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The Teacher

(Wise Sayings of Imam Khomeini)

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o The teacher's occupation is the prophets' occupation. The Noble Prophet (s) is the teacher of all mankind and next to him Hadrat AmTr i'a) is the teacher of humanity.

 

o The teacher's duty is to guide the society toward God.

 

o You teachers have a highly noble duty which is that of God.

 

o The teacher is a trustee other than ordinary; he is a trustee of men.

 

o The key to a nation's happiness or misery is in the hands of the educational [stratum].

 

o You (teachers) must all realize that you are not ordinary people; you are  teachers of a generation that will have the future destiny of the country in its hands.

 

o Your occupation is to guide the children from all kinds of darkness into light.

 

o All teachers must practice self-puriication. They must be purified if their word is to influence others.

 

o If the teachers do not have a sound education and training themselves they cannot train and educate the youth.

 

o Corruption and reformation of a society is in the hands of the teachers and educators.

 

o These youngsters who are the future hopes of the Islamic country are trusts in the hands of the teachers.

 

o All prosperity and wretchedness have their roots in schools, and the teachers have the keys.


Source: 'Wise Sayings of Imam Khomeini" book 


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