What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches.— Karl A. Menninger
Undeniable Teacher Retirement quotations
The doctrine of the Kingdom of Heaven, which was the main teaching of Jesus, is certainly one of the most revolutionary doctrines that ever stirred and changed human thought.
There are three things to remember when teaching: know your stuff;
know whom you are stuffing; and then stuff them elegantly.
Retirement is not in my vocabulary. They aren't going to get rid of me that way.
Warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
Retirement means no pressure, no stress, no heartache... unless you play golf.
The children are now working as if I did not exist.
I mean to retire, where nobody will have heard about my special skills.
And conversation is mainly about the weather.
The splendid thing about education is that everyone wants it.
Like influenza, you can give it away without losing any of it yourself.
A man can't retire his experience.
Retirement: It's nice to get out of the rat race, but you have to learn to get along with less cheese.
We need to tap the resource of current and retiring science and math professionals that have both content mastery and the practical experience to serve as effective teachers.
Old teachers never die, they just grade away.
You are rewarding a teacher poorly if you remain always a pupil.
Gainfully unemployed, very proud of it, too.
Retirement: That's when you return from work one day and say, "Hi, Honey, I'm home - forever."
I enjoy waking up and not having to go to work. So I do it three or four times a day.
Don't act your age in retirement. Act like the inner young person you have always been.
The best teacher lodges an intent not in the mind but in the heart.
In retirement, only money and symptoms are consequential.
There's one thing I always wanted to do before I quit... Retire!
In my retirement I go for a short swim at least once or twice every day.
It's either that or buy a new golf ball.
Retirement is wonderful. It's doing nothing without worrying about getting caught at it.
At retirement, switching from "I must" to "I want" leaves me puzzled and uneasy.
A retired husband is often a wife's full-time job.
A retired teacher paid $62,000 towards her pension and nothing, yes nothing, for full family medical, dental and vision coverage over her entire career. What will we pay her? $1.4 million in pension benefits and another $215,000 in health care benefit premiums over her lifetime.
It was difficult being a teacher and out of the closet in the '50s.
By the time I retired, the English department was proud of having a gay poet of a certain minor fame. It was a very satisfactory change!
I'm now as free as the breeze - with roughly the same income.
One of the main truths of all education is that if the young are not always right, the old are always wrong.
I think retirement beats the heck out of life after death, that's for sure.
Never lose sight of this important truth, that no one can be truly great until he has gained a knowledge of himself, a knowledge which can only be acquired by occasional retirement.
My mother worked for more than a decade before marrying.
She went to New York City to get a master's degree. And she continued to work as a teacher and a principal until she was forced to retire.Both she and my father instilled in my sister and me a deep love of learning.
Hi, Honey, I'm home - forever.
I'm really fortunate to have been to the schools I've been to, and to have the experiences I've had. And, partly since my parents are retired teachers, I've got the desire to give back. When I knew that I had that instinct, I got certified (through the Creativity Coaching Association) and I started working with artists of all kinds - though now I focus on writers.
I had this wonderful career and thought I would retire as a teacher.