Quotation Explorer - 'Teachers'

I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; Yet strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.
While teachers often complain that their students seem to do very little thinking, teachers who simply follow the manual should understand that they are actually contributing to the problem. Students seldom learn to think under the tutelage of teachers who do not think either. - Donovan L. Graham
Worst People Are the best TEACHERS. - Ujas Soni
The teachers want we to be perfect (Nobody is perfect, perfection doesn't exist) - if it exists what's the purpose we to be on this planet when we are not perfect?However in some subjects it's not quite, it's not possible to focus and get a better grade than this! - Deyth Banger
In a research-poor context,isolated experience replaces professional knowledge as the dominant influence on how teachers teach. - Mike Schmoker
Kids can and will thrive in the right conditions, but it all seems to start with the teachers, and giving those teachers the resources to teach- and not just to test. - Morgan Spurlock
In most stories she knows, children have a mother and a father, like Iphigenia had Clytemnestra and Agamemnon, and Helen had Leda and Zeus. Sometimes they have teachers too, but not always, and they never seem to have sergeants. - M.R. Carey
I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers. - Kahlil Gibran
My evolution as a writer? Mother said "stop talking like that", teachers said "you're weird", readers say "best book ever - Daniel Marques
We are all teachers, we all have knowledge and experiences that can teach others. - Avis J. Williams
We have may teachers, animal, vegetable and mineral - Jimmy Videle
If there are no great teachers, how can we expect a great future? - Debasish Mridha
When all the teachers are gone, who will be your teacher?The student replied: Everything!Kobun, paused, then said: No, you". - Kobun Chino Otogawa Roshi
If you can cultivate the right attitude, your enemies are your best spiritual teachers because their presence provides you with the opportunity to enhance and develop tolerance, patience and understanding. - Dalai Lama XIV
I've been wondering if in fact ideal platonic love isn't just an intensely concentrated form of what inspires the best teachers. - Edmund Marlowe
Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.
Those who consider themselves good teachers probably aren't. - Joseph Epstein
Teachers are the one and only people who save nations. - Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
These people have learned not from books, but in the fields, in the wood, on the river bank. Their teachers have been the birds themselves, when they sang to them, the sun when it left a glow of crimson behind it at setting, the very trees, and wild herbs. - Anton Chekhov
One of the most valuable things one of my art teachers said to me was, ‘Don’t get upset by criticism. Value the fact that at least someone noticed what you did. - Chris Ware
Who should we be trying to make the most proud? Our family? Our friends? Our teachers or bosses? What about the one who molded us out of the earth itself, who formed us like clay, and instilled within us the very breath of life that shaped the universe? - James D. Maxon
In a rational society we would want our presidents to be teachers. In our actual society we insist they be cheerleaders. - Steve Allen
The difficult people who we encounter can be our greatest teachers. - Eileen Anglin
Books are absent teachers. - Mortimer J. Adler
They decided to allow their baby to be born. What they did not realize is that they themselves were the ones who would be 'born,' infants in a new world where magic is commonplace, Harvard professors are the slow learners, and retarded babies are the master teachers. - Martha N. Beck
One of George H. W. Bush's early teachers at Andover wrote, "At the moment he is intellectually immature for his powers of reasoning are not entirely developed. - H.W. Brands
The task of teaching has never been more complex and the expectations that burden teachers are carried out in antiquated systems that offer little support—and yet, teachers are finding success every day. - Tucker Elliot
Studies conducted in a city in Zimbabwe found that half of reported rape cases involve girls less than 15 years of age and that girls are most vulnerable to sexual abuse by male relatives, neighbors and school teachers. - Njovana Watts
The argument could be made that the word 'hero' is overused. I do not think, however, that this is the case when referring to teachers. - Steve Maraboli
I believe having a great diversity of teachers is harmful and confusing for a young mind, in the same way I believe that it is better to know one book intimately than a hundred superficially - Donna Tartt
Our world needs less gurus, and more teachers. Gurus are about helping themselves become successful. Teachers are about helping others become successful. - Joseph C. Kunz Jr.
When teachers doubt your potential, show them how wrong they truly are. - Ace Antonio Hall
Teachers, you don't teach a subject, you teach a child. - Deepa Bhushan
I only had three teachers, really, that were interesting, and all three of them were women. - Cecil Taylor
As more people become more intelligent they care less for preachers and more for teachers. - Robert G. Ingersoll
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers. - Charles W. Eliot
Teachers are endless Fragrance, which lasts forever in mind of students as Knowledge - Samar Sudha
The purpose of teachers should be to add to the sum of human knowers rather than the sum of human knowledge. - Stuart Sherman
Do not gossip about monks and speak ill of spiritual teachers - Radhe Maa
Teachers achievements does not requires their positions. Because real teacher must not focus in certificates but instead the experiences he encounter to the learners,that he touches the future he teach. - Adoniemar
The little child learns to speak, though it has no learned teachers - because it lives with those who know how to speak. - Zhuangzi
There is a difference between judgment and feedback. Your critics use you as a mirror for their own hidden darkness. Your teachers hold up a mirror to yours. - Vironika Tugaleva
Plato and Aristotle are my teachers. Even Kant is my teacher, but my greatest teacher is my failures. - Debasish Mridha
Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers. - Socrates
Throughout all history, the great wise men and teachers, philosophers, and prophets have disagreed with one another on many different things. It is only on this one point that they are in complete and unanimous agreement. We become what we think about. - Earl Nightingale
Everyone thinks that teachers are automatically above the taught The teachers are the taught. - Matthew Donnelly
The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see. - Alexandra K.Trenfor
We teachers break our bodies to give you a shirt that you will wear in the future, to conferences, to presidential speeches, to autograph signings. That is up to you and if you can do that for at least in a little thank to us. Then thank you, thank you all. - Pedro A. Pérez Raymond
Books are ... companions, teachers, magicians, bankers of the treasures of mind. Books are humanity in print. - Barbara W. Tuchman
There are two types of teachers. The ones who teach you to use the text to find answers, and the ones who teach you to use the text to find another whole world of answers. - Anonymous
In my youth, it was my good luck to have a few good teachers, men and women, who came into my head and lit a match. - Yann Martel
Teachers and women have one important thing in common; every man and woman that is born into this world is shaped by a teacher or a woman - Vusi JCK Maseko
Children are like clay in the hands of teachers. Like a sculptor we can chisel and carve their personalities with our behavior. - Balroop Singh
We need teachers. We need to be teachers. Knowing when for each, is wisdom - Rick Beneteau
A library is a place where you learn what teachers were afraid to teach you. - Alan M. Dershowitz
For my success I am immensely grateful to God, my parents, my family, my friends, my teachers and to the books I read. - Amit Kalantri
With tens of thousands of dollars in annual educator-directed scholarships to the teachers, he has encouraged teachers to help their students by deferring the cost of various LeadAmerica programs. - Chris Salamone
True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create theirown. - Nikos Kazantzakis
When I was in school the teachers told me practice makes perfect; then they told me nobody’s perfect so I stopped practicing. - Steven Wright
The task for parents and teachers is not to teach, it is how to inspire the people of youth to find their desire to learn. - Hasse Jerner
Greed has two teachers; one is a cheat [a crafty person] and the other one is financial loss. When one incurs loss; it will quickly destroy the tuber of greed. - Dada Bhagwan
I urge you to be teachers so that you can join with children as the co-collaborators in a plot to build a little place of ecstasy and poetry and gentle joy - Jonathan Kozol
It is the present living generation that gives character and spirit to the next. Hence the paramount importance of accomplished and energetic teachers in forming the taste the manners and the character of the coming age. - Alexander Campbell
One cannot always know what children are thinking. Children are hard to understand, especially when careful training has a custom them to obedience and experience has made them cautious in conversation with their teachers. - Catherine the Great
The essence of life change when we admire our teachers kindneess. - Kishore Bansal
I am ashamed to say this, but as a child, neither my parents not my teachers pushed me to read. In fact, I did not read an entire book through until I was a grown man and had learned the awesome power of reading on my own. - Daniel Whyte III
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers. - Charles William Eliot
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style. - William Glasser
Quite frankly, teachers are the only profession that teach our children. - Dan Quayle
Suffering is one of life's great teachers. - Bryant McGill
Teachers don't just teach; they can be vital personalities who help young people to mature, to understand the world, and to understand themselves. A good education consists of much more than useful facts and marketable skills. - Charles Platt
School should become the place where teachers, not just students, learn. - Vijay Dhameliya
I believehaving a great diversity of teachers is harmful and confusing for a young mind, in the same way I believe that it is better to know one book intimately than a hundred superficially - Donna Tartt
You learn more quickly under the guidance of experienced teachers. You waste a lot of time going down blind alleys if you have no one to lead you. - W. Somerset Maugham
Schools and schoolmasters, as we have them today, are not popular as places of education and teachers, but rather prisons and turnkeys in which children are kept to prevent them disturbing and chaperoning their parent. - George Bernard Shaw
Teachers have three loves: love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together. - Scott Hayden
There are many teachers who could ruin you. Before you know it you could be a pale copy of this teacher or that teacher. You have to evolve on your own. - Berenice Abbott
My first reaction, every time I delve into an episode of history that I don’t know very much about, is anger that my teachers never taught me about it. - Steven Spielberg
We teachers can only help the work going on, as servants wait upon a master. - Maria Montessori
My education was dismal. I went to a series of schools for mentally disturbed teachers. - Woody Allen
History teachers help children climb mountains. - Just in Time for Christmas
The best teachers are those that can influence even the poorest of all learners. - Kim Panti
We can’t build a nation by keeping the teachers hungry. - M.F. Moonzajer
Failure is a great teacher; but never insist on hiring one for yourself. Learn vicariously from others' teachers. - Ashok Kallarakkal
History is the most patient of teachers. If Man doesn't get the lesson, it keeps repeating itself until he finally gets it. - Christian Adam Ribeiraud
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else. - Lee Iacocca
Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself. - Chinese Proverb
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