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Positive Quotes about Teaching

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I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

Related topics: Values Government Political

Many societies have educated their male children
on the simple device of teaching them not to be women.
- Margaret Mead

The whole art of teaching is only the art
of awakening the natural curiosity
of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
- Anatole France

I hate to see complacency prevail in our lives
when it's so directly contrary to the teaching of Christ.
- Jimmy Carter

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When a father, absent during the day,
returns home at six, his children receive only his temperament,
not his teaching.
- Robert Bly

One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it.
- Knute Rockne

An Englishman teaching an American about food is like
the blind leading the one-eyed.
- A. J. Liebling

 

A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society,
and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching.
- A. Bartlett Giamatti

The most permanent lessons in morals are those which come,
not of booky teaching, but of experience.
- Mark Twain

Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.
- Gail Godwin

Teaching was the hardest work I had ever done,
and it remains the hardest work I have done to date.
- Ann Richards

Much education today is monumentally ineffective.
All too often we are giving young people cut flowers
when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.
- John W. Gardner

Public misbehavior by the famous is a powerful teaching tool.
- Bill O'Reilly

We shouldn't any of us be afraid of teaching protective measures to save lives.
- Kyan Douglas

To hold that the act of homosexual sodomy is somehow
protected as a fundamental right would be to cast aside
millennia of moral teaching.
- Warren E. Burger

When I was teaching at Harvard in the 1970s,
I went to Project Incorporated in Cambridge and took photography classes.
I didn't even know how to aim the camera in those days.
- Ann Beattie

If a person wants to be publicly gay,
they should not be teaching in the public schools.
- Jim DeMint

I'm not actually teaching any more, but I am writing
pieces for schools all the time,
and for kids.
- Peter Maxwell Davies

Sometimes I think war is God's way of teaching us geography.
- Paul Rodriguez

Some of the speakers we bring on campus may not reflect
official church teaching,
but that's how it is.
- William P. Leahy

Teaching was the most pleasant thing I did.
- Earl Butz

Cultural dominance of middle-class norms prevail in
middle-class schools with a teacher teaching toward
those standards and with students striving to maintain those standards.
- James S. Coleman

The doctrine of the Kingdom of Heaven,
which was the main teaching of Jesus,
is certainly one of the most revolutionary doctrines
that ever stirred and changed human thought.
- H. G. Wells

Let not England forget her precedence of teaching nations how to live.
- John Milton

The vanity of teaching doth oft tempt a man to forget that he is a blockhead.
- George Savile

I object to teaching of slogans intended to befog the mind,
of whatever kind they may be.
- Franz Boas

Teaching is an instinctual art, mindful of potential,
craving of realizations, a pausing, seamless process.
- A. Bartlett Giamatti

My father, Robert Ernst, was teaching as an architect
at the technical high school of our city.
- Richard Ernst

I love teaching.
- Harry Mathews

Teaching physics at the University, and more general
lecturing to wider audiences has been a major concern.
- Antony Hewish

A practical part of my teaching is to provide demonstrative,
hands-on experiences.
- Edward Tufte

I recognized that teaching and research institutions
vitally depend on the involvement of active scientists
also in management functions.
- Richard Ernst

Benevolence alone will not make a teacher,
nor will learning alone do it.
The gift of teaching is a peculiar talent,
and implies a need and a craving in the teacher himself.
- John Jay Chapman

I've traveled all over the country for years speaking in churches,
teaching the Ten Commandments.
It's amazing if 2 percent of any congregation knows the Ten Commandments.
- Randall Terry

I get scared to death when I see people who say they've found Jesus Christ,
and they're out there, and I wonder,
who's teaching them? Who's mentoring them?
- Willie Aames

Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt.
- Clarence Darrow

But these days there are a lot of younger people who
would like to go into teaching but don't because the
economic opportunities are sometimes elsewhere.
- Charles Schumer

I served as Dean until 1974, when I stepped down to
return to full time teaching and research.
- Frederick Reines

We have to start teaching ourselves not to be afraid.
- William Faulkner

Teaching, real teaching, is - or ought to be -
a messy business.
- Harry Crews

The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
- Simone Weil

What she did was to open our eyes to details of country
life such as teaching us names of wild flowers and
getting us to draw and paint and learn poetry.
- Laurie Lee

The only thing that mattered was what you were to do in life,
and it wasn't about money.
It was about teaching, or learning.
- Maya Lin

I hate thinking about it, teaching about it,
and writing about it.
But the plain truth is that hell is real and real people go there for eternity.
- Bill Hybels

You need a teaching coach who understands the game of basketball,
not just some guy coming on the court talking about Xs and Os.
- Oscar Robertson

Machiavelli's teaching would hardly have stood the
test of Parliamentary government,
for public discussion demands at least the profession of good faith.
- Lord Acton

Looking back, I understand that I was teaching myself to write.
- Mary Wesley

Medical physicists work in cooperation with doctors.
A few medical physicists devote their time to research and teaching.
A few get involved with administrative duties.
- John Cameron

I taught in a small teacher's college for three or four years,
at which point all the administrators got a pay raise
and the teaching faculty didn't.
- David Eddings

There is all the difference in the world between teaching
children about religion and handing them over to be taught by the religious.
- Polly Toynbee

I was aiming for the cooks that I've talked to by teaching
an online course and by traveling,
listening to people who are really busy and harried but want to be cooking.
- Sally Schneider

To be frank, I suspect that today there is little respect
for Christianity as source of moral teaching about goodness.
- Timothy Radcliffe

Through my music teaching and my not absolutely irregular attendance at church,
I became acquainted with the best class of colored people in Jacksonville.
- James Weldon Johnson

I am in the Master of Professional Writing program teaching Humor Writing,
Literary and Dramatic.
- Shelley Berman

In 1979, I received a phone call from Ansel Adams asking
me if I would be willing to consider coming to work for him.
I was teaching photography in Southern California at that point.
- John Sexton

The thing I would most like to see invented is a way
of teaching children and grown-ups the difference between right and wrong.
- Robert Maxwell

I've got a nice little crafty deal with the people in Barbados;
10 days out there teaching the locals how to play darts for an hour a day.
Get paid for that as well.
- Eric Bristow

The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.
- Aristotle

Modern education has devoted itself to the teaching of impudence,
and then we complain that we can no longer control our mobs.
- John Ruskin

I did end up doing substitute teaching,
but there's not a lot of teaching involved in that.
- Todd Barry

The best way to obtain truth and wisdom is not to ask from books,
but to go to God in prayer, and obtain divine teaching.
- Joseph Smith, Jr.

I learned to impersonate the kind of person that talks about poetry.
It comes from teaching, I think.
- Robert Morgan

Call it my little gesture toward social conscience,
but I like to think I'm teaching a certain number of people to read.
Now that sounds pretentious!
- David Eddings

No one should teach who is not in love with teaching.
- Margaret E. Sangster

This rock thing got in the way of my teaching career.
- Al Jourgensen

We had two grand antique professors who had been teaching
at Lombard since before I was born.
- Carl Sandburg

I teach well.
I used to really like teaching a lot.
I enjoyed it a lot and I was good at it.
- Art Garfunkel

Please stop teaching my children that everyone gets
a trophy just for participating.
What is this, the Nobel Prize? Not everybody gets a trophy.
- Glenn Beck

The five steps in teaching an employee new skills are preparation,
explanation, showing, observation and supervision.
- Bruce Barton

The elementary school must assume as its sublime and
most solemn responsibility the task of teaching every child in it to read.
Any school that does not accomplish this has failed.
- William Bennett

Delaware State began as a school bent on service -
teaching education,
social services and nursing.
- Michael N. Castle


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