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A professor is one who talks in someone else's sleep.
~ W. H. Auden | ( Anglo American poet. ) | 1907-1973 | Teachers
quotes Division : American poets   
     
A schoolmaster should have an atmosphere of awe, and walk wonderingly, as if he was amazed at being himself.
~ Walter Bagehot | (British economist ) | 1826-1877 | Teachers
quotes Division : Economists and Business   
     
A schoolmaster should have an atmosphere of awe, and walk wonderingly, as if he was amazed at being himself.
~ Walter Bagehot | (British economist ) | 1826-1877 | Teachers
quotes Division : Economists and Business   
     
A schoolteacher or professor cannot educate individuals, he educates only species.
~ Georg C. Lichtenberg | ( German scientist ) | 1742-1799 | Teachers
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
~ Henry Brooks Adams | (American journalist ) | 1838-1918 | Teachers
quotes Division : Journalists   
     
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
~ Henry Brooks Adams | (American journalist ) | 1838-1918 | Teachers
quotes Division : Journalists   
     
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on a cold iron.
~ Horace Mann | ( U.S. educator. ) | 1796-1859 | Teachers
quotes Division : Educators   
     
A teacher who is not dogmatic is simply a teacher who is not teaching.
~ Gilbert Keith Chesterton | ( British journalist, novelist and poet. ) | 1874-1936 | Teachers
quotes Division : Journalists   
     
Children should be led into the right paths, not by severity, but by persuasion.
~ Terence | (Playwright of the Roman Republic. ) | 195/185 BC-159 BC | Teachers
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.
~ Plato | (Greek philosopher. ) | 427 - 347 BC | Teachers
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Teachers
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.
~ George Bernard Shaw | ( Irish writer. ) | 1856-1950 | Teachers
quotes Division : Irish writers   
     
I am not a teacher, but an awakener.
~ Robert Frost | ( American Poet. ) | 1875-1963 | Teachers
quotes Division : American poets   
     
I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.
~ Socrates | ( Greek philosopher of Athens ) | 469 - 399 BC | Teachers
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
~ Confucius | ( Chinese philosopher. ) | 551 - 479 BC | Teachers
quotes Division : Chinese philosophers   
     
In the education of children there is nothing like alluring the interest and affection, otherwise you only make so many asses laden with books.
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne | ( French philosopher and essayist. ) | 1533-1592 | Teachers
quotes Division : French Philosophers   
     
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
~ John Locke | ( English philosopher. ) | 1632-1704 | Teachers
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
~ Albert Einstein | ( German-Swiss-U.S. scientist. ) | 1879-1955 | Teachers
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     
Knowledge exists to be imparted.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Teachers
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Lessons of wisdom have the most power over us when they capture the heart through the groundwork of a story, which engages the passions.
~ Laurence Sterne | (British writer. ) | 1713-1768 | Teachers
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Most subjects at universities are taught for no other purpose than that they may be re-taught when the students become teachers.
~ Georg C. Lichtenberg | ( German scientist ) | 1742-1799 | Teachers
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     

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