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What students lack in school is an intellectual relationship or conversation with the teacher. (Quote by - William Glasser)

The world's great men have not commonly been great scholars, nor its great scholars great men. (Quote by - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.)

Students of cunning have consumed their hearts and learned only tricks; they've thrown away real riches: patience, self-sacrifice, generosity. Rich thought opens the way. (Quote by - Mevlana Rumi)

You see, I have in my teaching - I always say I've done it for a hundred years and have had thousands of students - I have always spoken against just falling onto your knees for so-called accidents, I mean a result you are not responsible for. (Quote by - Josef Albers)

Universities exist to transmit knowledge and understanding of ideas and values to students not to provide entertainment for spectators or employment for athletes. (Quote by - Milton Friedman)

In a Glasser Quality School there is no such thing as a closed book test. Students are told to get out their notes and open their books. There is no such thing as being forbidden to ask the teacher or another student for help. (Quote by - William Glasser)

As I've said, basketball has been, I think, a real cooperative venture. There have been a lot of people that have been involved in it: coaches, administrators - not recently - fans and nobody, nobody any more so than students over the years. (Quote by - Bobby Knight)

A true teacher defends his students against his own personal influences. (Quote by - Amos Bronson Alcott)

The faster you go, the more students you leave behind. It doesn't matter how much or how fast you teach. The true measure is how much students have learned. (Quote by - William Glasser)

Theories and goals of education don't matter a whit if you don't consider your students to be human beings (Quote by - Lou Ann Walker)

Experience is the best of schoolmasters, only the school-fees are heavy. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

And with unwearied fingers drawing out The lines of life, from living knowledge hid. (Quote by - Edmund Spenser)

One mark of a great educator is the ability to lead students out to new places where even the educator has never been (Quote by - Thomas Groome)

Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new. (Quote by - Og Mandino)

Strange to the world, he wore a bashful look, The fields his study, nature was his book. (Quote by - Robert Bloomfield)

Students achieving Oneness will move on to Twoness. (Quote by - Woody Allen)

Students now arrive at the university ignorant and cynical about our political heritage, lacking the wherewithal to be either inspired by it or seriously critical of it (Quote by - Allan Bloom)

Told that the passing grade is a B or competence and that we will help you to get there, students do competent work. The lowest passing grade in the real world is competence. Why do schools accept so much less? (Quote by - William Glasser)

Don't try to fix the students, fix ourselves first. The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior. When our students fail, we, as teachers, too, have failed. (Quote by - Marva Collins)

Students must have initiative; they should not be mere imitators. They must learn to think and act for themselves--and be free. (Quote by - Cesar Chavez)

We can teach a lot of things, but if the teacher can't relate by talking to a group of friendly students, he'll never be a competent teacher. (Quote by - William Glasser)

A student never forgets an encouraging private word, when it is given with sincere respect and admiration. (Quote by - William Lyon Phelps)

Ah, pensive scholar, what is fame? A fitful tongue of leaping flame; A giddy whirlwind's fickle gust, That lifts a pinch of mortal dust; A few swift years, and who can show Which dust was Bill, and which was Joe? (Quote by - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.)

To those of you who received honours, awards and distinctions, I say well done. And to the C students, I say you, too, can be president of the United States. (Quote by - George W. Bush)

I can find in my undergraduate classes, bright students who do not know that the stars rise and set at night, or even that the Sun is a star. (Quote by - Carl Sagan)


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