Quotes on Teachers and Teaching

Quotes on Teachers and Teaching

A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience’s attention. Then he can teach his lesson. John Hendrik Clarke


We expect teachers to handle teenage pregnancy, substance abuse, and the failings of the family. Then we expect them to educate our children. John Sculley


Professors simply can’t discuss a thing. Habit compels them to deliver a lecture. Hal Boyle


Teaching is not a lost art, but regard for it is a lost tradition. Jacques Barzun


The gift of teaching is a peculiar talent, and implies a need and a craving in the teacher himself. John Jay Chapman


A professor must have a theory as a dog must have fleas. H. L. Mencken


The city is the teacher of the man. Simonides, fifth century, B.C.


What nobler employment, or more valuable to the state, than that of the man who instructs the rising generation? Cicero


The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without a teacher. Elbert Hubbard


A poor surgeon hurts one person at a time. A poor teacher hurts a whole classroom. Ernest Bayer


A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops. Henry Brooks Adams

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