Bel Kaufman

Bel Kaufman

is an American teacher and author, best known for writing the 1965 bestselling novel Up the Down Staircase
I am writing this during my lunch period, because I need to reach towards the outside world of sanity, because I am overwhelmed by the sheer weight of the clerical work still to be done, and because at this hour of the morning normal ladies are still sleeping.More Bel Kaufman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I want to point the way to something that should forever lure them, when the TV set is broken and the movie is over and the school bell has rung for the last time.More Bel Kaufman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Never mind the cream; it will always rise to the top. It's the skim milk that needs good teachers.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]
Teachers try to make us feel lower than themselves, maybe because this is because they feel lower than outside people. One teacher told me to get out of the room and never come back, which I did.More Bel Kaufman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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