Quotations About / On:
Culture is an instrument wielded by teachers to manufacture teachers, who, in their turn, will manufacture still more teachers.
(Simone Weil (1909-1943), French philosopher, mystic. The Need For Roots, pt. 2, "Uprootedness in the Towns," (1949).)
His role was as the gentle teacher, the logical, compassionate, caring and articulate teacher, who inspired you so that you wanted to please him more than life itself.
(Carol Lawrence, U.S. singer, star of West Side Story. Conversations About Bernstein, p. 172, ed. William Westbrook Burton, Oxford University Press (1995).)
Bad teacher will bring to life bad student, bad student will destroy better nation
Experience is not the greatest teacher, the voice of Rhema is.
'Every man is a debtor of two creditors; our parents and teachers'.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
(Albert Einstein (1879-1955), German-born U.S. physicist. Motto for the astronomy building of Junior College, Pasadena, California.)
Interpretation is the evidence of growth and knowledge, the latter through sorrow that great teacher.
(Eleonora Duse (1858-1924), Italian actor. As quoted in Actors on Acting, rev. ed., part 11, by Toby Cole and Helen Krich (1970).
The great stage actor had an omnipresent aura of sadness and was reticent and retiring.)
We love the precepts for the teacher's sake.
(George Farquhar (1678-1707), Irish dramatist. repr. In Complete Works, ed. Charles Stonehill (1930). Sir Harry Wildair, in The Constant Couple, act 5, sc. 3 (1699).)
What the teachers digest, the pupils eat.
(Karl Kraus (1874-1936), Austrian writer. Trans. by Harry Zohn, originally published in Beim Wort genommen (1955). Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths, University of Chicago Press (1990).)
Why not whip the teacher when the pupil misbehaves?
(Diogenes of Sinope (c. 410-320 B.C.), Greek philosopher, moralist. Herakleitos and Diogenes, pt. 2, fragment 99, trans. by Guy Davenport (1976).
Also known as "the Cynic.")