Quotes on teaching


The American mind, unlike the English, is not formed by books, but, as Carl Sandburg once said to me, by newspapers and the Bible.

~ Van Wyck Brooks

To endure is greater than to dare to tire out hostile fortune to be daunted by no difficulty to keep heart when all have lost it -- who can say this is not greatness

~ William Makepeace Thackeray

I love all beauteous things, I seek and adore them God hath no better praise, And man in his hasty days Is honored for them.

~ Robert Bridges

All men love peace in their armchairs after dinner but they disbelieve the other nations's professions, rightly measuring its sincerity by their own.

~ Oscar W. Firkins

One of the first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine.

~ William Osler

If we judge of love by its usual effects, it resembles hatred more than friendship.

~ La Rochefoucauld

Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.

~ Mark Twain

But far more numerous was the herd of such, Who think too little and who talk too much.

~ John Dryden

Education is a state-controlled manufactory of echoes.

~ Norman Douglas

In creating, the only hard thing is to begin a grass blade's no easier to make than an oak.

~ James Russell Lowell

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