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One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.

— Carl Jung

Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.

— Bill Gates

I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.

— Khalil Gibran

The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.

— C. S. Lewis

There is no employing class, no working class, no farming class. You may pigeonhole a man or woman as a farmer or a worker or a professional man or an employer or even a banker. But the son of the farmer will be a doctor or a worker or even a banker, and his daughter a teacher. The son of a worker will be an employer – or maybe president.

— Herbert Hoover

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

— Henry Adams

You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.

— Swami Vivekananda

It’s the teacher that makes the difference, not the classroom.

— Michael Morpurgo

I was lucky that I met the right mentors and teachers at the right moment.

— James Levine

I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.

— Alexander the Great

I was born 50 years after slavery, in 1913. I was allowed to read. My mother, who was a teacher, taught me when I was a very young child. The first school I attended was a small building that went from first to sixth grade. There was one teacher for all of the students. There could be anywhere from 50 to 60 students of all different ages.

— Rosa Parks

A good teacher must know the rules; a good pupil, the exceptions.

— Martin H. Fischer

None of us got where we are solely by pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps. We got here because somebody – a parent, a teacher, an Ivy League crony or a few nuns – bent down and helped us pick up our boots.

— Thurgood Marshall

Those who know how to think need no teachers.

— Mahatma Gandhi

Most of us end up with no more than five or six people who remember us. Teachers have thousands of people who remember them for the rest of their lives.

— Andy Rooney

I love the idea that it doesn’t take one person only to achieve your potential. It takes a village, it takes a community, a street, a teacher, a mother.

— Mira Nair

Ask any successful person, and most will tell you that they had a person who believed in them… a teacher, a friend, a parent, a guardian, a sister, a grandmother. It only takes one person, and it doesn’t really matter who it is.

— Sean Covey

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.

— Khalil Gibran

So what does a good teacher do? Create tension – but just the right amount.

— Donald Norman

A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.

— Horace Mann
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