A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.
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.
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'.
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day's work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years.
It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference.
A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience's attention, then he can teach his lesson.
Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength of the nation.
The job of an educator is to teach students to see vitality in themselves
People will never forget how you made them feel.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.
None of us got where we are solely by pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps. We got here because somebody - a parent, a teacher, an Ivy League crony or a few nuns - bent down and helped us pick up our boots.
Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.
Warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
None of us got where we are solely by pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps.
The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.
A good teacher is like a candle - it consumes itself to light the way for others.
A master can tell you what he expects of you. A teacher, though, awakens your own expectations.
The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior.
The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
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