A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
Everywhere the sea is a teacher of truth. I am not sure that the best thing I find in sailing is not this salt of reality.
A poor surgeon hurts one person at a time. A poor teacher hurts 30.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Sportsmanship, next to the Church, is the greatest teacher of morals.
What matters is not what any individual thinks, but what is true. A teacher who does not equip his pupils with the rudimentary tools to discover this is substituting indoctrination for teaching.
As every teacher, like every drill-sergeant or animal trainer, knows in his practice, teaching and training have virtually not yet begun, so long as the pupil istoo young, too stupid, too scared or too sulky to respondand to respond is not just to yield.Where there is a modicum of alacrity, interest or anyhow docility in the pupil, where he tries, however faintheartedly, to get things right rather than awkward, where, even, he registers even a slight contempt for the poor performances of others, of chagrin at his own, pleasure at his own successes and envy of those of others, then he is, in however slight a degree, co-operating and so self-moving.
My greatest teacher was not a vocal coach, not the work of other singers, but the wayTommy Dorsey breathed and phrased on the trombone.
Math was my worst subject because I could never persuade the teacher that my answers were meant ironically.
Nobody loves a bad teacher.
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