Teachers, I believe, are the most responsible and important members of society because their professional efforts affect the fate of the earth.
A good teacher is like a candle - it consumes itself to light the way for others.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
I'm into books – I love literature, so I toyed with the idea of being an English teacher. I had a fantastic English teacher at school. I think great English teachers make the world go round.
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
Warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches.
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'.
To me the sole hope of human salvation lies in teaching.
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.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
You never know what's going to happen. My mother was an English teacher. If someone had told her that I was going to write a book, she would never have believed that. So you can never say never.
I could never have pictured myself writing a book when I was 25 years old. My mom was an English teacher but I wasn't that way growing up.
Writing became an obsessive compulsive habit but I had almost no money so I thought about being an urban firefighter and having lots of free time in which to write or becoming an English teacher and thinking about books and writers on a daily basis. That swayed me.
A friend of mine said, no matter what I do I always look like an English teacher. She actually said, you still look like a Campbell's Soup kid.
I wanted to be an English teacher. I wanted to do it for the corduroy jackets with patches on the side. When I got to college, as I was walking across campus one day, I ripped off a little flyer for this sketch-comedy group. It ended up being one of the greatest things I've ever done.
Ironically, for a few million people in the Far East, I did become an English teacher through my music.
In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day's work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years.
Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.
The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.
The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn.
When you are live you never know what is going to happen.
I like to say that I didn't choose acting - acting chose me.
With me, you never know what is going to happen
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