I always supported the women I worked with having time off to go to parent-teacher conferences and doctors' appointments or bringing their infants into the office.
The most important role models should and could be parents and teachers. But that said once you're a teenager you've probably gotten as much of an example from your parents as you're going to.
Our government is the potent the omnipresent teacher. For good or ill it teaches the whole people by its example.
If you don't have a teacher you can't have a disciple.
If we can teach a teacher we can reach more people.
Everyone will tell you how rigid I am but a teacher has to be flexible. You can't cut the student to your cloth you have to cut yourself to theirs.
I went to school at this log school house. A white woman was my teacher I do not remember her name. My father had to pay her one dollar a month for me. Us kids that went to school did not have desks we used slates and set on the hued down logs for seats.
A wisely chosen illustration is almost essential to fasten the truth upon the ordinary mind and no teacher can afford to neglect this part of his preparation.
The role of the teacher remains the highest calling of a free people. To the teacher America entrusts her most precious resource her children and asks that they be prepared... to face the rigors of individual participation in a democratic society.
My mother a teacher encouraged me to use my creativity as an actual way to make a living and my father a Mississippi physician did two things. First he taught me that all human beings should be treated equally because no one is better than anyone else and he never pressured me to become a doctor.
My mum is a school teacher and my dad is an electrician.
At the age of 15 a teacher had asked me what I wanted to do for a career and without knowing why or even how I replied that I wanted to be a poet.
Adele Adkins' retro-soul debut '19' was striking less for her songs than for that voice: a voluptuous slightly parched alto that swooped and fluttered like a Dusty Springfield student trying to upstage her teacher or at least update the rules.
The teacher who would be true to his mission and accomplish the most good must give prominence to moral as well as intellectual instruction.
When I was a child I used to read books by Gerald Durrell who founded Jersey Zoo. He had a job collecting animals for zoos and for a long time that is what I wanted to do. Later when I was a teenager I had a fantastic English teacher called Mrs. Stafford. Her enthusiasm made me decide to be a writer.
I stopped and gazed on the little dull man who was being paid to be a teacher of teachers. I turned and walked to the door slammed it closed with a bang and broken glass crashed to the floor. There was uproar behind me in the class which did not interest me at all.
I am a teacher and I am proud of it. At Cornell University I have taught primarily undergraduates and indeed almost every year since 1966 have taught first-year general chemistry.
I have good relationships with Hillary Clinton Joseph Biden and especially Richard Holbrooke - he is my teacher. I learned a lot of great things from him.
Far from wishing to awaken the artist in the pupil prematurely the teacher considers it his first task to make him a skilled artisan with sovereign control of his craft.
We're understanding what Obama is. He is the great teacher. He is this guy that stands above everybody. There's some condescension in it but he stands above everybody and says 'Now listen. You people have to stop blaming each other unreasonably. You have to get along here and I am going to show you the way.' It is a pretty brave role in many ways.
The teacher that I was for decades and that I still am in a certain way wondered what was meant by the word education. I was truly dumbfounded at the very thought of dealing with such an essential and extensive subject.
I took Spanish in high school and I didn't do too well in it. My Spanish teacher told me not to go on with Spanish anymore so I was discouraged a little bit.
I watch too much cable I admit. Day after day it gets frustrating. Yesterday I watched as someone called legislation to prevent teacher layoffs a bailout - but I know that's not a view held by many nor were the views I was frustrated about.
I do home schooling. I went to regular school until fifth grade and then I started doing home schooling which it's completely different. I have a teacher on set with me and I just work with her one-on-one.