A teacher is someone who never stops learning
is a profession as old as mankind. The best-known religious founders and the greatest
philosophers in the history of civilization through out the ages are also known as
teachers. Socrates was the teacher of Plato and Plato of Aristotle, and Aristotle of
Alexander the Great.
Confucius was the greatest philosopher in China and
the founder of Confucianism, one of the three major religions in ancient China. (The other
two are Buddhism and Taoism.) However, he was best known as a great moral teacher of
man and as such is still universally acknowledged today, although his teachings are
not universally understood. At one time during his life, he had no less than three
thou sand students. Including prominent statesmen and scholars of his time.
Author : C. Y. Jesse Chiang