By Terry Orr
"Teachers, I believe, are the most responsible and important members of
society because their professional efforts affect the fate of the earth."
~ Helen Caldicott, author and peace activist
"Teachers teach because they care. Teaching young people is what they do best.
It requires long hours, patience, and care."
~ Horace Mann
"The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires."
~ William Arthur Ward
"There is an old saying that the course of civilization is a race between catastrophe and education. In a democracy such as ours, we must make sure that education wins the race."
~ John F. Kennedy
"Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher."
~ Japanese proverb
"The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards."
~ Anatole France
"One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child."
~ Carl Jung
"In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers
and the rest of us would have to settle for something less."
~ Lee Iacocca
"Above all things I hope the education of the common people will be attended to; convinced that on their good sense we may rely with most security for the preservation of a due degree of liberty."
~ Thomas Jefferson
From all of us at KISBYTO, our families and friends –
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