"Teacher unions are an interest group that acts in defense of their own interests, which means the union bosses' interests, not the members."
"I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers."Peter Brimelow on Khalil Gibran
"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge."Peter Brimelow 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."Peter Brimelow 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."Peter Brimelow 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."Peter Brimelow on John Steinbeck
"I think we spend too much on K-12 education a.k.a. teachers' salaries. It's the only industry where you never see any productivity increases."
"There's no particular relationship between spending and educational results. Most education spending is actually on salaries, and that's allocated according to political muscle."