Quotations About / On: TEACHER

  • 31.
    There is no real teacher who in practise does not believe in the existence of the soul, or in a magic that acts on it through speech.
    (Allan Bloom (1930-1992), U.S. educator, author. The Closing of the American Mind, preface (1987).)
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  • 32.
    As a teacher, as a propagandist, Shaw is no good at all, even in his own generation. But as a personality, he is immortal.
    (Max Beerbohm (1872-1956), British essayist, caricaturist. (Written 1901). Around Theatres, "A Cursory Conspectus of G.B.S," (1924). Closing words of essay. Shaw was Beerbohm's predecessor as dramatic critic on the London weekly, Saturday Review.)
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  • 33.
    If a teacher have any opinion which he wishes to conceal, his pupils will become as fully indoctrinated into that as into any which he publishes.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Spiritual Laws," Essays, First Series (1841, repr. 1847).)
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  • 34.
    An eminent teacher of girls said, "the idea of a girl's education, is, whatever qualifies them for going to Europe."
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Culture," The Conduct of Life (1860).)
  • 35.
    It is remarkable that among all the preachers there are so few moral teachers. The prophets are employed in excusing the ways of men.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Life Without Principle" (1863), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 4, p. 468, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 36.
    Stones are mute teachers; they silence the observer, and the most valuable lesson we learn from them we cannot communicate.
    (Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832), German poet, dramatist. Wilhelm Meister's Travels, from Makarie's Archive (1829).)
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  • 37.
    Every marriage tends to consist of an aristocrat and a peasant. Of a teacher and a learner.
    (John Updike (b. 1932), U.S. novelist, critic. Couples, ch. 1 (1968).)
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  • 38.
    To everything, there is a teacher and a student. Yes! One who leads and, one who follows.
    (Teacher)
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  • 39.
    Moral characters are above Degrees! ! So, put your Degrees down and, learn from the Teachers Of Righteousness; and, let them teach you the truth from the righteous laws of peace.
    (Morals)
    More quotations from: Edward Kofi Louis
  • 40.
    As a teacher, as a propagandist, Mr. Shaw is no good at all, even in his own generation. But as a personality, he is immortal.
    (Max Beerbohm (1872-1956), British author. "A Cursory Conspectus of G.B.S.," Around Theatres (1924). Closing words of essay written in 1901. Shaw was Beerbohm's predecessor as dramatic critic on the London weekly, Saturday Review.)
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