Selamat Hari Guru 2011 – Quotes for Teachers

by BerryBerryTeacher

in Berry Wise (Teachers)

This will be a short post from Berry Berry Easy’s Berry Berry Jenius to wish all teachers in Malaysia, “Selamat Hari Guru 2011″. As such, we’ll be sharing some famous quotes on education in conjunction with this year’s teachers day.

Selamat Hari Guru 2011 – Some Quotable Quotes in Education

From the ancient times:
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well. – Alexander the Great

to how the nature of a teacher’s job
If a doctor, lawyer, or dentist had 40 people in his office at one time, all of whom had different needs, and some of whom didn’t want to be there and were causing trouble, and the doctor, lawyer, or dentist, without assistance, had to treat them all with professional excellence for nine months, then he might have some conception of the classroom teacher’s job. - Donald D. Quinn

to the words of a wordsmith who has no equal
I can no other answer make, but, thanks, and thanks. – William Shakespeare

to the sad state it is now regarded
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.  - Jacques Barzun

to the seldom practised art by teachers
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre. – Gail Godwin

to something all teacher’s strive for but occasionally falls short
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. – William A. Ward

to another hard to master concept for teachers
A good teacher is a master of simplification and an enemy of simplism. – Louis A. Berman

to something students should do to teachers and even more importantly teachers should return to student
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks. – James Allen

to the long-term seed planting job of a teacher
In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day’s work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years. – Jacques Barzun

to the importance of maintaining teaching as a profession of choice for future generations
Good teachers are costly, but bad teachers cost more. – Bob Talbert

to how books and even Berry Berry Easy should not replace teachers
The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book. – Anonymous

to the need for teachers to ever improve (which hopefully is emulated by students)
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn. – John Cotton Dana

to how teachers occasionally seemed to know some answers, and it is not because teachers are smart or anything
To teach is to learn twice. – Joseph Joubert

but most importantly
The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery. – Mark Van Doren

and finally a dedication to all teachers
A good teacher is like a candle – it consumes itself to light the way for others. – Anonymous

Selamat Hari Guru 2011

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