Quotes: teachers

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  • Imagine a school with children that can read or write, but with teachers who can not, and you have a metaphor of the Information Age in which we live.
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
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    The world of knowledge takes a crazy turn when teachers themselves are taught to learn.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    All the sweetness of religion is conveyed to the world by the hands of story-tellers and image-makers. Without their fictions the truths of religion would for the multitude be neither intelligible nor even apprehensible; and the prophets would prophesy and the teachers teach in vain.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
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    An understanding heart is everything in a teacher, and cannot be esteemed highly enough. One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feeling. 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.
  • Bill Moyers
    Bill Moyers
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    As a student I learned from wonderful teachers and ever since then I've thought everyone is a teacher.
  • Ben Bernanke
    Ben Bernanke
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    As an educator myself, I understand the profound effect that good teachers and a quality education have on the lives of our young people.
  • Barry Commoner
    Barry Commoner
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    As the earth spins through space, a view from above the North Pole would encompass most of the wealth of the world - most of its food, productive machines, doctors, engineers and teachers. A view from the opposite pole would encompass most of the world's poor.
  • Charles Eliot
    Charles Eliot
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    Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    Books tap the wisdom of our species - the greatest minds, the best teachers - from all over the world and from all our history. And they're patient.
  • Socrates
    Socrates
    Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
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    Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parent, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
  • Bob Beauprez
    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.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the goo
  • Bob Beauprez
    Bob Beauprez
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    Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers, motivated students and enthusiastic parents with high expectations.
  • Betty Buckley
    Betty Buckley
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    Everything good that I know was taught to me by great teachers and I feel like giving back and sharing the technique is the thing to do.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.
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