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

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

"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

"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

"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

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

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

"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

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

"Never talk back to a teacher. Teachers are like God. Actually, teachers are God's boss." - Deborah Wiles

"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

"Teachers have a chance to mold someone, inspire them. I hope all teachers realize that." - Kevin James

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

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

"I had many good teachers, but only three of them were school teachers." - Michael Leunig

"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

"One or two bad teachers is a problem with the teachers. A school with many bad teachers is a problem of leadership." - Andy Hargreaves

"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'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

"When our students fail, we, as teachers, too, have failed." - Marva Collins

"Ye great teachers: listen to what you say!" - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

"As all born teachers, he was primarily a student." - Steven Pressfield

"My teachers used to call me a failure" - Tony Blair

"The older I got, the smarter my teachers became." - Ally Carter

"Like most teachers, I'm just another sower of seeds." - Pete Seeger

"I never studied, but I had the best teachers," - Mstislav Rostropovich

"The most effective teachers embody the teaching they give out." - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

"I learned from my teachers but became through my music" - Macklemore

"We teachers make the road, others will make the journey." - Victor Hugo

"It's the less bright students who make teachers teach better." - Malcolm Forbes

"If we lose the forests, we lose our only teachers." - Bill Mollison

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

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

"A young man respects and looks up to his teachers." - Seneca the Younger

"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

"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

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

"Love and delight are better teachers than compulsion." - Albrecht Durer

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

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

"We must acknowledge the importance of teachers to the society." - Narendra Modi

"Art teachers are always the doormats of the previous generation." - Peter Schjeldahl

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

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

"Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself." - Proverbs

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

"My biggest struggles have been my biggest teachers." - Kathryn Budig

"Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself." - Proverbs

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

"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 mean, a lot of my family are teachers." - Craig T Nelson

"Teachers are to inspire; librarians are to fulfill." - Ray Bradbury

"Teachers are the one and only people who save nations." - Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

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

"Both of my parents are actually music teachers." - Charlie Day

"My parents were both high-school music teachers." - Renee Fleming

"Teachers need to be comfortable talking about feelings." - Daniel Goleman

"Now all my teachers are dead except silence." - W S Merwin

"Unionized teachers have destroyed much of the state school system." - Conrad Black

"I never studied, but I had the best teachers." - Mstislav Rostropovich

"High school music teachers... nobody makes a living off it." - David Ogden Stiers

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

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

"Good teachers realise that the students are the antenna; they are sensing things that the teachers don't yet sense." - Brian Eno

"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

"We will not achieve high performance in education if we replace teachers with machines or turn teachers into machines." - 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

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

"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

"Kids' views are often just as valid as the teachers'. The best teachers are the ones that know that." - Morley Safer

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

"What is happening to teachers now across this nation is a disgrace. The attacks on them are a blot on our nation. Teachers and students are not different interest groups. Anyone who demeans teachers demeans education and hurts children." - Diane Ravitch

"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

"Teachers are expendable, overworked, underpaid, and many times disrespected by students, parents and higher-ups. Nonetheless, these teachers still show up because there are some who are teachers indeed." - Monica Johnson

"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

"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

"I've been very fortunate because many of the teachers I had were exceptional. But I didn't realize that at the time that all teachers were not alike." - Frederick Lenz

"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

"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

"In outstanding classrooms, teachers do more listening than talking, and students do more talking than listening. Terrific teachers often have teeth marks on their tongues." - Alfie Kohn

"In outstanding classrooms, teachers do more listening than talking, and students do more talking than listening. Terrific teachers often have teeth marks on their tongues." - Alfie Kohn

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

"We can't rely on others to be our teachers anymorethe future belongs to individuals who decide to become great bosses (and teachers)." - Seth

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

"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

"Teachers make a difference, and we would serve our students better by focusing on attracting and retaining the quality teachers by raising teacher pay." - Jeb Bush

"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

"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

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



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