We all draw inspiration from women whose names make the headlines and whose stories are in the history books, but often our greatest inspiration comes from our mothers, grandmothers, aunts, teachers, and friends.
Teaching is an instinctual art, mindful of potential, craving of realizations, a pausing, seamless process.
A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching.
Teachers believe they have a gift for giving; it drives them with the same irrepressible drive that drives others to create a work of art or a market or a building.
I am sure it is one's duty as a teacher to try to show boys that no opinions, no tastes, no emotions are worth much unless they are one's own. I suffered acutely as a boy from the lack of being shown this.
An Englishman teaching an American about food is like the blind leading the one-eyed.
I should prefer to have a politician who regularly went to a massage parlour than one who promised a laptop computer for every teacher.
Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honour for me.
If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher.
The purpose of education is to make good human beings with skill and expertise... Enlightened human beings can be created by teachers.