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"you're a product just as much. a product of a product. the people who design cars, they're products, your teachers, products. the minister in your church, another product." - Chuck Palahniuk

"I agree with the idea that there is a separation of church and state. That teachers should not be leading prayer - a particular kind of prayer in classrooms." - Ken Buck

"I go farther, and say, that it is plainly our duty to desire pastors and teachers to take the care of such congregations, and that God did raise up such in the church as we see it in the word." - John Nelson Darby

"By the time I was about ten, I had started to lose faith with church ways. I was educated in some ways by my high school government and history teachers." - Ronee Blakley

"I was reared in the church, in the Presbyterian Church." - Billy Graham

"The emperor is in the Church, not about the Church." - Ambrose

"The emperor is in the Church, not above the Church." - Saint Ambrose

"The Church in England is the Church of England." - Joseph Barber Lightfoot

"When I was commissioned with the purpose of helping to restore prophetic ministry to the Church for its last-day ministry, I was told that it would not be until the prophets and teachers learned to worship the Lord together as they did at Antioch that He would release true apostolic ministry in the Church again." - Rick Joyner

"There is needed, no doubt, a body of servants (ministerium) of the invisible church, but not officials (officiales), in other words, teachers but not dignitaries, because in the rational religion of every individual there does not yet exist a church as a universal union (omnitudo collectiva)." - Immanuel Kant

"I've focused on making sure we have talented teachers and principals in our schools through proposals like the GREAT Teachers and Principals Act and the Presidential Teachers Corps." - Michael Bennet

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

"Teachers and nurses get the best seats in Heaven." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"Teachers touch the future." - Anonymous

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

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

"Can't India dream of exporting teachers of high calibre? Can't we instil the desire in children to become great teachers?" - Narendra Modi

"Looking back to the earlier centuries of the church, most of the great teachers were also bishops and vice versa. It's only fairly recently that the church has had this great divide." - N T Wright

"The church is in the hope business." - John Ortberg

"Give heed to the cause of the holy Roman Church, mother of all churches and teacher of the faith, whom you by the order of God, have consecrated by your blood. Against the Roman Church, you warned, lying teachers are rising, introducing ruinous sects, and drawing upon themselves speedy doom. Their tongues are fire, a restless evil, full of deadly poison. They have bitter zeal, contention in their hearts, and boast and lie against the truth." - Pope Leo X

"The clergy profession is fundamentally self-defeating. Its stated purpose is to nurture spiritual maturity in the church - a valuable goal. In actuality, however; it accomplishes the opposite by nurturing a permanent dependence of the laity on the clergy. Clergy become to their congregations like parents whose children never grow up, like therapists whose clients never become healed, like teachers whose students never graduate." - Christian Smith

"When I was a young priest in the 1960s and 1970s, there was much experimentation and confusion in the Church. Teachers and clergy were encouraged to communicate an experience of God's love, but to do it without reference to the Creed, the sacraments, or the tradition." - Donald Wuerl

"The Christian church was born in song." - Ralph P. Martin

"I was raised in the church." - Kenny Rogers

"Hey, I was raised in the church." - Cheech Marin

"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

"The Bible is so deep! As the 6th-century church father Gregory put it: "Scripture is like a river...shallow enough...for the lamb to go wading, but deep enough...for the elephant to swim." It's humbling to be involved in projects that make the riches of the Bible accessible to Bible teachers and students." - Martin Manser

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

"In 1975, no State or Church guidelines existed in the Republic of Ireland to assist those responding to an allegation of abuse against a minor. No training was given to priests, teachers, police officers or others who worked regularly with children about how to respond appropriately should such allegations be made." - Sean Brady

"Enemies were teachers in disguise." - Eiji Yoshikawa

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

"I grew up in the church. I was raised in the church." - Quinton Aaron

"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

"In fact, my parents were church people; my father was a deacon in the church." - Tina Turner

"Where Christ erecteth his church, the divell in the same church-yarde will have his chappell." - Richard Bancroft

"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

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

"Sport was an integral part of school life. The most influential teachers were not necessarily the PE teachers, but the teachers who helped me in sport because they had an understanding of what you were going through." - Sebastian Coe

"Though you see a Church-man ill, yet continue in the Church still." - George Herbert

"I'm happiest in an empty church. I love the smell of a church." - Michael Patrick King

"Without repeating everything that we have already mentioned, it is appropriate first of all to emphasize the following point: for the Church, the first means of evangelization is the witness of an authentically Christian life, given over to God in a communion that nothing should destroy and at the same time given to one's neighbor with limitless zeal. As we said recently to a group of lay people, "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

"Is the Church of England an Anglican church? The church did not start in Canterbury, the church did not start in Rome. Whether Canterbury is Anglican or not is immaterial. We are Anglicans. They are the Church of England." - Peter Akinola

"It is the duty of all teachers, and of teachers of mathematics in particular, to expose their students to problems much more than to facts." - Paul Halmos

"My teachers [ had the most impact in my life]. Of course, my father and grandfather, but after my family, my teachers." - Elie Wiesel

"Teachers are unparalleled in the role they play in children's lives." - Jon Porter

"Teachers shouldn't make the mistake of always thinking they're the smartest person in the room" - Taylor Mali

"Danger was the grindstone on which the swordsman whetted his spirit. Enemies were teachers in disguise." - Eiji Yoshikawa

"I've often called mothers the greatest spiritual teachers in the world." - Oprah Winfrey

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

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

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

"In differentiated classrooms, teachers begin where students are, not the front of a curriculum guide." - Carol Ann Tomlinson

"Books are ... companions, teachers, magicians, bankers of the treasures of mind. Books are humanity in print." - Barbara Tuchman

"All teachers are already leaders. It's in the nature of teaching." - Andy Hargreaves

"Students become good learners when they are in the classes of teachers who are good learners." - Andy Hargreaves

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

"I think we're always in some ways writing to the teachers who gave us early love." - Dan Chaon

"Effective leaders are, first and foremost, good teachers. We're in the education business." - John Wooden

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

"Good teachers know how to bring out the best in students." - Charles Kuralt

"My teachers treated me as a diamond in the rough, someone who needed smoothing." - Mother Jones

"I wished that teachers were the highest paid people in Israel." - Arnon Milchan

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

"In acting class, teachers talk about how the 'givens' of a situation help define a character." - Hill Harper

"Be versed in ancient lore, and familiarize yourself with the modern; then may you become teachers." - Confucius

"I had three brilliant English teachers at secondary school. They found the writer in me." - Anthony Horowitz

"The church is in Christ, as Eve was in Adam." - Richard Hooker

"When my kids were growing up, I wanted their teachers to teach them science, reading, math and history. I also wanted them to care about my kids. But I did not want my children's public school teachers teaching them religion. That was my job as a parent and the job of our church, Sunday school, and youth group." - Adam Hamilton

"In the visible church the true Christians are invisible." - Proverbs

"If the presence of God is in the church, the church will draw the world in. If the presence of God is not in the church, the world will draw the church out." - Charles Grandison Finney

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

"Leadership in church is one of the biggest challenges that the Church is facing because without strong leadership, the church rarely lives out its redemptive potentials." - Bill Hybels

"There's nobody who doesn't have problems with the church, because there's sin in the church. But there's no other place to be a Christian except the church." - Eugene H Peterson

"Maybe you are the key to revival in your church." - Leonard Ravenhill

"That's so cute! They have birdbaths in the church!" - Hilary Duff

"Art in the Church fundamentally exists for evangelization" - Pope Francis

"You will find God in the church of your choice." - Bob Dylan

"Any opportunity to serve in the Church is a blessing." - Lance B. Wickman

"Integrating in the Church doesn't mean receiving communion." - Pope Francis

"I believe in the separation of church and planet." - Eric Idle

"I do not believe in the creed professed by the Jewish church, by the Roman church, by the Greek church, by the Turkish church, by the Protestant church, nor by any church that I know of. My own mind is my own church." - Thomas Paine

"I'm not denouncing the church, and I'm not interested in people who want me to denounce the church. It's not a church worthy of denouncing." - Barack Obama

"It is better to think of church in the ale-house than to think of the ale-house in church." - Martin Luther

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

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

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

"In all cases, the Church is to be judged by the Scripture, not the Scripture by the Church." - John Wesley

"Christ did not found an abstract religion, a mere school of religious thought. He setup a community of apostles, of teachers, with the task of spreading His message and so giving rise to a society of believers: His Church. He promised the Spirit of truth to His Church and then sent Him." - Pope Paul Vi

"Teachers don't work in the summer, and photographers don't shoot in in the middle of the day." - John Loengard

"The National Catholic Register's coverage of the Church universal, and the Church in our own country, is splendid." - Timothy M. Dolan

"The Church of England is the only church in the world that interferes neither with your politics nor your religion" - Anthony Trollope

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

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

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

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

"One thing and one thing alone keeps us from complete decay in this hour - the church, the true Church." - Leonard Ravenhill

"A missional church is a church that must live the dialectic. It must stay in the journey." - Alan Hirsch

"I do object to the sensationalism or even the voyeurism of doing things in church or out of church." - Pierre Trudeau

"By the time we get to church, I need church cuz I've been yelled at by everyone in the family." - Jeff Foxworthy

"When a church is faithless to its duties, the real church is outside its walls, in the community." - Henry Ward Beecher

"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

"A Church that has lost its voice for justice is a Church that has lost its relevance in the world." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"I did not grow up in the church. I'm not a church-goer now. I'm a very spiritual person." - Malcolm D Lee

"I grew up in the United Methodist Church, and church was always a very big part of my growing up." - Hilarie Burton

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

"The great moral teachers of humanity were in a way artistic geniuses in the art of living." - Albert Einstein

"The great moral teachers of humanity were, in a way, artistic geniuses in the art of living." - Albert Einstein

"Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students." - Solomon Ortiz

"We need excellence in public education and if the teachers can't do it, we'll send in a couple of policemen." - Frank Rizzo

"Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned." - George Balanchine

"With the help of technology, teachers will be leaders in the transformation of education around the world." - Craig R. Barrett

"In the '40s and '50s, a lot of teachers and librarians saw the graphic novel as the enemy of reading." - Gene Luen Yang

"I was probably the one who tattled on the class clown. To get in good with the teachers." - Christine Lavin

"Our teachers at the public school level are the most underpaid for the importance of their job in America." - Dean Smith

"When I was in school I used to prank my teachers all the time. But I was really, really nice. I love to make people laugh. And even in those pranks, the teachers would laugh most of the time." - Chrisette Michele

"The teachers in America need to be applauded every day because they save the lives of kids!" - Rosie O'Donnell

"I regard Heart-Master Adi Da as one of the greatest teachers in the Western world today." - Irina Tweedie

"I think the best teachers had a real interest in the subject they were teaching and a love for children." - Beverly Cleary

"The word of God is complete, and those who don't preach the word in its fullness are false teachers." - Monica Johnson

"I encourage teachers to speak in their own voices. Don't use the gibberish of the standards writers." - Jonathan Kozol

"I think the problem with schools is not too many incentives but too few. Because of tenure, teachers' unions, and the fact that teachers generally aren't observed in their classrooms, they can do whatever they want in class." - Steven Levitt

"In the 21st century when few of us stay in the same job all our lives, I would like to think there was flexibility so teachers could become social workers, or foster carers become teachers." - Estelle Morris, Baroness Morris of Yardley

"In the 21st century when few of us stay in the same job all our lives, I would like to think there was flexibility so teachers could become social workers, or foster carers become teachers." - Estelle Morris

"If you have one of the worst schools in the city, then chances are the teachers are not going to care for you. Chances are the parents don't feel seriously about coming to meet with teachers." - Bill Cosby

"The best teachers coach their students and the best coaches are great teachers." - Grant Teaff

"Let us instill into the hearts of our children the love of freedom. Teach them that to be free is as precious as life itself. Fight every influence - Socialist, communist, whatever it may be - that would deprive an American citizen of the liberty vouchsafed by the Constitution. Liberty is truth. In truth we find liberty. You teachers, feel it in your hearts; instill it into the hearts of these precious children. May the Church of Jesus Christ ever stand true to the ideals of freedom." - David O Mckay

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

"Both teachers and learners go to sleep at their post as soon as there is no enemy in the field." - John Stuart Mill

"As my Buddhist teachers have shown me, wisdom emerges in the space around words as much as from language itself." - Mark Epstein

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

"I spent all my time at school in the library. Bad teachers can teach you to learn on your own." - Gregory Colbert

"The best way to fight terrorism is to invest in education. Instead of sending weapons, send teachers." - Malala Yousafzai

"Teachers who are not actively involved in the learning process themselves, force their students to drink from stagnant water" - Jean-Baptiste de La Salle

"Kids nowadays, I remember when I was in school, they were just rude, even to the teachers and stuff." - Madeline Carroll

"I come from labor country. My mom was a teacher and was very involved in the teachers' union." - John Wells

"We have run out of creativity for children and teachers alike in the name of pushing up standards." - Shirley Williams

"We think we learn from teachers, and we sometimes do. But the teachers are not always to be found in school or in great laboratories. Sometimes what we learn depends upon our own powers of insight." - Loren Eiseley

"Kids can and will thrive in the right conditions, but it all seems to start with the teachers, and giving those teachers the resources to teach- and not just to test." - Morgan Spurlock

"It is vital that teachers can be paid more without having to leave the classroom. This will be particularly important to schools in the most disadvantaged areas as it will empower them to attract and recruit the best teachers." - Michael Gove

"I have been blessed to have had many excellent teachers. The further I get away from school, though, the more I realize that the greatest teachers in my life have come from outside of academia." - Brad Thor

"You can learn from everyone, the president or the cleaner. You need teachers in life, but they're not always school teachers or professors. You learn from ordinary people. You learn from travel, from just walking down the street." - Lapo Elkann

"Students deserve great teachers. And teachers deserve the support they need to become great." - Bill Gates

"Good teachers make the best of a pupil's means; great teachers foresee a pupil's ends." - Maria Callas

"I've come to realise that the best teachers never stop being teachers." - Kimberly Quinn

"Some people harbor the idea or belief that all teachers should teach for free. Obviously these people have never been teachers, particularly in the twentieth century. Teaching meditation is a very expensive hobby." - Frederick Lenz

"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

"Some teachers, the less effective ones, thought that fair meant distributing instruction equally to all students regardless of their needs. The exemplary teachers we studied, however thought fair meant working in ways that evened out differences between students" - Richard Allington

"The last thing we need to do, relating to teachers, is the key to a good education in this country is a strong teacher. I would have a minimum wage for all our teachers, $40,000 per year." - Bill Richardson

"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

"Instead of just giving lip service to improving our schools, I will actually put the kids first and the teachers union behind in giving our kids better teachers, better options and better choices for a better future." - Mitt Romney



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