Teacher Quotes

I should prefer to have a politician who regularly went to a massage parlour than one who promised a laptop computer for every teacher. A. N. Wilson

0 likes view quote Teacher, Politics, Massage

Any good teacher knows how important it is to connect with students and understand our culture. Adora Svitak

0 likes view quote Teacher, Good, Culture

Ineffective substitute teaching is a problem that means thousands of hours of lost learning for America's students. It cannot be dismissed with a sigh and 'Just wait for the teacher to come back on Monday.' Adora Svitak

0 likes view quote Teacher, Learning, Problem

When I was either 7 or 8 years old, I did a sketch every day of my teacher and what she wore. At the end of the year, I gave her the sketchbook. For me, the sketching of dresses was about fantasy and dreams. Alber Elbaz

0 likes view quote Teacher, Dreams, Day

My fascination with women's clothes began very early. My mother was a very fashionable woman. She also made her own clothes. She had these fashion magazines, and I would draw the women in them. My middle school art teacher suggested that I have a fashion drawing show. Alexander Chee

0 likes view quote Art, Teacher, Women

Liz Benedict, a teacher of mine at Iowa, is the person who introduced me to James Salter's work. Alexander Chee

0 likes view quote Work, Teacher, Me

We have a host of English teachers in the family. My mum is an English teacher, and so are my dad, my aunt and my uncle. I have grown up with family writing competitions, and I can't remember a birthday or Christmas present that didn't include books. Alexandra Adornetto

0 likes view quote Birthday, Family, Teacher

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

0 likes view quote Teacher, Eyes, Influence

A true teacher defends his students against his own personal influences. Amos Bronson Alcott

0 likes view quote Teacher, True, Students

I want to work with kids. I would love to be a teacher. Amy Lee

0 likes view quote Love, Work, Teacher

I gleaned different style ideas over the years. In Southern California, there is a big rockabilly sub-culture. So when I would go to car shows, I would see women dressed like this. I had a teacher in high school that always had her Bette Paige bangs. Andra Day

0 likes view quote Teacher, Women, Car

I got an old school coach who's more of a teacher than a coach. Andre Ward

0 likes view quote Teacher, School, Coach

I'd never been a teacher before, and here I was starting my first day with these eager students. There was a shortage of teachers, and they had been without a math teacher for six months. They were so excited to learn math. Andrew Shue

0 likes view quote Teacher, Day, Learn

I was on Oprah's show recently talking about the people who impacted me the most. One was a teacher and one was my soccer coach. I didn't even go into my family, who had the most influence. Andrew Shue

0 likes view quote Family, Teacher, Influence

Most of my teachers wanted to send me to the principal's office. But my fourth-grade teacher once put her arms around me and said, 'You sure write well.' And I've had good penmanship until this day. She was the only one who ever said anything nice to me. That's the kind of motivation that students need. Andrew Young

0 likes view quote Teacher, Day, Good

I was a mimic when I was a child. I mimicked the teacher and made friends that way, actually. That was a very subversive activity, because I was a goody-goody who never got in trouble. But if I went off in the corner and mimicked the teacher, people loved it. Anna Deavere Smith

0 likes view quote Teacher, Friends, Child

One day, I just wandered into a dance class full of girls, and that was it. I thought, 'Hang on! I'll have a bit of this.' I went back a week later and got dragged up by the teacher. It wasn't a massive calling. Anton du Beke

0 likes view quote Teacher, Day, Dance

My old dance teacher, Jimmy Wilde, a former European ballroom dancing champion, was so sophisticated. Anton du Beke

0 likes view quote Teacher, Dance, Champion

Creative activity could be described as a type of learning process where teacher and pupil are located in the same individual. Arthur Koestler

0 likes view quote Teacher, Learning, Creative

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

0 likes view quote Positive, Teacher, School

Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honour for me. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

0 likes view quote Teacher, Future, Character

If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

0 likes view quote Family, Teacher, Beautiful

A teacher should have a creative mind. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

0 likes view quote Teacher, Mind, Creative

Doo-wop is the true music to me, man. Doo-wop was what nurtured me and grew me into who I am, and I guess even when I was in school, the teacher probably thought I had ADD or something every day, because I'd be beating on the desks, singing like the Flamingos or the Spaniels or Clyde McPhatter or somebody. Aaron Neville

0 likes view quote Music, Teacher, Day

There are moments as a teacher when I'm conscious that I'm trotting out the same exact phrase my professor used with me years ago. It's an eerie feeling, as if my old mentor is not just in the room, but in my shoes, using me as his mouthpiece. Abraham Verghese

0 likes view quote Teacher, Shoes, Moments

For a little while, my mom was a school teacher. And I went to the school that she taught. Aisha Tyler

0 likes view quote Teacher, Mom, School

My daughter became a teacher right out of college. Al Franken

0 likes view quote Teacher, Daughter, College

My dad always told me to stand up to bullies, and Bill O'Reilly is kind of a bully, and he's the kind of kid who hits other kids on the playground. And when you hit him, he runs to the teacher and says, 'Teacher, sue him.' Al Franken

0 likes view quote Teacher, Dad, Stand Up

When I was about ten years old, I gave my teacher an April Fool's sandwich, which had a dead goldfish in it. Alan Alda

0 likes view quote April, Teacher, Fool

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

0 likes view quote Teacher, Me, You
1105 Teacher Quotes

Quotes For Your Website

Free API to display daily quotes on your website.

View Free Api