To me, history ought to be a source of pleasure. It isn't just part of our civic responsibility. To me, it's an enlargement of the experience of being alive, just the way literature or art or music is."[The Title Always Comes Last; NEH 2003 Jefferson Lecturer interview profile] - David McCullough
One of our professors described a lecture as 'a mystical process by which the notes on the pad of the lecturer pass on to the pad of the student, without passing through the mind of either'. - John Cleese
LECTURER, n. One with his hand in your pocket, his tongue in your ear and his faith in your patience. - Ambrose Bierce
I saw [Linus Pauling] as a brilliant lecturer and a man with a fantastic memory, and a great, great showman. I think he was the century’s greatest chemist. No doubt about it. - Max F. Perutz
Education is not a product but a relationship and a process; a relationship between student and lecturer, and process by which knowledge transforms the individual. - Kenan Malik
A good lecturer is shaped from a good researcher with good philosophy, but not vice verse. - Lecturing is a type of art.