*If you think of your students as people that you are serving then you won't have to worry about them loving you or not.
*Being feared is much more effective if you are leading someone to do something physical(military, sports, etc.). If you want someone to be at their best mentally, fear will often just keep them from reaching their highest potential.
*Possible consequences should be feared much more than the teacher him/herself.
*If you try to be loved then you will often just come acrosss as trying too hard to be popular.
The best answer to this question is to have balance. You shouldn't specifically try to either be feared or loved. There are ways to get appropriate behavior out of your students without having to resort to either one. Learning how to do that is one of the main goals of my book and this site!
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