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I don't know if I've learned so much from people as from events. Events are the best teacher
for us. You try to learn from people, there is always some bend to it.
Yoko Ono

Experience is a brutal teacher, but you learn. My God, do you learn.
C. S. Lewis

Get off your butt! You have to get smart, you have to look for teachers. I mean, that's
pretty obvious -you want to be a mechanic, you go hang out with mechanics. You want to
be a school teacher, hang out with school teachers. It's really simple. And it takes discipline,
determination, drive, correction. You can't quit.
Robert Kiyosaki

We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the
teachers - but never blame yourself. It's never your fault. But it's always your fault, because
if you wanted to change you're the one who has got to change.
Katharine Hepburn

Once one is a teacher, one becomes a parent for life.
Chinese proverb

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

Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my
class for five years.
George Burns

If you can cultivate the right attitude, your enemies are your best spiritual teachers because
their presence provides you with the opportunity to enhance and develop tolerance,
patience and understanding.
Dalai Lama

School teachers, taking them by and large, are probably the most ignorant and stupid class
of men in the whole group of menial workers.
H. L. Mencken

Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
Zig Ziglar

There are two kinds of teachers: The kind that fill you with so much quail shot that you can't
move, and the kind that just gives you a little prod behind and you jump to the skies.
Robert Frost

Success is a poor teacher.
Robert Kiyosaki

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.
Kahlil Gibran

Our youth now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show
disrespect for their elders and love chatter in place of exercise; they no longer rise when elders
enter the room; they contradict their parents, chatter before company; gobble up their food
and tyrannize their teachers.
Socrates

The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.
Mark Van Doren

Good teachers are costly, but bad teachers cost more.
Bob Talbert

A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.
Thomas Carruthers

Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and
wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.
Charles William Eliot

Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theatre.
Gail Goldwin

What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches.
Karl Menninger

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

When you study great teachers you will learn much more from their caring and hard work
than from their style.
William Glasser

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

A teacher is a compass that activates the magnets of curiosity, knowledge, and wisdom in
the pupils.
Ever Garrison

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