"Education is not a preparation for life; education is life itself."
"Every time you stop a school, you will have to build a jail."
"Teachers, I believe, are the most responsible and important members of
society because their professional efforts affect the fate of the earth."
"From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life."
"Everything they become, I also become. And everything about me, they helped
--EsmÃ© Raji Codell
Every morning, writes Randy Howe, hundreds of thousands of teachers get up to face the most demanding audience anyone could ever hope to know--a roomful of students. He learns from those who have stood up before him, great thinkers like Confucius, Henry David Thoreau, Kahlil Gibran, Marie Curie, Thomas Jefferson, bell hooks, James Joyce, Kierkegaard, Maya Angelou, Albert Einstein, B.F. Skinner, Thomas A. Kempis, Charles Dickens, Judith Viorst, and George Bernard Shaw. THE QUOTABLE TEACHER is the perfect gift to inspire new teachers, and to thank favorite ones.show more