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Guitar Teachers Quotes


"Books are absent teachers." - Mortimer Adler

"Teachers touch the future." - Anonymous

"With all these great (guitar teachers) around here, don't cop their licks, COP THEIR ATTITUDE." - Leo Kottke

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

"Angry teachers can defeat governments," - Bob Rae

"Our teachers deserve better feedback." - Bill Gates

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

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

"Teachers learn from their students' discussions" - Rashi

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

"I never liked mellow sounding guitar." - Tom Verlaine

"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

"With respect to teachers' salaries .... Poor teachers are grossly overpaid and good teachers grossly underpaid. Salary schedules tend to be uniform and determined far more by seniority." - Milton Friedman

"Even enlightened despots don't make very good teachers." - Marilyn Wallace

"The teachers are everywhere. What is wanted is a learner." - Wendell Berry

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

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

"Be pupils of the masses as well as their teachers." - Mao Zedong

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

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

"Teachers are about the brightest stars in our constellation." - Peter H. Reynolds

"Modeling is the most powerful of all teachers!" - John G. Miller

"Architects are by nature and pursuit, leaders and teachers." - Samuel

"I believe that the greatest teachers create thinking students." - David F. Swensen

"If teaching were easy, we wouldn't need teachers." - Todd Whitaker

"Dance teachers should be certified in this country." - Nigel Lythgoe

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

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

"False teachers of the Way of life use flowery words." - Bruce Lee

"Punk came along and grunge made guitar solos uncool." - David Pajo

"...Is the greatest guitar player in the world." - Joe Satriani

"But the guitar is my favorite, first and foremost instrument." - Midge Ure

"I'd like to know how to play the guitar." - Mario Vazquez

"The day before my 16th birthday I got my guitar." - Stevie Nicks

"I wanted to shred, so I learned classical guitar." - Oscar Isaac

"My only expenses are probably guitar strings and records." - Chris Isaak

"I can play the air guitar really, really well." - Jessie J

"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

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

"The tragedy of education is played in two scenes - incompetent pupils facing competent teachers and incompetent teachers facing competent pupils." - Martin H Fischer

"It is sinful for students to badmouth their teachers and sinful for teachers to mislead their students." - Igor Babailov

"Besides being a guitar player, I'm a big fan of the guitar. I love that damn instrument." - Steve Vai

"The classical guitar has a dynamic to it unlike a regular acoustic guitar or an electric guitar. You know, there's times when you should play and there's times when you gotta hold back. It's an extremely dynamic instrument." - Steve Vai

"Most actors, if you ask them if they play guitar, they'll say they played guitar for 20 years, but what they really mean is they've owned a guitar for 20 years." - Oscar Isaac

"Now, guitar was pretty cool. Everybody knew something on the guitar. So I wanted to play guitar, but I told my dad if he wanted me to keep studying something, I'd like to study piano." - Jackson Browne

"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

"Teachers, parents and school administrators: Today's teachers can create a Planet of Peace. The communication process you will learn by reading Nonviolent Communication is the cornerstone." - Robert Muller

"Teaching is a creative profession, not a delivery system. Great teachers do [pass on information], but what great teachers also do is mentor, stimulate, provoke, engage." - Ken Robinson

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

"My dad is obsessed with music, so I was raised around this guitar player that really wanted me to be a guitar player." - Zach Condon

"I guess my guitar parts are usually precise, but the execution of those parts is downright treacherous, since I'm not very good on guitar." - Dan Bejar

"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

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

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

"Successful people ask questions. They seek new teachers. They're always learning." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Nowadays there is no conversation at all. Teachers distrust talk as much as business men." - Marshall Mcluhan

"I do recognise that, where recruitment difficulties persist, teachers can be put under great pressure." - Estelle Morris, Baroness Morris of Yardley

"According to Christian teachers, the essential vice, the utmost evil, is Pride." - C S Lewis

"Let the teachers learn the kids English. Ol' Diz will learn the kids baseball." - Dizzy Dean

"Teachers are the worst. Just shameless about kicking off their rivals." - Anne Robinson

"In the U.K. we have the best geography teachers in the world." - Prince Andrew

"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

"Make your friends your teachers and mingle the pleasures of conversation with the advantages of instruction." - Baltasar Gracian

"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

"My parents are both teachers, so we had the summers off." - Vanessa L. Williams

"I have noticed that teachers get exciting confused with boring a lot." - Sara Pennypacker

"I'm lucky I had some teachers who saw something in me." - Anne Bancroft

"Saints are the great teachers of the loving-kindness and fascination with God." - Evelyn Underhill

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

"I want teachers to teach, and I want Oreos to be eaten." - Neil Cavuto

"To all the teachers that told me I'd never amount to nothing." - The Notorious Big

"The true teachers are those who help us think for ourselves." - Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

"My life has been transformed by great teachers all the way..." - Jeff Goldblum

"My best teachers were mess, failure, death, mistakes, and the people I hated, including myself." - Anne Lamott

"I did not come to collect students, but to train teachers." - Harbhajan Singh Yogi

"All relationships are your mirrors and all people are your teachers." - Barbara De Angelis

"Good teachers join self and subject and students in the fabric of life." - Parker J. Palmer

"I learned to shoot more accurately because my teachers held the targets." - Maxine Hong Kingston

"A nation will prosper to the degree that it honors it's teachers." - Plato

"I think great teachers, which coaches are, are the ones that you hear." - Alex Dodd

"We don't need any more teachers. We don't. We need friends." - Elizabeth Lesser

"Great teachers have high expectations for their students, but higher expectations for themselves." - Todd Whitaker

"We all have our own karma and so different teachers will be meaningful to different students." - Tenzin Palmo

"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

"Wise teachers create an environment that encourages students to teach themselves" - Leonard Roy Frank

"I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers." - Woody Allen

"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

"We need to take on the teachers' union once and for all." - Chris Christie

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

"Let's reintroduce corporal punishment in the schools - and use it on the teachers." - P J Orourke

"Technically, I'm not a guitar player, all I play is truth and emotion." - Jimi Hendrix

"We didn't have any instruments, so I had to use my guitar." - Maybelle Carter

"We don't like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out." - Anonymous

"From now on all of my guitar solos will be in morse code." - Jason Hicks

"It's just a favorite language to me, that country finger-picking guitar style." - Kenny Loggins

"Say what you will about Gypsy women, but they are remarkable assessors of blues guitar talent." - Gary Gulman

"With music, I'm comfortable singing to people but I'm not that comfortable playing the guitar." - Bronson Arroyo

"I look at you all see the love there that's sleeping While my guitar gently weeps." - George Harrison

"My guitar playing is a synthesis of traditional American acoustic style and Urban Pop and RB." - John Oates

"The guitar is your first wings. It's assigned and designed to unfold your vision and imagination." - Carlos Santana

"So, my big brother was playing guitar and I figured I'd try it too." - Stevie Ray Vaughan

"My brother is an excellent songwriter, and I play guitar and drums." - Jeremy London

"I'm an old guitar player who has fallen into television and is so happy he did." - Chuck Lorre

"I want every girl in the world to pick up a guitar and start screaming." - Courtney Love

"I'm actively going out onto the porch and noodling around on my guitar." - Jemaine Clement

"I'll sit around and play my guitar; that's how I write tunes." - Otis Rush

"The kids called me King of the Surf Guitar. I surfed sunup to sundown." - Dick Dale

"The guitar chose me." - Charlie Byrd

"In the last couple of years I've been picking up my guitar again." - Peabo Bryson

"We disagree with the assertion that great teachers can be replaced by online alternatives. The futuristic claim that technology will triumph over teachers ignores all the social and relational dimensions of teaching and learning." - Andy Hargreaves

"Singapore gives 10 percent 'white space' time to all of its teachers to come up with their own innovations outside of the official curriculum. This encourages teachers to turn to their colleagues for inspiration and ideas." - Andy Hargreaves

"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

"The teachers who have had the most impact on me and on most learners I know are teachers whose "selfhoods" have been deeply invested in what they are doing." - Parker J. Palmer

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

"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

"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

"I wanted to come back to the guitar after three albums and almost 10 years. I started to miss this instrument and I wanted to come back to the guitar." - Rokia Traore

"There are guys in country music who are wizards on the guitar. If you're a country fan, you're used to it. But as a rock guitar player, you listen." - Joe Perry

"I loved the guitar, and I had all of this music in my head. My passion for the guitar and the ideas for what I could create musically were equal. So that's where I was." - Steve Vai

"I didn't want to take the guitar solos down note-for-note, but more or less use them as a map, and keep all the hooks from the guitar playing, and let myself come through." - Brian Setzer

"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

"My experience is that the teachers we need most are the people we're living with right now." - Byron Katie

"The Compassionate Classroom is a fabulous book! If teachers will read it, they can transform their classrooms." - William Glasser

"Stones are mute teachers; they silence the observer, and the most valuable lesson we learn from them we cannot communicate." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"When I was young my teachers were the old. I gave up fire for form till I was cold." - Robert Frost

"Oh, be assured fellow teachers, that there is no time in life so favorable to sound conversion as early childhood." - Theodore L. Cuyler

"Enemies were teachers in disguise." - Eiji Yoshikawa



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