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Black Teachers Quotes


"We need more male black teachers, tempting them with extra cash if necessary." - Trevor Phillips

"So one of the things that happened with integration in the South is they found that the black teachers were much more educated than the white teachers." - Bernice Johnson Reagon

"Kids don't lack capacity, only teachers." - Jim Rohn

"Orphan Black is the new black." - Haley Webb

"What nationalist educators often fail to recognize is that merely being taught by teachers who are black has not and will not solve the problem if the teachers have been socialized to internalize racist thinking. - From (2003) Rock My Soul" - Bell Hooks

"When our students fail, we, as teachers, too, have failed." - Marva Collins

"Ye great teachers: listen to what you say!" - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Good teachers deserve apples; great teachers deserve chocolate. A favorite quotation, written in calligraphy on his office door." - Richard Hamming

"Total teachers aren't perfect teachers." - Andy Hargreaves

"Progressive white teachers seem to say to their black students 'Let me help you find your voice. I promise not to criticize one note as you search for your song'. But the black teachers say 'I've heard your song loud and clear. Now I want to teach you to harmonize with the rest of the world." - Lisa Delpit

"I"d noticed that his eyes were black - coal black." - Stephenie Meyer

"Most stick people are black." - Demetri Martin

"Black Consciousness therefore takes cognizance of the deliberateness of God's plan in creating Black people black." - Steven Biko

"There is no system in the world or any school in the country that is better than its teachers. Teachers are the lifeblood of the success of schools." - Ken Robinson

"Good teachers teach. Great teachers transform." - Queen Rania Of Jordan

"Because I was aspirational, I did my work, I was respectful to my teachers, I experienced a lot of bullying from the black kids. My friends were largely white or Asian." - David Oyelowo

"The teachers of our law, and to propose What might improve my knowledge or their own." - John Milton

"It's okay to make mistakes. Mistakes are our teachers - they help us to learn." - John Bradshaw

"Parents are teachers, guides, leaders, protectors and providers for their children." - Iyanla Vanzant

"Teachers affect eternity; no one can tell where their influence stops." - Henry Adams

"Books are absent teachers." - Mortimer Adler

"Instill respect for teachers." - Henry Louis Gates

"Teachers touch the future." - Anonymous

"Don't trust your teachers." - Carlo Rovelli

"Great teachers transcend ideology." - Suzanne Fields

"How can we teach our children to respect Black women if Black women don't respect Black women?" - T D Jakes

"There ain't nothin' like a Black woman." - Tupac Shakur

"Black is not as good as Purple." - Ralph Lauren

"I'm racist against non-black people." - Keegan-Michael Key

"[Bill Clinton] is our first black President." - Toni Morrison

"[...] the only folks who kill black folks any more are black folks. [...] black folks kill more black folks than the KKK ever did." - Michael Nutter

"Black Eyed Peas is a chameleon group." - William

"We live in a highly industrialized society and every member of the Black nation must be as academically and technologically developed as possible. To wage a revolution, we need competent teachers, doctors, nurses, electronics experts, chemists, biologists, physicists, political scientists, and so on and so forth. Black women sitting at home reading bedtime stories to their children are just not going to make it." - Frances M. Beal

"It would be good if teachers could genuinely understand that black English is not mistakes, it's just different English, and that what you want to do is add an additional dialect to black students' repertoire rather than teaching them out of what's thought of as a bad habit, like sloppy posture or chewing with your mouth open." - John Mcwhorter

"A black Christian is like a black person with no memory." - Chris Rock

"Townspeople: A black sheriff? Blinkin: He's Black?! Ahchoo: Why not? It worked in Blazing Saddles." - Mel Brooks

"And finds, with keen, discriminating sight, Black 's not so black, - nor white so very white." - George Canning

"When a black person kills a black person, the media ignores it completely." - Ben Shapiro

"When I do a picture and it's 90% black, like 'Bird,' I use 90% black people." - Clint Eastwood

"They believe in teachers unions. We believe in teachers." - Chris Christie

"There are certain teachers who shouldn't be teachers." - Tenzin Palmo

"Good teachers are costly, but bad teachers cost more." - Bob Talbert

"The sins of teachers are the teachers of sin." - William Gurnall

"My teachers could have easily ridden with Jesse James for all the time they stole from me." - Richard Brautigan

"Teachers teach because they care. Teaching young people is what they do best. It requires long hours, patience, and care." - Horace Mann

"Education and the process of educating is a total integral, contextual situation which includes students, teachers, parents, administration and environment." - Jean Houston

"Imparting education not only enlightens the receiver, but also broadens the giver - the teachers, the parents, the friends." - Amartya Sen

"In this very breath that we take now lies the secret that all great teachers try to tell us." - Peter Matthiessen

"Administrators need to shift from being controllers to enablers, so as to liberate the energies and talents of the teachers." - Steve Denning

"Enemies were teachers in disguise." - Eiji Yoshikawa

"Computers aren't magic; teachers are." - Craig R. Barrett

"Injuries are our best teachers." - Scott Jurek

"Computers are' magic; teachers are." - Craig R. Barrett

"Angry teachers can defeat governments," - Bob Rae

"Our teachers deserve better feedback." - Bill Gates

"People say I'm into black women. Robert De Niro is into black women. I'm just into women who are real, and they happen to be black." - Bill Maher

"It's great to be black in Hollywood. When a black actor does something, it seems new and different just by virtue of the fact that he's black." - Will Smith

"In discussions around the hiring and firing of Black faculty at universities, the charge is frequently heard that Black women are more easily hired than are Black men." - Audre Lorde

"The legacies that parents and church and teachers left to my generation of Black children were priceless but not material: a living faith reflected in daily service, the discipline of hard work and stick-to-itiveness, and a capacity to struggle in the face of adversity." - Marian Wright Edelman

"This generation of little children is the 7th Generation. Not just Indian children but white, black, yellow and red. Our grandfathers said the 7th generation would provide new spiritual leaders, medicine people, doctors, teachers and our great chiefs. There is a spiritual rebirth going on." - Clyde Bellecourt

"In the early 1970s in Atlanta, I attended what had formerly been an all-white school but had become a black school after integration and white flight. Perhaps because of this, the teachers created a curriculum that included a focus on African American literature and history year-round, not just in February." - Natasha Trethewey

"Back home the black women are all beautiful" - Amiri Baraka

"The cruel of heart have their own black happiness." - Victor Hugo

"The Black Tower stands with the Lion of Andor." -Logain" - Robert Jordan

"Time,- that black and narrow isthmus between two eternities." - Charles Caleb Colton

"Life is never straightforward or emotionally black and white." - Christopher Meloni

"Menacing lines of black tomorrows on the horizon." - Joris-Karl Huysmans

"If I am an angel, paint me with black wings." - Anne Rice

"Excited about Black Friday. Also excited about Jew Tuesday." - Albert Brooks

"Hitler really wasn't so bad. In the black way." - Anthony Jeselnik

"Racist dermatologists think all black people have really bad skin." - Anthony Jeselnik

"We're all black when the lights go out." - Lil Jon

"When you say black lives matter, that's inherently racist." - Rudy Giuliani

"[T]here's nobody Black in charge of anything in Hollywood." - Russell Simmons

"Favorite color to paint my nails is black, always." - Troye Sivan

"Just when things look darkest, they go black." - Paul Newman

"A rare bird on earth, comparable to a black swan." - Juvenal

"Being a blues singer is like being black two times." - B B King

"The devil is not so black as he is painted." - Proverbs

"Black people are natural, they possess the secret of joy." - Mirella Ricciardi

"What's black and white and red all over?" - Saying

"That hour, o' night's black arch the keystane." - Robert Burns

"Black holes result from God dividing the universe by zero." - Steven Wright

"in black ink my love may still shine bright." - William Shakespeare

"A black-sharded lady keeps me in a parrot cage." - Sylvia Plath

"The smith and his penny both are black." - George Herbert

"It's always darkest before it becomes totally black." - Mao Zedong

"There's a black rose growing in your garden." - Hilda Doolittle

"It's always darkest before it turns absolutely pitch black." - Paul Newman

"Look at any black-and-white movie; everybody is smoking." - Loni Anderson

"I really can't break away from wearing black and leather!" - Natalia Kills

"Besides black art, there is only automation and mechanization." - Federico Garcia Lorca

"Black people cannot look to government to solve their problems." - Shawn Amos

"That hour o' night's black arch the keystane." - Robert Burns

"Black and Jewish leaders have been a coalition of conscience." - Jesse Jackson

"Green and black go well together, don't they?" - Tiger Woods

"I've got Republican fans. Republicans like the Black Eyed Peas." - William

"Black people, we are not this monolithic group, you know?" - Joy Bryant

"Wasn't Winston Churchill the first black president of America? There's a statue of him near me... that's black..." - Danielle O'Hara

"When I find a colour darker than black, I'll wear it. But until then, I'm wearing black!" - Coco Chanel

"The greater the penalties laid on sellers in the black market... the higher the black market price." - Kenneth E. Boulding

"Black love is black wealth" - Nikki Giovanni

"Big black guys fear air travel almost as much as old white women fear big black guys." - Dov Davidoff

"The myth of black women profiting at the expense of black men is the oldest rap around." - Johnnetta Betsch Cole

"Culture is an instrument wielded by teachers to manufacture teachers, who, in their turn, will manufacture still more teachers." - Simone Weil

"One of the saddest things about US education is that the wisdom of our most successful teachers is lost to the profession when they retire." - John Dewey

"The most important knowledge teachers need to do good work is a knowledge of how students are experiencing learning and perceiving their teacher's actions." - Stephen Brookfield

"What all good teachers have in common, however, is that they set high standards for their students and do not settle for anything less." - Marva Collins

"Every fool believes what his teachers tell him, and calls his credulity science or morality as confidently as his father called it divine revelation." - George Bernard Shaw

"The science fair has long been a favorite educational tool in the American school system, and for a good reason: Your teachers hate you." - Dave Barry

"Teachers, I believe, are the most responsible and important members of society because their professional efforts affect the fate of the earth." - Helen Caldicott

"Our enemies are our greatest teachers." - Dalai Lama

"What the teachers digest, the pupils eat." - Karl Kraus

"At our best, we are all teachers" - Maya Angelou

"Change the way we teach; Empower teachers" - John Doerr

"Teachers perform major miracles in America, daily." - Meryl Streep

"Teachers' working conditions are students' learning conditions" - Diane Ravitch

"Mistakes are often the best teachers." - James Anthony Froude

"Great teachers are usually a little crazy." - Andy Rooney

"Kings lose crowns but teachers stay intelligent" - KRS-One

"Teachers learn from their students' discussions" - Rashi

"Regard mistakes as teachers, not judges!" - Tae Yun Kim

"The best teachers are the best storytellers." - Frank Smith

"When teachers stop learning, so do students." - Jim Knight

"At our best, we're all teachers" - Maya Angelou

"Schools often get the teachers they deserve!" - Andy Hargreaves

"Difficult people are the greatest teachers." - Pema Chodron

"Thus may poor fools Belive false teachers." - William Shakespeare

"My teachers were often very eccentric." - Anne Waldman

"Teachers today can't take to a child." - James Hillman

"That is the difference between good teachers and great teachers: good teachers make the best of a pupil's means; great teachers foresee a pupil's ends." - Maria Callas

"We should be firing bad teachers." - Malcolm Gladwell

"Teachers are performers, just like I am." - Kathleen Hanna

"I've definitely had crazy acting teachers." - Matt Bomer

"I didn't fancy any of my teachers." - Katie Price

"I'm committed to working with teachers." - Kathleen Wynne

"Teachers need to be paid like professionals." - Geoffrey Canada

"Suffering is one of life's great teachers." - Bryant H Mcgill

"I think good teachers are underpaid." - Peter Brimelow

"My teachers are Duke Ellington and nature." - Toru Takemitsu

"I learned life from some good teachers." - Eddie Murray

"In our young minds houses belonged to women were their special domain, not as property, but as places where all that truly mattered in life took place - the warmth and comfort of shelter, the feeding of our bodies, the nurturing of our souls. There we learned dignity, integrity of being; there we learned to have faith. The folks who made this life possible, who were our primary guides and teachers, were black women." - Bell Hooks

"No segment of the population has lost more by the agendas of the liberal constituencies of the Democratic Party than the black population. The teachers' unions, environmental fanatics and the ACLU are just some of the groups to whose interests blacks have been sacrificed wholesale. Lousy education and high crime rates in the ghettos, and unaffordable housing elsewhere with building restrictions, are devastating prices to pay for liberalism." - Thomas Sowell

"The Black public sector middle class teachers, policeman, firemen, and post office workers, those jobs have been on the decline but there hasn't been a corresponding increase in the private sector. What is especially painful is government policy bailed out the banks without making them make reinvestments for rebuilding. The result is 53-million Americans are food insecure, 50-million Americans are in poverty, 44 million are on food stamps, 26 million are looking for a job." - Jesse Jackson

"Seven out of 10 black faces you see on television are athletes. The black athlete carries the image of the black community. He carries the cross, in a way, until blacks make inroads in other dimensions." - Arthur Ashe

"Race makes things funny. A black guy driving in NASCAR: not funny. A black guy driving a car sponsored by Tide: not funny. A black guy driving a car sponsored by Aunt Jemima: hilarious." - Carlos Mencia

"My black friends in America don't believe me. I said, 'Dude, I'm Nigerian American.' 'Word? We thought you were, like, regular black.' What the hell is 'regular black'? Crayola coming out with colors I don't know about?" - Godfrey

"I don't see myself as the Great Black Hope. I'm just a golfer who happens to be black and Asian. It doesn't matter whether they're white, black, brown or green." - Tiger Woods

"Part of our tradition as black women is that we are universalists. Black children, yellow children, red children, brown children, that is the black woman's normal, day-to-day relationship. In my family alone, we are about four different colors." - Alice Walker

"My country is a country of teachers. It is therefore a country of peace. We discuss our successes and failures in complete freedom. Because our country is a country of teachers, we closed the army camps, and our children go about with books under their arms, not with rifles on their shoulders. We believe in dialogue, in agreement, in reaching a consensus." - Oscar Arias



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