"There was a teacher who recognized that I was interested in cartooning and he was great."
"I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers."Jonathan Shapiro on Khalil Gibran
"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge."Jonathan Shapiro 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."Jonathan Shapiro 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."Jonathan Shapiro 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."Jonathan Shapiro on John Steinbeck
"Gee, I am a complete Luddite when it comes to computers, I can barely log on!"
"Even people that I agree with can do something that would be a target for a bit of humor."
"It's to be a person who's able to shoot little arrows into sacred cows and knock politicians off their pedestals, to look out for hypocrisy, advocate for all sorts of things from social justice to peace."