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Close Teachers Quotes


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

"Close, but no cigar." - Saying

"Vlad decided that teachers' ideas were a lot like bunches of garlic-intriguing from afar, but up close sadly sickening and, if you weren't careful, DEADLY." - Heather Brewer

"While parents possess the original key to their offspring's experience, teachers have a spare key. They, too, can open or close the minds and hearts of children." - Haim Ginott

"As a Member of Congress from one of the fastest growing States in the country, we hire close to 2,500 new teachers a year, close to 5,000 support staff and faculty." - Jon Porter

"Punishment follows close on crime." - Horace

"Suspicion follows close on mistrust." - Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

"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

"Holding back is so close to stealing." - Neil Young

"Close your eyes and you will see." - Joseph Joubert

"Lofty designs must close in like effects." - Robert Browning

"In 50 years, the world has changed, especially for kids, but kids' needs haven't changed. They still need to feel safe, be close to their families, like their teachers, and have friends to play with." - Beverly Cleary

"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

"In war as in love, to bring matters to a close, you must get close together." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"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

"Religion is "so absurd that it comes close to imbecility."" - H L Mencken

"We know that we are close to making history." - Lionel Messi

"The novelty we want is always close to the familiar." - Mason Cooley

"Close the playand keep the store open nights." - George S Patton

"A crisis is a close encounter of the third kind." - Guy Finley

"... make the abhorrent eye Roll back and close." - Robert Southey

"Language is the close-fitting dress of thought." - Richard Chenevix Trench

"The roots of art and play lie very close together." - Angus Wilson

"If you want to stop an argument, close your mouth." - Charles R Swindoll

"Speak and speed: the close mouth catches no flies." - Benjamin Franklin

"You're as close to heaven as I'll ever be." - Neil Young

"I am so close, I may look distant." - Rumi

"The beautiful moment sits very close to the horrific one." - Kelly Reichardt

"I close my eyes, and think of water." - James Wright

"When the tech geeks talk, I pay close attention." - Gary Vaynerchuk

"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

"Some day we'll awake, have a reformation of the heart, teach our kids honor and kill a few sex psychologists, put boys in high schools with men teachers (not sissies), close all the girls' finishing schools, shoot all the effeciency experts and become a nation of God's people once more." - Harry S Truman

"Although teachers do care and do work very, very hard, the institution is psychopathic-it has no conscience. It rings a bell and the young man in the middle of writing a poem must close his notebook and move to a different cell where he must memorize that humans and monkeys derive from a common ancestor." - John Taylor Gatto

"There's no subject you don't have permission to write about. Students often avoid subjects close to their heart ... because they assume that their teachers will regard those topics as 'stupid.' No area of life is stupid to someone who takes it seriously. If you follow your affections you will write well and will engage your readers." - William Zinsser

"When I stopped going to school, I got the strongest dose of perspective. When you're a kid, your friends, your school, your teachers, your family - that's your whole world, your whole existence. And then when I stopped going, I lost all my friends but the few that were really close to me." - Kristen Stewart

"Fancy thinking the Beast was something you could hunt and kill! You knew, did' you? I'm part of you? Close, close, close! I'm the reason why it's no go? Why things are what they are?" - William Golding

"Fancy thinking the Beast was something you could hunt and kill!... You knew, didn't you? I'm part of you? Close, close, close! I'm the reason why it's no go? Why things are the way they are?" - William Golding

"If I have a near-beer, I'm near beer. And if I'm near beer, I'm close to tequila. And if I'm close to tequila, I'm adjacent to cocaine." - Craig Ferguson

"There was a period where our child's birth was getting really close, and we still had nothing. We were dangerously close to calling him Untitled Baby Project." - Paul Reiser

"I grew up with a sister I was very close with and a mom who was a powerful influence on my life. I was always close with women." - Brian K Vaughan

"And close at hand, the basket stood With nuts from brown October's wood. And close at hand, the basket stood With nuts from brown October's wood." - John Greenleaf Whittier

"I've gone from, you know, being too close to politicians, to being too close to entertainers, and people's father that I'm not." - Al Sharpton

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

"School choice opponents are also dishonest when they speak of saving public schools. A Heritage Foundation survey found that 47 percent of House members and 51 percent of senators with school-age children enrolled them in private schools in 2001. Public school teachers enroll their children in private schools to a much greater extent than the general public, in some cities close to 50 percent." - Walter E. Williams

"I wonder what memories of yours will persist as you go on in life. My hunch is that the most important will have to do with feelings of loving and being loved - friends, family, teachers, shopkeepers - whoever's been close to you. As you continue to grow, you'll find many ways of expressing your love and you'll discover more and more ways in which others express their love for you." - Fred Rogers

"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

"A man's best things are nearest him, Lie close about his feet." - Richard Monckton Milnes, 1st Baron Houghton

"The bond between true lovers is as close as we come to what endures forever." - Ursula K Le Guin

"Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality." - U Thant

"Free, only want to be free, we huddle close, hang on to a dream...." - Neil Diamond

"I'm alright. I love you. I love my life. I'm always close to you." - Ritsuko Okazaki

"Good and evil lie close together. Seek no artistic unity in character." - Lord Acton

"If you're not getting close to capsize, you're provably not pushing hard enough" - James Spithill

"No longer living in fear, my pistol close in hand, Convinced this is my year." - Tupac Shakur

"Close combat, man to man, is plainly to be regarded as the real basis of combat." - Carl Von Clausewitz

"They should move 1st base back a foot to avoid all those close plays" - John Lowenstein

"At a certain age some people's minds close up; they live on their intellectual fat." - William Lyon Phelps

"Good women are rare too, none of them have come close" - Drake

"The thing about failure is that you never know how close you were to success." - Brian Simo

"You've just one problem. You stand too close to the ball after you've hit it." - Sam Snead

"Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"In dwelling, be close to the land. In meditation, go deep in the heart." - Laozi

"There is no secret so close as that between a rider and his horse." - Robert Smith Surtees

"TV holds a close second to cars for destroying our society. It's a failed experiment." - Natalie Merchant

"Cultivating a close, warmhearted feeling for others automatically puts the mind at ease." - Dalai Lama

"The best way of being kind to bears is not to be very close to them." - Margaret Atwood

"I like to be admired from afar, and then complimented up close." - Gena Showalter

"Just stay close to us. If we get in trouble, we'll kill everything." - Ilona Andrews

"You can close your eyes if you want. Sometimes things are less scary." - Tyler Joseph

"The chain of friendship, however bright, does not stand the attrition of constant close contact." - Walter Scott

"It is only by means of purity of mind can you come close to the Lord." - Sathya Sai Baba

"Live close, visit often." - Mae West

"Ignorance and superstition ever bear a close and mathematical relation to each other." - James Fenimore Cooper

"If the value of a company doesn't just scream out at you, it's too close." - Charlie Munger

"Anyone who has not rowed in a really close boatrace cannot comprehend the level of pain." - Daniel Topolski

"I am as close to changing my life as my current positive thought" - Louise Hay

"Once you let yourself grow close to someone, cutting the ties could be painful." - Haruki Murakami

"I close my eyes and black out the day. The exhaustion of living through it, surviving." - Julie Anne Peters

"Lindsay calls them the Pugs: pretty from far away, ugly up close." - Lauren Oliver

"Why ask for truth," Ser Barristan said softly, "if you close your ears to it?" - George R R Martin

"This overwhelming desire to be close to you directly conflicts with my intense fear of people." - Joseph Gordon-Levitt

"Humans often fail to see what is close to them and obvious to others." - Graeme Simsion

"The loneliest woman in the world is the woman without a close woman friend." - Toni Morrison

"Whenever you find humor, you find pathos close by his side." - Edwin Percy Whipple

"Behind her Death Close following pace for pace, not mounted yet On his pale horse." - John Milton

"Time is so much a part of what makes you close to people." - Ethan Hawke

"Our shadows, now parallel, now close together and joined, traced an exquisite pattern at our feet." - Marcel Proust

"It's hard to see things when you're too close. Take a step back and look." - Bob Ross



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