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Drama Teachers Quotes


"Books are absent teachers." - Mortimer Adler

"I like a drama." - Clint Eastwood

"Angry teachers can defeat governments," - Bob Rae

"For me, drama is conflict." - Cillian Murphy

"Boys are so much drama." - Gabrielle Union

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

"Teachers learn from their students' discussions" - Rashi

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

"I was always keen to get involved in the school drama productions and was a member of the school choir. I was lucky to have attended schools that took music and drama very seriously and the teachers were just brilliant." - Bronagh Gallagher

"Yeah, all drama teachers are very effusive, very demonstrative, very emotionally open, very big, and gesticulate a lot, and are very physical." - Steve Coogan

"Why is it that English, drama and music teachers are most often recalled as our mentors and inspirations? Maybe because artists are rarely members of the popular crowd." - Roger Ebert

"The drama takes a toll on you." - Betsy Brandt

"At the heart of drama is conflict." - Paul Dano

"Good teachers cost a lot; but, poor teachers cost a lot more." - Evan Esar

"Most teachers are not enlightened. Very few are. That doesn't mean they are not great teachers." - Frederick Lenz

"I made some mistakes in drama. I thought the drama was when the actors cried. But drama is when the audience cries." - Frank Capra

"Teachers open the door ... you enter by yourself." - Confucius

"If we, as coaches, aren't teachers, we are nothing" - John Wooden

"Old teachers never die, they just grade away." - Henny Youngman

"Teachers assess to test; educators assess to assist learning." - Dave Carter

"Trees and fields tell me nothing: men are my teachers." - Plato

"... good teachers, like Tolstoy's happy families, are alike everywhere." - Bel Kaufman

"Astronauts and teachers are much more amazing than actors." - Joseph Gordon-Levitt

"Trees and fields tell me nothing; men are my teachers." - Plato

"We teachers are rather good at magic, you know." - J K Rowling

"Those who know how to think need no teachers." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Deprivation sometimes can be one of the most marvelous teachers." - Michele Bachmann

"I am not authorized to fire substitute teachers." - Nancy Cartwright

"Before I got Doctor Who, I went to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. I went back to take the final grade exam, which is the grade you have to take before you can take the teachers diploma." - Sarah Sutton

"I wasn't good at examinations, but I went to a very good secondary school - Bolton-on-Dearne - with wonderful teachers, who taught me drama and encouraged me in every way." - Brian Blessed

"I remembered a mantra that one of my teachers used to tell me at drama school, that every thought will pass across your face. Even if you're thinking about Shreddies the camera will read it." - Ruth Wilson

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

"Can teachers successfully educate children to think for themselves if teachers are not treated as professionals who think for themselves?" - Diane Ravitch

"I've sought out several dance teachers-shaman-like women dance teachers-to get in touch with the mystical through movement." - Marisa Tomei

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

"The drama is the book of the people." - Robert Aris Willmott

"Viewed as drama, World War I is somewhat disappointing." - D W Griffith

"Drunks conjure an endless drama from their bottles." - Mason Cooley

"Bored people looked for drama and caused trouble." - Lisa Unger

"Give form to the passing World. Freeways are a drama." - Jim Morrison

"The sixty-minute drama form has become very rich." - Salman Rushdie

"I want to do drama, light comedy, the whole range." - Bobby Darin

"Drama usually has some sort of intense conflict." - Clint Eastwood

"I need drama in my life to keep making music." - Eminem

"When you turn your life over to God, you don't give up the drama; you give up the cheap drama." - Marianne Williamson

"I guess you can tease me about being a drama queen, because that did heighten the drama." - Greg Louganis

"I grew up in a town where there were no adults over forty who weren't somebody's parents. It was, unfortunately, the kind of town that's a "great places to raise kids" - that's basically code for "there are no adults here who are not parents." I had a few teachers who were kind of weirdo drama teachers and were hugely influential." - Meghan Daum

"Drama school was the first place I learned that looks can affect your career. It was very horrible at the time. I had a lot of very bad experiences at drama school because of that, from the teachers and the students. In the end, I think it was good for me because it hardened me to the realities of the business early on." - Joseph Gatt

"My fear of drama school is that the natural extraordinary but eccentric talent sometimes can't find its place in a drama school. And often that's the greatest talent. And it very much depends on the drama school and how it's run and the teachers. It's a different thing here in America as well because so many of your great actors go to class, which is sort of we don't do in England." - Helen Mirren

"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

"I've always tried to be aware of what I say in my films, because all of us who make motion pictures are teachers - teachers with very loud voices." - George Lucas

"Modern man listens more willingly to witnesses than to teachers, and if he does listen to teachers, it is because they are witnesses," - Pope Paul Vi

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

"All drama teachers are very effusive, very emotionally open, very big, and gesticulate a lot, and are very physical. Those people don't work in banks and they don't work for pharmaceutical companies. They teach drama, or they may be theatre directors. That's why I love people who are openly gay in theatre, because they have license to do what they like, and there's a kind of artistic liberal tolerance thing that goes on." - Steve Coogan

"Drama is drama, and it's really... if it's something small, you put a magnifying glass up to it; if it's something big, you use a wide lens." - Gore Verbinski

"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

"Be open to all teachers And all teachings, And listen with your heart." - Ram Dass

"Teachers are the agents through which knowledge and skills are communicated and rules of conduct enforced." - John Dewey

"I learn teaching from teachers. I learn golf from golfers. I learn winning from coaches." - Harvey Penick

"Teachers inspire the smallest hearts to grow big enough to change the world." - Paula Fox

"Instill respect for teachers." - Henry Louis Gates

"A lot of energy is lost to false teachers. Wherever dependency is created, energy is lost." - Frederick Lenz

"Celebrate every relationship you've ever had. For better or worse, your relationships are your best teachers." - Christiane Northrup

"The most common mistake we make as teachers is attempting to tell our students too much." - Robert H. Frank

"Teachers and administrators sleepwalk through their responsibilities, dulled and discouraged by the endless pressures and problems." - David Perkins

"The teachers of this country, one may say, have its future in their hands." - William James

"Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers." - Socrates

"A library is a place where you learn what teachers were afraid to teach you." - Alan Dershowitz

"Students will start finding history interesting when their teachers and textbooks stop lying to them." - James W. Loewen

"If every school would hire two more music teachers, we would need two fewer police officers." - Kurt Masur

"Teachers touch the future." - Anonymous

"The best teachers aren't those who answer our questions, but those who question our answers." - Mardy Grothe

"I think a lot of teachers want to talk about how to continually improve performance." - Barack Obama

"Anybody who puts a book into someone else's hands inspires me - teachers, librarians, booksellers, parents." - Kate Dicamillo

"I come from a long line of matriarchal women, and my greatest teachers were my mothers." - Erykah Badu

"The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book." - Anonymous

"Summer vacation is the time when parents realize that teachers are grossly underpaid." - Anonymous

"Teachers and learners are correlates, one of which was never intended to be without the other." - Jonathan Edwards

"My gratitude to them [my first teachers] grows as I myself grow older." - George Sarton

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

"Great teachers transcend ideology." - Suzanne Fields

"All the women in my life have been librarians, English teachers and book sellers." - Ray Bradbury

"The world of knowledge takes a crazy turn when teachers themselves are taught to learn." - Bertolt Brecht

"You use words like 'introvert' and 'extrovert,' various traits of a personality. A lot of that stuff, we used in drama school, and that was kind of interesting, to realize my teachers sort of ripped off a lot of Jung. And how much of it is part of our society now, these phrases, introvert and extrovert, where it actually came from." - Michael Fassbender

"Negative people need drama like oxygen. Stay positive, it'll take their breath away." - Tony Gaskins

"Everything can have drama if it's done right. Even a pancake." - Julia Child

"I beg you to believe that life is not a process, it's a drama" - Malcolm Muggeridge

"The process of consumption ... is the final act in the economic drama" - Kenneth E. Boulding

"A perfect method for adding drama to life is to wait until the looms large." - Alyce Cornyn-Selby

"The real object of the drama is the exhibition of the human character." - Thomas B. Macaulay

"What you have to understand about period drama is that it's 'history light." - Julian Fellowes

"Just give the Italians a chance for drama and they take it with both hands." - Ingrid Bergman

"Without measureless and perpetual uncertainty the drama of human life would be destroyed." - Winston Churchill

"I was a drama-class nerd. I did whatever school production we put on." - Jessica Pare

"When I got out of Yale Drama School, I was completely broke." - Courtney B Vance

"It's great extremes which leads to great drama and great comedy." - Vince Vaughn

"It is a reality show... this show is never without drama." - Mario Vazquez

"The drama of life begins with a wail and ends with a sigh." - Minna Antrim

"I always feel like an interloper when I do serious drama. It's my own paranoia." - Johnny Vegas

"I could definitely see myself making a serious movie or a drama in the future." - Adam Carolla

"I'm a drama nerd." - Luke Kirby

"Drama class was one of the only areas at school I responded to." - Orlando Bloom

"I'm a huge fan of Michael Hirst, and I'm a huge fan of historical drama." - Donal Logue

"I'm so beyond genre, drama, comedies, I just want to do really good, interesting projects." - Patton Oswalt

"Drama holds you back." - Mikaela Shiffrin

"I'm a drama guy." - Shemar Moore

"Let me tell you something - compared to a TV-drama production schedule, touring is not strenuous." - Ll Cool J

"I never thought I would be in a comedic role; my past is in drama." - Gillian Jacobs

"...uncorny, human sized drama" - Ira Glass

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

"Teachers teach and students educate. Students are the only true educators. Historically, every other method of education has failed. Education occurs when students get excited about learning and apply themselves; students do this when they experience great teachers." - Oliver DeMille

"The most extraordinary thing about a really good teacher is that he or she transcends accepted educational methods. Such methods are designed to help average teachers approximate the performance of good teachers." - Margaret Mead

"Education ultimately depends on what happens in classrooms... between teachers and learners. That is fundamental.'... 'I hope that teachers will discover the optimism and direction to combat the energy - draining pressures and frustrations of most educational settings." - David Perkins

"What is a coach? We are teachers. Educators. We have the same obligations as all teachers, except we probably have more influence than anybody but their families. And, in a lot of cases, more than their families." - Joe Paterno

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

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

"I just want to be with great teachers. If that means I'm in a horror film with good teachers, I'll do another horror film. But I would love to branch out and do more comedy or just more straight dramas." - Jennifer Carpenter

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

"Some teachers are very accessible. They advertise a great deal, they go out into the public. If they're advanced teachers, doubtlessly they are very inaccessible in terms of physical proximity." - Frederick Lenz

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

"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

"Good teachers never say anything. What they do is create the conditions under which learning takes place." - S I Hayakawa

"Librarians have always been among the most thoughtful and helpful people. They are teachers without a classroom." - Willard Scott

"Enemies were teachers in disguise." - Eiji Yoshikawa

"I think you become a writer when you stop writing for yourself or your teachers and start thinking about readers." - Avi

"Teachers have three loves: love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together." - Scott Hayden

"Though one devote himself to many teachers, he must extract the essence, as the bee from the flower." - Kapila

"The chief wonder of education is that it does not ruin everybody concerned in it, teachers and taught." - Henry Adams

"Teachers are the most important individuals in our society - nothing is as powerful as the human touch in education." - George Lucas

"There's an assumption that schools are for students' learning. Well, why aren't they just as much for teachers' learning?" - Seymour Sarason

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

"The teachers I've learned the most from, didn't think they were teaching me; they just thought we were friends." - Bob Goff

"Teachers must learn how to teach ... they need only to be taught more effective ways of teaching." - B F Skinner

"The best way to fight terrorism is not through guns. It's through pens, books, teachers and schools." - Malala Yousafzai

"The overwhelming number of teachers ...are unable to name or describe a theory of learning that underlies what they do." - Alfie Kohn

"Well the book of Leviticus and Deuteronomy, the law of the jungle and the sea are your only teachers." - Bob Dylan

"When I am able to resist the temptation to judge others, I can see them as teachers." - Gerald Jampolsky

"Injuries are our best teachers." - Scott Jurek

"Teachers deserve respect," I explain. "Why do they get it for free, when everyone else has to earn it?" - Jodi Picoult

"Although Christ, in my mind is an absolute Yogi, I think many Christian teachers today are misrepresenting Christ." - George Harrison

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

"... to write well it is entirely necessary to read widely and deeply. Good poems are the best teachers." - Mary Oliver

"I cannot imagine my life without horses. They have been my teachers, my friends, my business partners and my entertainment." - Monty Roberts

"The teachers union may not like Betsy DeVos, but she's clearly within the range of Republican policy-makers." - David Brooks

"Populists hate journalists, they hate teachers, they hate lawyers, but they tend to like rich people. There's something deeply consistent." - David Brooks

"Teachers craft classrooms that are good matches for their teaching styles as well as for learner needs." - Carol Ann Tomlinson



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