Suffering is but another name for the teaching of experience, which is the parent of instruction and the schoolmaster of life.
— Horace

I pay the schoolmaster, but it is the school boys who educate my son.
Ralph Waldo Emerson schoolmaster quote

A schoolmaster should have an atmosphere of awe, and walk wonderingly, as if he was amazed at being himself.
— Walter Bagehot

Society is like a schoolmaster who estimates boys according to their conformity to a standard that is easiest for running a school.
— Henry Sedgwick

The schoolmaster is abroad! And I trust to him armed with his primer against the soldier in full military array.
— Jeremy Bentham