I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
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.
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.
What a blind person needs is not a teacher but another self.
Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to 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.
Those who know how to think need no teachers.
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.
The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.
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.
There are two kinds of teachers: the kind that fill you with so much quail shot that you can't move, and the kind that just gives you a little prod behind and you jump to the skies.
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.
The teacher is the one who gets the most out of the lessons, and the true teacher is the learner.
I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers.
A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.
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'.
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