"Of all the hard jobs around, one of the hardest is being a good teacher."
"I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers."Maggie Gallagher on Khalil Gibran
"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge."Maggie Gallagher 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."Maggie Gallagher 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."Maggie Gallagher 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."Maggie Gallagher on John Steinbeck
"To imply that religious believers have no right to engage moral questions in the public square or at the ballot is simply to establish a Reichian secularism as our state faith."
"Mothers are the people who love us for no good reason. And those of us who are mothers know it's the most exquisite love of all."
"When a marriage culture fails, sexual desire no longer unites instead it fragments."
"Same-sex marriage is not the future."
"Europe, which gave us the idea of same-sex marriage, is a dying society, with birthrates 50 percent below replacement."