Bel Kaufman

Bel Kaufman

is an American teacher and author, best known for writing the 1965 bestselling novel Up the Down Staircase
I so enjoy being old because for the first time I don't have to do anything-work, teach, study. I feel very good about myself-and at my age I can say no to anything now if I don't want to do it. What a liberating word.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]
... good teachers, like Tolstoy's happy families, are alike everywhere.More Bel Kaufman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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]
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]

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