"Teachers make a difference, and we would serve our students better by focusing on attracting and retaining the quality teachers by raising teacher pay."
"I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers."Jeb Bush on Khalil Gibran
"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge."Jeb Bush on Albert Einstein
"If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself."Jeb Bush on Confucius
"You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul."Jeb Bush on Swami Vivekananda
"I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit."Jeb Bush on John Steinbeck
"Who among us has never looked up into the heavens on a starlit night, lost in wonder at the vastness of space and the beauty of the stars?"
"It's a complex relationship when your dad happened to be president and you are president and then you have all the amateur psychology that goes on when people try to speculate about motivations."
"My guess is my brother would call his mom and his dad pretty regularly, a lot more than I probably did."
"I was blessed to have a mother and father that recognized the value of education."
"I don't know if I'm a national education figure."