Teacher Quotes

Don't try to fix the students, fix ourselves first. The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior. When our students fail, we, as teachers, too, have failed.

Marva Collins

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

Dalai Lama

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

John Ruskin

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

John Henrik Clarke

The role of the teacher remains the highest calling of a free people. To the teacher, America entrusts her most precious resource, her children; and asks that they be prepared ... to face the rigors of individual participation in a democratic society

Shirley Mount Hufstedler

A teacher should have maximal authority, and minimal power.

Thomas Szasz

If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.

Bill Gates

The role of the teacher remains the highest calling of a free people. To the teacher, America entrusts her most precious resource, her children; and asks that they be prepared... to face the rigors of individual participation in a democratic society.

Unknown

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

Amos Bronson Alcott

My garden is my favorite teacher.

Betsy CaƱas Garmon

What students lack in school is an intellectual relationship or conversation with the teacher.

William Glasser

Do not judge your neighbor until you walk two moons in his moccasins. Our first teacher is our own heart. Judge not by the eye but by the heart.

Cheyenne

The love of flowers is really the best teacher of how to grow and understand them.

Max Schling

I believe that the testing of the student's achievements in order to see if he meets some criterion held by the teacher, is directly contrary to the implications of therapy for significant learning.

Carl Rogers

Vice can be learnt, even without a teacher.

Seneca

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