Quotations About / On: TEACHER

  • 11.
    Bad teacher will bring to life bad student, bad student will destroy better nation
    (Teaching)
    More quotations from: Gbolagade Taiwo
  • 12.
    Experience is not the greatest teacher, the voice of Rhema is.
    (Life)
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  • 13.
    'Every man is a debtor of two creditors; our parents and teachers'.
    (truth)
    More quotations from: AMADU KAMARA
  • 14.
    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.)
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  • 15.
    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.)
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  • 16.
    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).)
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  • 17.
    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).)
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  • 18.
    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.")
    More quotations from: Diogenes of Sinope, teacher
  • 19.
    We teachers can only help the work going on, as servants wait upon a master.
    (Maria Montessori (1870-1952), Italian educationist. The Absorbent Mind, ch. 1 (1949).)
    More quotations from: Maria Montessori, work
  • 20.
    True undoubting is the teacher's part, continual undoubting the part of the pupil.
    (Franz Kafka (1883-1924), Prague German Jewish author, novelist. The Third Notebook, January 2, 1918. The Blue Octavo Notebooks, ed. Max Brod, trans. by Ernst Kaiser and Eithne Wilkins. Exact Change, Cambridge, MA (1991). Dearest Father: Stories and Other Writings, trans. by Ernst Kaiser and Eithne Wilkins, New York, Schocken Books (1954).)
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