A quotation reading compiled by Franklin C. Baer and dedicated to
professor emeritus C. Franklin Bishop, Goshen College, Indiana
God gave Frank Bishop the great gift of teaching and he used it wondrously.
1) A teacher is the candle that lights others in consuming itself. --Giovanni Ruffini
The teacher gives not of his wisdom, but rather of his faith and lovingness. --Kahlil Gibran
2) A teacher. . . awakens your own expectations. --Patricia Neal 
The best teacher . . . inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself. --Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
3) Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself. --Chinese Proverb
A teacher can only lead you to the threshold of your own mind. --Kahlil Gibran
4) A good teacher is one who helps you become who you feel yourself to be. --Julius Lester
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. --Albert Einstein
5) The good teacher. . . discovers the natural gifts of his pupils. . . --Stephen Neill
Teachers can change lives with just the right mix of chalk and challenges. --Joyce A. Myers
6) The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior. --Marva Collins
The teacher. . . makes two ideas grow where only one grew before. --Elbert Hubbard
7) A good teacher feels his way, looking for response. --Paul Goodman
A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary. --Thomas Carruthers
8) A good teacher is also one who says something that you won't understand until ten years later. --Julius Lester
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops. --Henry Brooks Adams
9) A gifted teacher is as rare as a gifted doctor, and makes far less money. --Unknown
A teacher is paid to teach, not to sacrifice rats and hamsters. --Edward A. Gall
10) A good teacher, like a good entertainer, first must hold his audience's attention. --John Henrik Clarke
A wise teacher makes learning a joy. --Proverb

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