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Quotes of the Day for 31 August 2000 – Teachers

Back to School Week continues at Quotes of the Day. Yesterday's quotes focused on the students, now it's time to take a look at the other side of the coin: the Teachers.

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The quotes:

Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
     - Jaques Barzun

One friend, one teacher, one beloved, one club, one dining table, are the means by which one's nation and the spirit of one's nation affect the individual.
     - Jean Paul Richter

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
     - William A. Ward

Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater.
     - Gail Kathleen Godwin


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