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Respect For Teachers Quotes


"Instill respect for teachers." - Henry Louis Gates

"What we want for our students we should want for our teachers: learning, challenge, support, and respect." - Andy Hargreaves

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

"Most teachers still say they love teaching though they wouldn't mind a little more respect for their challenging work and a little less blame for America's educational shortcomings." - Arne Duncan

"My mom was a teacher - I have the greatest respect for the profession - we need great teachers - not poor or mediocre ones." - Condoleezza Rice

"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

"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

"I did have a love for literature that overpowered my hatred of the people who taught it, and I think because I had no respect for the teachers, their attitude didn't poison the writing that I was discovering for myself." - Craig Ferguson

"Daily contact with some teachers is itself all-sided ethical education for the child without a spoken precept. Here, too, the real advantage of male over female teachers,especially for boys, is seen in their superior physical strength,which often, if highly estimated, gives real dignity and commands real respect, and especially in the unquestionably greater uniformity of their moods and their discipline." - G Stanley Hall

"I got into acting because my teachers kept nudging me into it. The power a teacher has to influence someone is so great. I can't think of a profession I have more respect for." - Jon Hamm

"As a practicing Jew, I have studied with Christian teachers whom I respect for who they are and what they are, including their positive concern with Jews and Judaism." - David Novak

"Teachers still command great respect in the families and societies of many Asian cultures." - Andy Hargreaves

"I think more and more respect has been accorded to teachers, and quite rightly so." - Michael Gove

"Children need teachers who have stars in their eyes themselves and who treat them with respect." - Maybritt Moser

"My grandfather was a teacher, my grandmother on my mom's side, four of my aunts, my sister-in-law, my best friend. So I've always, my entire life, been surrounded by teachers, and because of that I've had a tremendous respect for what teachers can do, the power that they can have." - Michelle Rhee

"Healthy respect for yourself." - Rhonda Byrne

"One of the important lessons I learned from my parents is always to respect authority figures like teachers." - Georges St-Pierre

"Women have respect for me." - Donald Trump

"I have respect for beer." - Russell Crowe

"Progress is slow partly from mere intellectual inertia. In a subject where there is no agreed procedure for knocking out errors, doctrines have a long life. A professor teaches what he was taught, and his pupils, with a proper respect and reverence for teachers, set up a resistance against his critics for no other reason than that it was he whose pupils they were." - Joan Robinson

"I had a Spanish teacher in high school. I rarely got in trouble in her room because I felt I was disappointing her if I got a bad grade. That had more power over me than teachers who told me I talked too much. That level of respect I had for her made me not want to fail for her." - Clay Aiken

"Teachers are very undervalued for what they do." - Garth Nix

"Self-respect governs morality: respect for others governs our behavior." - Joseph Alexandre Pierre de Segur, Viscount of Segur

"Self-respect governs morality: respect for others governs our behavior." - Joseph Alexandre Pierre de Segur

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

"Some teachers teach for others to learn. That's not me. Some teachers teach for others to accomplish. That is me." - Jim Rohn

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

"The secret of a happy life is respect. Respect for yourself and respect for others." - Ayad Akhtar

"Osho is one of India's greatest mystics.... I see him as one of the world's great teachers, thinkers, philosophers and guides of our times. I have enormous respect for his world vision and the kind of International Communities he is building. I have always felt his influence in my life." - Kabir Bedi

"I was never really cut out to be a student, I prefer to actually work and get a project done and learn that way- but I have a huge respect for good teachers and even enjoy teaching...I am a conundrum!" - Holly Golightly

"Some teachers just have a knack for working with autistic children. Other teachers do not have it." - Temple Grandin

"Give your teachers the respect they deserve, because they are the ones who can help you get where you need to go." - Richard Howard

"Teachers have to respect the privacy of students' creative life, but at the same time give them a chance to express themselves." - Jan Brett

"In my school, people liked the gym teachers because they were the football or soccer coaches. But look, if they're cool, they get respect." - Danny Mcbride

"Teachers have the hardest and most important jobs in America. They're building our nation. And we should appreciate them, respect them, and pay them well." - Jim Hunt

"Judo has been part of Japanese culture for a long time. It makes sense to me that this sport, which is both athletic and philosophical, was created in Japan. It is based on respect for the partner and for our elders as our teachers, which is very important and makes a strong, positive contribution to human relationships, and not only in sports. I am happy that life brought me to this wonderful sport as a child. It is like my first love." - Vladimir Putin

"When I recall my teachers at school, I realise that half of them were abnormal. . . . We pupils of old Austria were brought up to respect old people and women. But on our professors we had no mercy; they were our natural enemies. The majority of them were somewhat mentally deranged, and quite a few ended their days as honest-to-God lunatics! . . . I was in particular bad odor with the teachers. I showed not the slightest aptitude for foreign languages - though I might have, had not the teacher been a congenital idiot. I could not bear the sight of him." - Adolf Hitler

"I lost all respect for angstroms." - Heinrich Rohrer

"Don't ask for respect. Earn it." - Robin S. Sharma

"Clowns have no respect for pie." - Demetri Martin

"Above all have respect for yourself." - Pythagoras

"I've got the utmost respect for Wayne." - Juvenile

"I have tremendous respect for women." - Donald Trump

"I have great respect for the past." - Maya Angelou

"I have nothing but respect for HBO." - James Gandolfini

"I have tremendous respect for film composers." - John Corigliano

"I have such respect for 'Democracy Now!'" - Alice Walker

"Phony gurus make themselves objects of adoration and worship. Real spiritual teachers aren't interested in adoration and worship. They like respect only because they realize respect will help the student." - Frederick Lenz

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

"Helping children at a level of genuine intellectual inquiry takes imagination on the part of the adult. Even more, it takes the courage to become a resource in unfamiliar areas of knowledge and in ones for which one has no taste. But parents, no less than teachers, must respect a child's mind and not exploit it for their own vanity or ambition, or to soothe their own anxiety." - Dorothy H Cohen

"Follow the three R's: - Respect for self. - Respect for others. - Responsibility for all your actions." - Dalai Lama

"Respect for food is respect for life, for who we are and what we do." - Thomas Keller

"Managers are responsible for setting workplace policies under which teachers can succeed. Managers are responsible for negotiating contracts that create the conditions under which teachers can succeed." - Eli Broad

"As more people become more intelligent they care less for preachers and more for teachers." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"For my teachers, unfortunately, certain things were, as they are for you, only tales of power" - Carlos Castaneda

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

"Having respect for your own time will assure respect for the other person's time." - Robert Half

"We need multiculturalism, respect for diversity, tolerance, respect for diverse faiths." - Manmohan Singh

"I have great respect for women. Nobody has more respect for women than I do." - Donald Trump

"When we show our respect for other living things, they respond with respect for us." - Proverbs

"Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners." - Laurence Sterne

"I have great respect for children. And I have great respect for their ability as writers." - Patricia Maclachlan

"Here, let me break it down for you, so you know what I say is true: Teachers? Teachers make a difference! Now what about you?" - Taylor Mali

"Indians do not like Indian teachers; they prefer foreigners, but there is a huge demand for Indian teachers around the world." - Bikram Choudhury

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

"The time has come for honest men to denounce false teachers and attack false gods." - Luther Burbank

"Hypotheses are lullabies for teachers to sing their students to sleep." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Teachers must be celebrated for moving civilization from ignorance to enlightenment, from apathy to responsibility." - Sharon M. Draper

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

"Too many professional development initiatives are done to teachers - not for, with or by them." - Andy Hargreaves

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

"I have very little patience for teachers who teach their students things that are wrong." - Hank Green

"Both teachers and students must move ahead together for the nation to progress." - Narendra Modi

"Science teachers and the mentally ill, that's all Jazz is for." - Noel Fielding

"Not only will your teachers appear, but they will cook new foods for you." - Alice Walker

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

"My education was dismal. I went to a series of schools for mentally disturbed teachers." - Woody Allen

"I remember teachers who really singled me out for their discouragement." - Francis Ford Coppola

"Wonderful teachers should never let themselves be drill sergeants for the state." - Jonathan Kozol

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

"Cameras in classrooms are no substitute for greater authority by parents and teachers." - Paul Weyrich

"Respect only has meaning as respect for those with whom I do not agree." - Karen Armstrong

"Have respect for yourself and no one can take away your self respect." - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"Respect is the most important thing. Be respectful toward others and have respect for yourself." - Georges St-Pierre

"If one doesn't respect oneself one can have neither love nor respect for others." - Ayn Rand

"I don't wait for people to give me respect. I always give them respect." - Mariano Rivera

"Communists have no respect for people, only for positions." - E L Doctorow

"You don't play for revenge, you play for respect & pride" - Rahul Dravid

"You beg for happiness in life, but security is more important to you, even if it costs you your spine or your life. Your life will be good and secure when aliveness will mean more to you than security; love more than money; your freedom more than party line or public opinion; when your thinking will be in harmony with your feelings; when the teachers of your children will be better paid than the politicians; when you will have more respect for the love between man and woman than for a marriage license." - Wilhelm Reich

"Of course you will insist on modesty in the children, and respect to their teachers, but if the boy stops you in your speech, cries out that you are wrong and sets you right, hug him!" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"In the end, I do have a group of friends and teachers whose opinions I respect, and so I guess I just have to be content with their feedback." - James Franco

"Neither, I must say with all due respect, is it the power of teachers and students. Basically the true and real power is with working people of all colors, of all beliefs, of all national origins." - Harry Bridges

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

"Discipline for me is about respect. It's not even about self-respect; it's about respect for life and all it offers." - Robert Downey Jr

"Leaders show respect for people by giving them time." - Mike Krzyzewski

"Respect and love your readers. Write for the reader." - Janet Evanovich

"My respect for the inconsiderable is assuming gigantic dimensions." - Karl Kraus

"I've always had a respect for psychiatry as a profession." - Rooney Mara

"Democracy's real test lies in its respect for minority opinion." - Ellery Sedgwick

"I like dogs, but I have more respect for cats." - Jake M. Johnson

"Women's empowerment is intertwined with respect for human rights." - Mahnaz Afkhami

"Have the utmost respect for your subjects. Love them." - Joyce Tenneson

"Nonviolence is absolute respect for each human being." - Adolfo Perez Esquivel

"Respect for the Truth is an acquired taste." - Mark Van Doren

"Respect for people is the cornerstone of communication and networking." - Susan RoAne

"A quest for self-respect is proof of its lack" - Ayn Rand

"Having respect for animals makes us better humans.." - Jane Goodall

"No intelligent man has any respect for an unjust law." - Robert A Heinlein

"In respect for drummers, see, I love drummers." - Miles Davis

"I had a whole new respect for directors." - John Leguizamo

"People must get respect for their new ideas." - John Kao

"[Donald Trump] respect for the Republican leaders he denounced." - George Stephanopoulos

"For me, Barack Obama represents grace, respect, betterment and community." - Omar Epps

"Law and order comes from having respect for one another." - Stevie Wonder

"I have a tremendous respect for Professor [Frank Moore] Cross." - Elie Wiesel

"The best security for old age: respect your children." - Sholem Asch

"For there is no respect of persons with God." - Bible

"Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth." - Albert Einstein

"I'm no lord. I've more respect for myself than that." - Robert Jordan

"No man is greater than his respect for sleep." - Ogden Nash

"Show respect for all men, but grovel to none." - Proverbs

"I have a strong emotional respect for Steve." - Walter Isaacson

"I deserve respect for the things I did not do." - Dan Quayle

"Why is there no respect for Joaquin Andujar?" - Joaquin Andujar

"I have a lot of respect for Mexico." - Nonito Donaire

"Respect for the rights of others means peace." - Benito Juarez

"I have a wonderful respect for old people." - Craig Kilborn

"Another important aspect of our home was respect for ideas." - Robert B Laughlin

"Marriage gives you a new respect for a person." - Katharine Mcphee

"I have a lot of respect for marriage." - Dominic Monaghan

"Most young people have tremendous respect for older people's views." - Dennis Prager

"Cheerleaders deserve a lot of respect for what they do." - Ashley Tisdale

"I have a lot of respect for tough coaches." - Reggie White

"I always remember having a healthy respect for my grandmother." - Prince William

"Respect for right conduct is felt by every body." - Jane Austen

"I've got a lot of respect for Mike Hayden." - Pete Hoekstra

"I have so much respect for what's funny." - Bernie Mac

"For humans as well as for ships, dark stormy nights are better teachers than tranquil sunny days." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

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

"We must invest in tomorrow. And pay our teachers for teaching as we pay our coaches for coaching." - Nikki Giovanni

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

"We need to unlearn some of our respect for education, since it has undermined our respect for ourselves." - Gloria Steinem

"The reality is not that I lack respect for the law; it's that I have greater respect for justice." - Tim DeChristopher

"I am a vegan out of my love and respect for animals, as well as respect for myself." - Davey Havok

"Let's respect women for the value - let's respect everyone, men and women, for the value they bring to the workplace." - Nancy Pelosi

"I have great respect for the news and great respect for freedom of the press and all of that." - Donald Trump

"If advertising had a little more respect for the public, the public would have a lot more respect for advertising." - James Randolph Adams

"Everyone in society should be a role model, not only for their own self-respect, but for respect from others." - Barry Bonds

"You start to look at it with a deeper respect and I think that deeper respect for what you do builds more self-respect." - Jimmy Chamberlin

"Books are absent teachers." - Mortimer Adler



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