Teaching was a sudden immersion in the hot water of sociability! I was so afraid, it took me two weeks to be able to stand up behind my desk. I loved teaching, but got too involved in the students’ lives.
Teachers - Teaching Quotes
I was always good at math, and I was going to be an engineer, because you had to have a real job. Where I come from, there are no artists; artists were teaching at the high school down the street.
People always remember the teacher as opposed to the best student in class. You could be the best student in class, but people are always going to remember the teacher, because the teacher taught the best student in class.
Teachers should not have to practice barricading a classroom. Teachers should not have to know how to treat a gunshot wound. And teachers should not be told that “Lives would have been saved if you only had a gun.”
The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciple.
A cat is more intelligent than people believe, and can be taught any crime.