538 Inspirational Teacher Quotes

Teaching is difficult and it can often feel like strength is in short supply. We just need a little inspiration occasionally to remind ourselves why we do what we do. We have come up these teacher quotes through hundreds of books, teacher guides, pinterest boards and compiled this exhaustive list. These are some of the most popular teaching quotes as well some not so common. Trying our best to provide a wide variety of viewpoints, backgrounds, nationalities, races etc.

Albert Camus After all manner of professors have done their best

1.    A teacher should have maximal authority, and minimal power.    —   Thomas Szasz
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2.    Of all the hard jobs around, one of the hardest is being a good teacher.    —   Maggie Gallagher
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3.    You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.    —   Dr. Seuss
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4.    The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called ‘truth’.    —   Dan Rather
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5.    I love films that make me react emotionally and physically when you walk out of the cinema. Two of my favorite films however have got to be ‘The Tree Of Life’ and ‘The Piano Teacher,’ which also stars one of my favourite actresses Isabelle Huppert.    —   Alicia Vikander
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6.    My father was my main influence. He was a preacher, but he was also a history and political science teacher, and since he was my hero, I wanted to follow in his footsteps and become a teacher.    —   David Soul
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7.    I lived in a town of 400 until I was like nine or ten. My dad coached all the sports – he was a gym teacher and health teacher for grades K-12.    —   January Jones
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8.    The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.    —   Anatole France
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9.    You know how to tell if the teacher is hung over? Movie Day.    —   Jay Mohr
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10.    Although I am basically self taught, I consider Debussy my teacher – the most important elements are colour, light and shadow.    —   Toru Takemitsu
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11.    The processes of teaching the child that everything cannot be as he wills it are apt to be painful both to him and to his teacher.    —   Anne Sullivan Macy
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12.    Students rarely disappoint teachers who assure them in advance that they are doomed to failure.    —   Sidney Hook
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13.    I’m like a really goofy home ec teacher.    —   Alton Brown
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14.    I think my parents were happy that I’d gone to university and gotten a degree in history so they thought, ‘Well if acting doesn’t work for him, he can always become a history teacher or something.’ Fortunately, the acting worked out.    —   Derek Jacobi
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15.    My mother wanted to be a teacher when she was young, and my father didn’t approve of it, so she fought very hard to become one. And she did it. So when I said I wanted to become an actress, my mother was very supportive. She always said to me, ‘There’s no such thing as ‘can’t.’    —   Archie Panjabi
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16.    One of the most extraordinary things about being a spiritual teacher is the rare privilege of being able to look deeply into the very souls of many human beings at the same time.    —   Andrew Cohen
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17.    In a Glasser Quality School there is no such thing as a closed book test. Students are told to get out their notes and open their books. There is no such thing as being forbidden to ask the teacher or another student for help.    —   William Glasser
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18.    I was very studious, too much. I would never go out at weekends. I was very serious. You should have seen me in class – I was blushing and sweating every time the teacher asked me something.    —   Eva Green
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19.    I wasn’t originally taking drama, but the drama teacher asked me to audition for Bye, Bye Birdie. I did and got the lead role. Initially I was kind of scared, but once I did it I got bitten by the bug and loved it.    —   Kevin Richardson
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20.    In this outward and physical ceremony we attest once again to the inner and spiritual strength of our Nation. As my high school teacher, Miss Julia Coleman, used to say: ‘We must adjust to changing times and still hold to unchanging principles.’    —   Jimmy Carter
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21.    Art owes its origin to Nature herself… this beautiful creation, the world, supplied the first model, while the original teacher was that divine intelligence which has not only made us superior to the other animals, but like God Himself, if I may venture to say it.    —   Giorgio Vasari
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22.    I’d like to think I’m a great teacher.    —   Gordon Ramsay
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23.    What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books.    —   Thomas Carlyle
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Allan Bloom There is no real teacher who in practice does not believe

24.    I have always believed that 98% of a student’s progress is due to his own efforts, and 2% to his teacher.    —   John Philip Sousa
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25.    While teaching, I also worked undercover in the lower courts by saying I was a young law teacher wanting experience in criminal law. The judges were happy to assist me but what I learned was how corrupt the lower courts were. Judges were accepting money right in the courtroom.    —   Samuel Dash
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26.    Ironically, for a few million people in the Far East, I did become an English teacher through my music.    —   Pat Boone
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27.    I’m the son of an everyman. My father is a teacher. He teaches physics at a boys’ school in Sydney.    —   Alex O’Loughlin
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28.    I wasn’t a very good teacher.    —   Amos Lee
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29.    It is commonly said that a teacher fails if he has not been surpassed by his students. There has been no failure on our part in this regard considering how far they have gone.    —   Edmond H. Fischer
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30.    I saw as a teacher how, if you take that spark of learning that those children have, and you ignite it, you can take a child from any background to a lifetime of creativity and accomplishment.    —   Paul Wellstone
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31.    There is no real teacher who in practice does not believe in the existence of the soul, or in a magic that acts on it through speech.    —   Allan Bloom
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32.    I’m home schooled, and I have a teacher that goes with me on all my movies.    —   Dakota Fanning
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33.    As a former teacher and a mother and grandmother, I know firsthand the importance of a quality education.    —   Sue Kelly
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34.    The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.    —   Khalil Gibran
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35.    Events are the best teacher for us. You try to learn from people, there is always some bend to it.    —   Yoko Ono
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36.    You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.    —   Swami Vivekananda
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37.    Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods and techniques. The teacher is the heart of the educational system.    —   Sidney Hook
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38.    When I had my first voice lesson I was 15 years old. And I had a really good teacher. This is what made all the difference. A good teacher will teach you the technique, but also how to listen to your voice.    —   Cecilia Bartoli
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39.    A teacher who is not dogmatic is simply a teacher who is not teaching.    —   Gilbert K. Chesterton
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40.    There is no teacher, living or past, who can give us the actual understanding of Truth. A teacher can only put our feet upon the path and point the way. That is all. It is wholly dependent on the individual to make his way to Truth.    —   Paul Twitchell
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41.    When I was in junior high school, the teachers voted me the student most likely to end up in the electric chair.    —   Sylvester Stallone
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42.    When you become a parent, or a teacher, you turn into a manager of this whole system. You become the person controlling the bubble of innocence around a child, regulating it.    —   Kazuo Ishiguro
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43.    I don’t learn so good, no matter how good the teacher is.    —   Warren Zevon
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44.    Experience is the best teacher of all. And for that, there are no guarantees that one will become an artist. Only the journey matters.    —   Harry Callahan
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45.    I’m sure that had I not been a coach, I would have been some form of a teacher.    —   John Madden
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46.    I’ve noticed that my resolutions involve me not doing stuff that I wasn’t going to do anyway so here’s something more positive. I’m going to retrain as a Latin teacher in a provincial public school.    —   Arthur Smith
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47.    Research is starting to show that a child should be engaged at least 20 hours a week. I do not think it matters which program you choose as long as it keeps the child actively engaged with the therapist, teacher, or parent for at least 20 hours a week.    —   Temple Grandin
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Brad Henry A good teacher can inspire hope ignite the imagination

48.    I do readings at the public library. I just did a benefit scene night for my old acting teacher.    —   Mark Ruffalo
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49.    I think it is most important for a teacher to play the pieces and studies that are being played by the student.    —   James Galway
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50.    If a teacher does not involve himself, his values, his commitments, in the course of discussion, why should the students?    —   Paul Wellstone
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51.    When I left Europe in 1987 I did so with the thought that my relevance as a composition teacher would benefit from a certain cool distance to certain tendencies I had been observing for several years with increasing disquiet.    —   Brian Ferneyhough
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52.    In high school, a teacher once suggested that I be a math major in college. I thought, ‘Me? You’ve got to be joking!’ I mean, in junior high, I used to come home and cry because I was so afraid of my math homework. Seriously, I was terrified of math.    —   Danica McKellar
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53.    The two things I was positive about in life were that I was going to be a teacher at a boarding school or an operative with the CIA posted abroad. I could write a book about all the things I was sure about.    —   Tucker Carlson
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54.    I went whole hog at the actor’s lifestyle – really embraced it. I had by then known how much I loved acting already, because I discovered acting from a teacher in the seminary – that’s the first place I ever did it, in the seminary.    —   Peter Jurasik
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55.    Every man who rises above the common level has received two educations: the first from his teachers the second, more personal and important, from himself.    —   Edward Gibbon
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56.    I think once you’re in the public eye, whether you’re a boss, a teacher or whatever you do, that you’re automatically in the position of role model. You have people looking up to you, so whether you choose to accept it or not is a different question.    —   Talib Kweli
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57.    My duty as a teacher is to train, educate future programmers.    —   Niklaus Wirth
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58.    I think some parents now look at a youngster failing as the final thing. It’s a process, and failure is part of the process. I would like it if the teacher and the parents would connect more. I think that used to be, but we’re losing a little bit of that right now.    —   Mike Krzyzewski
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59.    Study how water flows in a valley stream, smoothly and freely between the rocks. Also learn from holy books and wise people. Everything – even mountains, rivers, plants and trees – should be your teacher.    —   Morihei Ueshiba
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60.    What students lack in school is an intellectual relationship or conversation with the teacher.    —   William Glasser
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61.    We expert teachers know that motivation and emotional impact are what matter.    —   Donald Norman
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62.    I was a teacher for a long time. I taught at a community college: voice, theory, humanities. And nowadays, music education is a dying thing. Funding is being cut more and more and more.    —   Jon Secada
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63.    There is a shortage of teachers but the January 2001 schools census showed that teacher numbers were at their highest level than at any time since 1984 – and 11,000 higher than 1997.    —   Estelle Morris
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64.    Thus, the standard library will serve as both a tool and as a teacher.    —   Bjarne Stroustrup
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65.    I wanted to be a ballet teacher.    —   Jaclyn Smith
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66.    I believe that the testing of the student’s achievements in order to see if he meets some criterion held by the teacher, is directly contrary to the implications of therapy for significant learning.    —   Carl Rogers
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67.    Tragedy is a hell of a teacher. It’s much too strict, but it’s a hell of a teacher.    —   Harlan Coben
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68.    When people lack teachers, their tendencies are not corrected when they do not have ritual and moral principles, then their lawlessness is not controlled.    —   Xun Zi
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69.    In other words, if a teacher only teaches in one way, then they conclude that the kids who can’t learn well that way don’t have the ability, when, in fact, it may be that the way the teacher’s teaching is not a particularly good match to the way those kids learn.    —   Robert Sternberg
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70.    I guess by taking lessons early on, and really trying to play all the rudimentary stuff, and try to have it sound as good as my teacher. It took a lot of practice, which I enjoyed, and still do.    —   Matt Cameron
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71.    Love is a better teacher than duty.    —   Albert Einstein
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72.    Golf is about knowledge, and studying another player – more than listening to a teacher – is the best way to get it.    —   Vijay Singh
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73.    Encouragement from my high school teacher Patty Hart said ‘you need to focus and theater might be your route out of here.’ I created the program, went to college and graduate school and now here I am.    —   Jeffrey Donovan
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74.    The world of knowledge takes a crazy turn when teachers themselves are taught to learn.    —   Bertolt Brecht
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75.    I had a ninth grade teacher who told me I was much smarter and much better than I was allowing myself to be.    —   Scott Hamilton
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76.    We discovered that education is not something which the teacher does, but that it is a natural process which develops spontaneously in the human being.    —   Maria Montessori
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77.    When I was in fourth grade… this wonderful teacher said you didn’t have to write a book report, you could just talk about the book, you could do a drawing of the book, you could write a play inspired by the book, and that’s what I did. I got to be so famous. I had to go around to every school and perform it. It was just so natural and fun.    —   Didi Conn
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78.    I reached a time in college when I didn’t know what I wanted to do. At that time, women’s careers were essentially nursing, secretarial and teaching. My mother advised me to get my teacher’s certificate.    —   Kay Granger
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79.    When I was about 13 or 14, I had an English teacher who made a deal with me that I could get out of doing all of the year’s regular work if I would write a short story a week and on Friday read it to the class.    —   Victor Salva
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80.    As a teacher you can see the difference in kids who have parents who were involved. That difference, by the time these kids get to the third grade, is drastic.    —   Jenna Bush
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81.    I didn’t read so much Japanese literature. Because my father was a teacher of Japanese literature, I just wanted to do something else.    —   Haruki Murakami
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82.    I studied with a blind teacher from about 5 until I was 16, at two different schools. From the age of 12 until 16, I was in a boarding school-which, I believe, at that time was compulsory for blind children.    —   George Shearing
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83.    After all manner of professors have done their best for us, the place we are to get knowledge is in books. The true university of these days is a collection of books.    —   Albert Camus
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84.    Last time I was in Jamaica I financed a teacher to teach in an orphanage.    —   Ziggy Marley
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85.    Having been an educator for so many years I know that all a good teacher can do is set a context, raise questions or enter into a kind of a dialogic relationship with their students.    —   Godfrey Reggio
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86.    So what does a good teacher do? Create tension – but just the right amount.    —   Donald Norman
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87.    Why not whip the teacher when the pupil misbehaves?    —   Diogenes of Sinope
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88.    This is what I would have done if I had to have a real job: I would have been a history teacher.    —   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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89.    You know, a lot of those angry sort of Southern man characters that I’ve been doing are based on different people I might’ve had as, like, a soccer coach or as a teacher.    —   Danny McBride
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90.    There was a teacher who recognized that I was interested in cartooning and he was great.    —   Jonathan Shapiro
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91.    Charming women can true converts make, We love the precepts for the teacher’s sake.    —   George Farquhar
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92.    I could never have a better teacher in those days than my father.    —   Tony Visconti
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93.    It’s not the teaching, it’s the learning.    —   Sly Stone
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94.    The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.    —   Simone Weil
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95.    It was difficult being a teacher and out of the closet in the ’50s. By the time I retired, the English department was proud of having a gay poet of a certain minor fame. It was a very satisfactory change!    —   Thom Gunn
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Elbert Hubbard The teacher is the one who gets the most out of the

96.    He was the editor of our paper. He created the publishing house in Hebrew. He was – I wouldn’t say the ‘guru’ – but really he was our teacher and a most respected man. I wrote for the paper of the youth movement.    —   Shimon Peres
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97.    Literature is my life of course, but from an ontological point of view. From an existential point of view, I like being a teacher.    —   Antonio Tabucchi
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98.    The teacher who would be true to his mission and accomplish the most good, must give prominence to moral as well as intellectual instruction.    —   Sheldon Jackson
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99.    I first decided to become an actor at school. A teacher gave us a play to do and that had a major impact. At first, I wanted to work in the theatre, but there was something about the ambience of film, especially American films, that always attracted me.    —   Jean Reno
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100.    I went to school at this log school house. A white woman was my teacher, I do not remember her name. My father had to pay her one dollar a month for me. Us kids that went to school did not have desks, we used slates and set on the hued down logs for seats.    —   Joe Davis
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101.    Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher.    —   William Wordsworth
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102.    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
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103.    I watch too much cable, I admit. Day after day it gets frustrating. Yesterday I watched as someone called legislation to prevent teacher layoffs a bailout – but I know that’s not a view held by many, nor were the views I was frustrated about.    —   Robert Gibbs
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104.    I took an acting class. After the first day, the teacher quit, so they said take another. When I saw ‘How to be a Stand-up Comedian,’ it resonated. I realized I’d rather make 200 people laugh than make one person cry.    —   Wendy Liebman
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105.    I worked as a secretary, a waitress and a dance teacher – all in high school.    —   Jennie Garth
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106.    The true aim of everyone who aspires to be a teacher should be, not to impart his own opinions, but to kindle minds.    —   Frederick William Robertson
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107.    We should not run away from religious teachings. We should run to them.    —   James Carville
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108.    Jackson went from the professor’s chair to the officer’s saddle. He carried with him the very elements of character which made him odious as a teacher but I never saw him in an arbitrary mood.    —   Daniel H. Hill
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109.    Some of my high school teachers did remind me that I had an excellent imagination when it came to making up excuses.    —   David E. Kelley
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110.    I wanted to become a kindergarten teacher like my mother.    —   Ziyi Zhang
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111.    I stopped and gazed on the little dull man who was being paid to be a teacher of teachers. I turned and walked to the door, slammed it closed with a bang, and broken glass crashed to the floor. There was uproar behind me in the class, which did not interest me at all.    —   Burl Ives
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112.    When I am able to resist the temptation to judge others, I can see them as teachers of forgiveness in my life, reminding me that I can only have peace of mind when I forgive rather than judge.    —   Gerald Jampolsky
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113.    I was in three academic clubs, a huge book worm and the teacher’s pet. I was kind of an easy target for bullies.    —   Nicole Anderson
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114.    I think teaching should be an exalted profession, not a picked-on profession.    —   Charles Schumer
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115.    Every child should have a caring adult in their lives. And that’s not always a biological parent or family member. It may be a friend or neighbor. Often times it is a teacher.    —   Joe Manchin
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116.    Americanism demands loyalty to the teacher and respect for his lesson.    —   Bainbridge Colby
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117.    A child’s learning is a function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher.    —   James S. Coleman
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118.    The best CEOs I know are teachers, and at the core of what they teach is strategy.    —   Michael Porter
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119.    I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers.    —   Woody Allen
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120.    I think the British people are very, very attached to the idea that the health service is free at the point of use. But there is no reason why every doctor, nurse and teacher in this country has to be employed by the state.    —   George Osborne
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121.    Adele Adkins’ retro-soul debut, ’19’, was striking less for her songs than for that voice: a voluptuous, slightly parched alto that swooped and fluttered like a Dusty Springfield student trying to upstage her teacher, or at least update the rules.    —   Will Hermes
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122.    If you don’t have a teacher you can’t have a disciple.    —   Dallas Willard
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123.    It’s quite hard to have your mom as a teacher – it’s like, she’s not necessarily a ‘real teacher’ for me. But she’d always teach me to really hear the music, and develop my ear, and to try and hear the harmonics of the piano.    —   Birdy
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124.    I was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, the youngest of four girls, including my oldest sister, Lisa, who has special needs. My mom was a special education teacher, and my dad worked on the Army base. We weren’t wealthy, but we were determined to succeed.    —   Eva Longoria
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125.    Ask everyone whether they’re an actor or a doctor or a teacher or whatever is entitled to his or her opinion. But unfortunately, because actors are in the public eye, whether we want it or not, sometimes our opinions carry more weight or influence than they deserve.    —   Debra Messing
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126.    As a teacher at Princeton, I’m surrounded by people who work hard so I just make good use of my time. And I don’t really think of it as work – writing a novel, in one sense, is a problem-solving exercise.    —   Joyce Carol Oates
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127.    Everybody’s a teacher if you listen.    —   Doris Roberts
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128.    A few years back, when my style was ‘punk grandma,’ I picked up an amazing pair of sandals – orthopaedic ones, with really thick soles. I’ve given them away to a friend now, because these days my look is more ‘1980s substitute teacher gone wild.’    —   Beth Ditto
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129.    To the teacher weighed down with paperwork, I say: you’ve been messed around too often. You came into teaching to spend your time teaching children not filling in forms.    —   William Hague
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130.    You can’t tell a woman who is called by God to teach that she cannot teach the Word of God… So I think the distinction is that there’s a difference between the authority of a pastor and a Bible teacher.    —   Charles Stanley
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131.    My mom was a teacher – I have the greatest respect for the profession – we need great teachers – not poor or mediocre ones.    —   Condoleezza Rice
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132.    Teachers can change lives with just the right mix of chalk and challenges.    —   Joyce Meyer
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133.    The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-trust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciples.    —   Amos Bronson Alcott
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134.    One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.    —   Carl Jung
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135.    I don’t have a lot of skills, but one thing I can do is, I can compartmentalize. I can make that a little world that I can go back to, so I can be a waitress, or I can be a teacher, and then go and work on my book.    —   Dana Spiotta
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136.    If we can teach a teacher we can reach more people.    —   Richard Stengel
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137.    The contrasts between what is spent today to educate a child in the poorest New York City neighborhoods, where teacher salaries are often even lower than the city averages, and spending levels in the wealthiest suburban areas are daunting challenges to any hope New Yorkers might retain that even semblances of fairness still prevail.    —   Jonathan Kozol
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138.    Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.    —   Hector Berlioz
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139.    A father is a person who’s around, participating in a child’s life. He’s a teacher who helps to guide and shape and mold that young person, someone for that young person to talk to, to share with, their ups and their downs, their fears and their concerns.    —   Michael Nutter
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140.    I played saxophone, so I was into jazz. I learned from each audience and each teacher that I had. I can’t really tell you any rules or anything, but the way I develop my beliefs is really just by personally learning from different situations.    —   Chad Hugo
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141.    If you love dance and you have the gift of teaching, teaching is super amazing and important because my teachers planted that seed in me. As a teacher you understand the difference or the definition of a Baryshnikov or a Gregory Hines, so teaching is really important and very necessary.    —   Laurieann Gibson
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142.    Writing, I’m convinced, should be a subversive activity – frowned on by the authorities – and not one cooed over and praised beyond common sense by some teacher.    —   Dan Simmons
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143.    The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.    —   Aristotle
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144.    I was strongly encouraged by a science teacher who took an interest in me and presented me with a key to the laboratory to allow me to work whenever I wanted.    —   Frederick Reines
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145.    If you lock me in the room with a piano teacher for a year I might be able to knock out a rendition of ‘Roll Out The Barrel,’ but will I ever be a concert pianist? No.    —   Alan Sugar
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146.    My mum is a school teacher and my dad is an electrician.    —   Jai Courtney
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147.    I would suggest that teachers show their students concrete examples of the negative effects of the actions that gangsta rappers glorify.    —   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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148.    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
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149.    What a blind person needs is not a teacher but another self.    —   Helen Keller
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150.    TV is bigger than any story it reports. It’s the greatest teaching tool since the printing press.    —   Fred W. Friendly
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151.    I always wanted to be a teacher.    —   Nicky Hilton
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152.    To a teacher of languages there comes a time when the world is but a place of many words and man appears a mere talking animal not much more wonderful than a parrot.    —   Joseph Conrad
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153.    This is at the heart of all good education, where the teacher asks students to think and engages them in encouraging dialogues, constantly checking for understanding and growth.    —   William Glasser
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154.    And I found out, the other part of it is that I found out and in my desire to life successfully, that baseball fit very well into my life. It’s been a great teacher, trainer, mentor and you’ll see what I mean in the next few minutes that I have to speak.    —   Dave Winfield
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155.    I was raised in New York City and raised in the New York City theater world. My father was a theater director and an acting teacher, and it was not uncommon for me to have long discussions about the method and what the various different processes were to finding a character and exploring character and realizing that character.    —   Vin Diesel
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156.    I need a teacher quite as much as Helen. I know the education of this child will be the distinguishing event of my life, if I have the brains and perseverance to accomplish it.    —   Anne Sullivan Macy
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157.    When I went to college, my goal was to be a college history teacher. I majored in history.    —   George J. Mitchell
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158.    I spent most of my high school years on movie sets and I’d have like one teacher, which was really bad.    —   Devon Sawa
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159.    A professor is someone who talks in someone else’s sleep.    —   W. H. Auden
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160.    I was a writer. I just wasn’t a very good one. I was lucky enough to have a playwriting teacher who told me that I’d be a better actor than I would a playwright.    —   Liev Schreiber
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161.    My name is James Edward Franco. Ted is a nickname for Edward. That’s what my parents called me. I also got ‘Teddy Ruxpin’ a lot. It just got to a point where I got sick of it, so when a teacher called out ‘James Franco’ my junior year of high school, I didn’t correct her.    —   James Franco
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162.    No, I’m happy to go on living the life I’ve chosen. I’m a university teacher and I like my job.    —   Antonio Tabucchi
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163.    I had a great drama teacher in high school, and that’s when I started to learn about the history of theater.    —   Elizabeth Olsen
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164.    Money is such an amazing teacher: What you choose to do with your money shows whether you are truly powerful or powerless.    —   Suze Orman
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165.    As a student I learned from wonderful teachers and ever since then I’ve thought everyone is a teacher.    —   Bill Moyers
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166.    It was God who made me so beautiful. If I weren’t, then I’d be a teacher.    —   Linda Evangelista
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167.    Excellence is a better teacher than mediocrity. The lessons of the ordinary are everywhere. Truly profound and original insights are to be found only in studying the exemplary.    —   Warren G. Bennis
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168.    Please stop teaching my children that everyone gets a trophy just for participating. What is this, the Nobel Prize? Not everybody gets a trophy.    —   Glenn Beck
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169.    My teacher, my great cello teacher Leonard Rose, was such a great cellist, and nurturing man, very patient. But I grew up not only admiring him, but obviously Casals, Rostrotovich, Jacqueline du Pre, and many others, including many of my peers and contemporaries.    —   Yo-Yo Ma
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170.    If you improve a teacher’s self-esteem, confidence, communication skills or stress levels, you improve that teacher’s overall effectiveness across the curriculum.    —   Elaine MacDonald
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171.    Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.    —   Oscar Wilde
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172.    I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.    —   Khalil Gibran
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173.    My first acting job happened by accident when I was really young. I was in fifth grade and my teacher saw an ad in the paper and took me to the audition after school and I got the part.    —   Ajay Naidu
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174.    I’m glad I was a teacher.    —   John Wooden
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175.    My mother was a P.E. teacher, and she was kind of a fanatic about fitness and nutrition growing up, so it was ingrained in me at a young age. As I get older, I’m finding out it’s not about getting all buffed up and looking good. It’s more about staying healthy and flexible.    —   Josh Duhamel
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176.    It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.    —   Albert Einstein
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177.    I do think we know that a teacher who knows what he or she is doing, knows their subject matter, and knows how to impart knowledge to kids is a critical piece of closing the achievement gap.    —   Margaret Spellings
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178.    Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble.    —   Shahrukh Khan
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179.    I could undertake to be an efficient pupil if it were possible to find an efficient teacher.    —   Gertrude Stein
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180.    The first responsibility of the Muslim is as teacher. That is his job, to teach. His first school, his first classroom is within the household. His first student is himself. He masters himself and then he begins to convey the knowledge that he has acquired to the family. The people who are closest to him.    —   H. Rap Brown
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181.    Our government is the potent, the omnipresent teacher. For good or ill it teaches the whole people by its example.    —   Timothy McVeigh
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182.    Writing became an obsessive compulsive habit but I had almost no money so I thought about being an urban firefighter and having lots of free time in which to write or becoming an English teacher and thinking about books and writers on a daily basis. That swayed me.    —   David Guterson
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183.    I count myself well educated, for the admirable woman at the head of the school which I attended from the age of four and a half till I was thirteen and a half, was a born teacher in advance of her own times.    —   Catherine Helen Spence
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184.    If it wasn’t for my drama teacher, I wouldn’t be here right now.    —   Kel Mitchell
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185.    What we now call school training, the pursuit of fixed studies at stated hours under the constant guidance of a teacher, I could scarcely be said to have enjoyed.    —   Simon Newcomb
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186.    My father was a teacher, and there were teachers all around, his friends, they were working for the Government and their behaviour was within strictly limited areas.    —   C. L. R. James
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187.    I claim Dickens as a mentor. He’s my teacher. He’s one of my driving forces.    —   Anne Rice
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188.    Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.    —   Vernon Law
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189.    My mother, a teacher, encouraged me to use my creativity as an actual way to make a living, and my father, a Mississippi physician, did two things. First, he taught me that all human beings should be treated equally because no one is better than anyone else, and he never pressured me to become a doctor.    —   Greg Iles
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190.    I think eventually I want to become a teacher, like my father wanted to be, and hopefully positively influence the next generation.    —   Ann Curry
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191.    Without any doubt at all, teacher quality is the fundamental differentiator. Not just, incidentally, of education, but I would argue, probably the biggest single differentiator of success for the nations of the 21st Century.    —   David Puttnam
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192.    I remember telling my creative writing teacher that you never want to have a journal, because if you lose it, then someone’s going to know all your secrets. And then she stopped using a journal, but I always write everything down… Anytime I travel, I try and fill up notepads.    —   Garrett Hedlund
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193.    Everyone will tell you how rigid I am, but a teacher has to be flexible. You can’t cut the student to your cloth you have to cut yourself to theirs.    —   Jeanine Basinger
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194.    I didn’t have a teacher like Sister Mary Ignatius.    —   Christopher Durang
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195.    My painting teacher in high school used to say, ‘I can’t paint like I want to, but through practice I’ll get better.’ But I don’t think that’s true. I think sometimes you just can’t paint.    —   Ellie Kemper
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196.    If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself.    —   Confucius
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197.    I was attending the University of Alberta. I was going to be a high school teacher, like my parents. I failed – no, I didn’t fail a class, I just barely passed. I really didn’t try. It was Canadian history, through the plays of the time. My God, those were boring plays.    —   Nathan Fillion
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198.    In the ideal classroom, the teacher is either spending all of their time doing deep interventions with students on a one-on-one basis or facilitating true interactivity – labs, simulations, projects.    —   Salman Khan
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199.    We can not wait until we have enough trained people willing to work at a teacher’s salary and under conditions imposed upon teachers in order to improve what happens in the classroom.    —   Major Owens
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200.    One good teacher in a lifetime may sometimes change a delinquent into a solid citizen.    —   Philip Wylie
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