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A courage which looks easy and yet is rare; the courage of a teacher repeating day after day the same lessons - the least rewarded of all forms of courage
Honore de Balzac
A man should first direct himself in the way he should go. Only then should he instruct others.
Buddha
A teacher must believe in the value and interest of his subject as a doctor believes in health.
Gilbert Highet
A teacher who can arouse a feeling for one single good action, for one single good poem, accomplishes more than he who fills our memory with rows and rows of natural objects, classified with name and form
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A wise teacher makes learning a joy; a rebellious teacher spouts foolishness
Bible
Acquire new knowledge whilst thinking over the old, and you may become a teacher of others.
Confucius
And they shall teach my people the difference between the holy and profane, and cause them to discern between the unclean and the clean
Bible
Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
Education can and should do much influence social, moral and intellectual discovery by stimulating critical attitudes of thought in the young
George Bernard Shaw
Experience fails to teach where there is no desire to learn.
George Bernard Shaw
Experience is the best teacher, but a fool will learn from no other.
Benjamin Franklin
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.
Gail Godwin
He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.
George Bernard Shaw
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.
John Steinbeck
I keep six honest serving men: They taught me all I knew: Their names are What and Why and When and How and Where and Who
Rudyard Kipling
I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.
Lily Tomlin
It is not possible for one to teach others who cannot teach his own family.
Confucius
It is strange that the years teach us patience; that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.
Elizabeth Taylor
It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.
Maya Angelou
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