Bel Kaufman

Bel Kaufman

is an American teacher and author, best known for writing the 1965 bestselling novel Up the Down Staircase
Education can't make us all leaders, but it can teach us which leader to follow.More Bel Kaufman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I feel no different than I felt at 99, 98 or 97. Just because you live a long time, you get all this attention. Just because you survived? Of course, I survived a lot.More Bel Kaufman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To the outside world, of course, this job is a cinch: 9 to 3, five days a week, two months' summer vacation with pay, all legal holidays, prestige and respect. My mother, for example, has the pleasant notion that my day consists of nodding graciously to the rustle of starched curtsies and a chorus of respectful voices bidding me good morning.More Bel Kaufman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Education is not a product: mark, diploma, job, money in that order; it is a process, a never ending one.More Bel Kaufman quotes [09/30/2011 04:09:44]
To the young, cliches seem freshly minted.More Bel Kaufman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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