Saturday, 9 March 2013

Teacher's Quotes

Teacher's Quotes

“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.”  (Robert Frost)

“Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.” (Aristotle)

“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.”  (William Arthur Ward)

“When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.” (William Glasser)

“The real heroes are the librarians and teachers who at no small risk to themselves refuse to lie down and play dead for censors.” (Bruce Coville)

“The great teachers fill you up with hope and shower you with a thousand reasons to embrace all aspects of life. I wanted to follow Mr. Monte around for the rest of my life, learning everything he wished to share of impart, but I didn't know how to ask.” (Pat Conroy)

“You can't stop a teacher when they want to do something. They just do it.” (J.D. Salinger)

“The effects you will have on your students are infinite and currently unknown; you will possibly shape the way they proceed in their careers, the way they will vote, the way they will behave as partners and spouses, the way they will raise their kids.” (Donna Quesada)

“Do not believe anything merely because you are told it is so, because others believe it, because it comes from Tradition, or because you have imagined it. Do not believe what your teacher tells you merely out of respect. Believe, take for your doctrine, and hold true to that, which, after serious investigation, seems to you to further the welfare of all beings." (Jean-Yves Leloup)

“One of the first things we learn from our teachers is discernment: the ability to tell truth from fiction, to know when we have lost our center and how to find it again. Discernment is also one of the last things we learn, when we feel our paths diverge and we must separate from our mentors in order to stay true to ourselves.”  (Anne Hill)

“The educator has the duty of not being neutral.”  (Paulo Freire)

“We need teachers. We need to be teachers. Knowing when for each, is wisdom." (Rick Beneteau)

“The best teachers become the best teachers by being their own best students.” (Laurie Gray)

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