach

Morning Person

You really have to be a morning person if you want to be a teacher.

- Alanna Ubach

Best University

After all manner of professors have done their best for us, the place we are to get knowledge is in books. The true university of these days is a collection of books.

- Albert Camus

Art Expression

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

- Albert Einstein

Love Better

Love is a better teacher than duty.

- Albert Einstein

Said Always

I've always said I'm a teacher at heart.

- Alex Rodriguez

I Am Living

I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.

- Alexander the Great

Like Goofy

I'm like a really goofy home ec teacher.

- Alton Brown

Some Over

But the idea that I should be a teacher and a researcher of some sort did not vary over the years.

- Amartya Sen

Against His

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

- Amos Bronson Alcott

Will Pupils

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

- Amos Bronson Alcott

Good Teacher Very

I wasn't a very good teacher.

- Amos Lee

Love Would

I want to work with kids. I would love to be a teacher.

- Amy Lee

Art Minds

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.

- Anatole France

School Old School

I got an old school coach who's more of a teacher than a coach.

- Andre Ward

Rest Six

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.

- Andy Rooney

Where Encouraged

When people think of the word 'drive,' they often think you have it or you don't, and that's where we're wrong. Drive is something that can be encouraged by a wonderful teacher, by a terrific classroom environment, by an awesome soccer team that you are on, and it can be squashed as well.

- Angela Duckworth

Lucky Some

I'm lucky I had some teachers who saw something in me.

- Ann Bancroft

Lucky Some

I wanted to be a teacher, but I was a lousy student, one of the slowest readers. It was a tremendous struggle. But I'm lucky I had some teachers who saw something in me.

- Ann Bancroft

Driving Mentor

I claim Dickens as a mentor. He's my teacher. He's one of my driving forces.

- Anne Rice

Mind Singing

My heart is singing for joy this morning! A miracle has happened! The light of understanding has shone upon my little pupil's mind, and behold, all things are changed!

- Anne Sullivan

Sign Exclusive

The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.

- Aristotle

Teachers How

Good teachers know how to bring out the best in students.

- Charles Kuralt

Belong Grown-Up

When we become a really mature, grown-up, wise society, we will put teachers at the center of the community, where they belong. We don't honor them enough, we don't pay them enough.

- Charles Kuralt

Medical Benefits

A retired teacher paid $62,000 towards her pension and nothing, yes nothing, for full family medical, dental and vision coverage over her entire career. What will we pay her? $1.4 million in pension benefits and another $215,000 in health care benefit premiums over her lifetime.

- Chris Christie

Her His

Openness is something any teacher strives to instill in his or her students.

- Chris Raschka

Maintain Sciences

Any teacher in the arts and sciences has to maintain a sense of childlikeness to be truly inventive.

- Chris Raschka

Future Teach

I touch the future. I teach.

- Christa McAuliffe

Like Mary

I didn't have a teacher like Sister Mary Ignatius.

- Christopher Durang

Celebrity Just

I'm really not a celebrity; I'm just a teacher.

- Chuck Noll

Music Mother

I grew up singing. My mother was a music teacher.

- Connie Britton

Movies Goes

I'm home schooled, and I have a teacher that goes with me on all my movies.

- Dakota Fanning

Best Practice

In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.

- Dalai Lama

You Disciple

If you don't have a teacher you can't have a disciple.

- Dallas Willard

Sometimes Next

The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called 'truth'.

- Dan Rather

Almost Everything

I loved almost everything about being a teacher, but I was an unusual teacher.

- Dan Simmons

Doing Think

If I can make a teacher's salary doing comedy, I think that's better than being a teacher.

- Dave Chappelle

Natural Just

I'm just not a natural teacher.

- David Benioff

Mentor Editor

A mentor, a 'teacher,' is like an editor. I absolutely value my editor, who is my teacher.

- David Bergen

Some Making

Some of my high school teachers did remind me that I had an excellent imagination when it came to making up excuses.

- David E. Kelley

Career Coach

My first career was as a coach and a teacher.

- David Friedman

Next Most

The impending teacher shortage is the most critical education issue we will face in the next decade.

- David Price

Most Elementary

My most memorable teacher was Rich Campe, my third-grade teacher at Fairlands Elementary in Pleasanton, California.

- Deb Caletti

Mother Army

My father is a retired army captain and banking software salesman, and my mother is an English teacher.

- Jim Parrack

Feel Role

I feel really good in the teacher role.

- Jimmy Chamberlin

Loved Know

You know, I loved math. My mom was a math teacher.

- Joan Cusack

Education Been

Catholic schools in our Nation's education have been paramount in teaching the values that we as parents seek to instill in our children.

- Joe Baca

Parent Always

Every child should have a caring adult in their lives. And that's not always a biological parent or family member. It may be a friend or neighbor. Often times it is a teacher.

- Joe Manchin

Imagine Standing

I was terrified of being a teacher. To stand in front of a classroom, the responsibility is boggling. Imagine! Standing in front of people!

- John Glover

Audience Like

A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience's attention, then he can teach his lesson.

- John Henrik Clarke

Side Wanted

I wanted to be an English teacher. I wanted to do it for the corduroy jackets with patches on the side.

- John Krasinski

English Teacher

I planned on being an English teacher, but I don't know where that went.

- John Krasinski

Experience Great

Experience is a great teacher.

- John Legend

Music Disorder

Music when healthy, is the teacher of perfect order, and when depraved, the teacher of perfect disorder.

- John Ruskin

Mind Other

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.

- John Steinbeck

School Personality

To this end the greatest asset of a school is the personality of the teacher.

- John Strachan

School System

In a home school, the kid does 95% of the work. But in a school system, since it's an indoctrination system, a teacher has to do 95% of the work.

- John Taylor Gatto

Marriage Peasant

Every marriage tends to consist of an aristocrat and a peasant. Of a teacher and a learner.

- John Updike

Financial Reach

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.

- John Warner

Country Very

I come from labor country. My mom was a teacher and was very involved in the teachers' union.

- John Wells

Chaos Calm

In schools with a history of chaos, the teacher who can keep the classroom calm becomes virtually indispensable.

- Jonathan Kozol


There was a teacher who recognized that I was interested in cartooning and he was great.

- Jonathan Shapiro

Patience Never

I've never had the patience of a teacher.

- Josh Turner

Student Always

My teacher, Josef Gingold, a student of the French school, always loved the music of Saint-Saens and Henri Vieuxtemps and all the French repertoire.

- Joshua Bell

Challenges Lives

Teachers can change lives with just the right mix of chalk and challenges.

- Joyce Meyer

School Public

I was ridiculed in public school for being smart. A teacher's pet.

- Julia Glass

Experience Things

Experience is the teacher of all things.

- Julius Caesar

Loyalty His

Americanism demands loyalty to the teacher and respect for his lesson.

- Bainbridge Colby

Most Dad

My father was my teacher. But most importantly he was a great dad.

- Beau Bridges

Never Like

I never intended to be a teacher. I just like going to school and learning things.

- Guy Davenport

Society Pedestal

If you have to put someone on a pedestal, put teachers. They are society's heroes.

- Guy Kawasaki

World Taught

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

- Bertolt Brecht

Nature Use

We must use the wrath of nature as our teacher.

- Bhumibol Adulyadej

Very Interactive

The best teacher is very interactive.

- Bill Gates


Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.

- Hector Berlioz

Money High

My dad was a high school teacher and made no money.

- Billy Baldwin

Student Poor

A self-taught man usually has a poor teacher and a worse student.

- Henny Youngman

Never Eternity

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

- Henry Adams

Library Standard

Thus, the standard library will serve as both a tool and as a teacher.

- Bjarne Stroustrup

Best Entertainer

The best teacher is an entertainer.

- Bob Keeshan

Help Million

Only one person in a million becomes enlightened without a teacher's help.

- Bodhidharma

Desire Attempting

A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.

- Horace Mann

Desire Attempting

The teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.

- Horace Mann

Would Comedian

I would probably be a teacher if I weren't a comedian.

- Brad Garrett

Love Ignite

A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.

- Brad Henry

Still High

My acting teacher in high school was really influential, and we still keep in touch.

- Brandon Jay McLaren

Never Once

A teacher is a person who never says anything once.

- Howard Nemerov

Observation New

The five steps in teaching an employee new skills are preparation, explanation, showing, observation and supervision.

- Bruce Barton

Great Teacher

Experience can be a great teacher.

- Burgess Owens

Task Deserts

The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.

- C. S. Lewis

Love I Love

I am a certified yoga teacher and I love to cycle and swim.

- Cara Buono

Soul Raw Material

One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.

- Carl Jung

Ballet Wanted

I wanted to be a ballet teacher.

- Jaclyn Smith

Die I Was Born

I was born to be a teacher, and I'll die a teacher.

- Jacques Parizeau

Electrician Mum

My mum is a school teacher and my dad is an electrician.

- Jai Courtney