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View Quote We must not contradict, but instruct him that contradicts us; for a madman is not cured by another running mad also.
View Quote Antisthenes.
View Quote What's a' your jargon o' your schools,Your Latin names for horns and stools;If honest nature made you fools.
View Quote Robert Burns, Epistle to J. L.——k.
View Quote He is wise who can instruct us and assist us in the business of daily virtuous living.
View Quote Thomas Carlyle, Essays, Schiller.
View Quote You cannot teach old dogs new tricks.
View Quote Quoted by Jos. Chamberlain, at Greenock (Oct., 1903).
View Quote Seek to delight, that they may mend mankind,And, while they captivate, inform the mind.
View Quote William Cowper, Hope, line 770.
View Quote The sounding jargon of the schools.
View Quote William Cowper, Truth, line 367.
View Quote The twig is so easily bended I have banished the rule and the rod:I have taught them the goodness of knowledge, They have taught me the goodness of God;My heart is the dungeon of darkness, Where I shut them for breaking a rule;My frown is sufficient correction; My love is the law of the school.
View Quote Charles M. Dickinson, The Children.
View Quote There is no teaching until the pupil is brought into the same state or principle in which you are; a transfusion takes place; he is you, and you are he; there is a teaching; and by no unfriendly chance or bad company can he ever quite lose the benefit.
View Quote Ralph Waldo Emerson, Essays, Of Spiritual Laws.
View Quote Instruction does not prevent waste of time or mistakes; and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
View Quote James Anthony Froude, Short Studies on Great Subjects, Education.
View Quote A boy is better unborn than untaught.
View Quote Gascoigne.
View Quote Grave is the Master's look; his forehead wearsThick rows of wrinkles, prints of worrying cares:Uneasy lies the heads of all that rule,His worst of all whose kingdom is a school.Supreme he sits; before the awful frownThat binds his brows the boldest eye goes down;Not more submissive Israel heard and sawAt Sinai's foot the Giver of the Law.
View Quote Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., The School Boy.
View Quote Doctrina sed vim promovet insitam.
View Quote Instruction enlarges the natural powers of the mind.
View Quote Horace, Carmina, IV. 4. 33.
View Quote Fingit equum tenera docilem cervice magisterIre viam qua monstret eques.
View Quote The trainer trains the docile horse to turn, with his sensitive neck, whichever way the rider indicates.
View Quote Horace, Epistles, Book I. 2. 64. ("Quam" for "qua in some texts).
View Quote If you be a lover of instruction, you will be well instructed.
View Quote Isocrates, Ad Dæmoni****. Inscribed in golden letters over his school, according to Roger Ascham, in his Schoolmaster.
View Quote Speak to the earth, and it shall teach thee.
View Quote Job, XII. 8.
View Quote Whilst that the childe is young, let him be instructed in vertue and lytterature.
View Quote John Lyly, Euphues, The Anatomy of Wit, Of the Education of Youth.
View Quote Adde, quod ingenuas didicisse fideliter artesEmollit mores, nec sinit esse fervos.
View Quote To be instructed in the arts, softens the manners and makes men gentle.
View Quote Ovid, Epistolæ Ex Ponto, II. 9. 47.
View Quote Fas est ab hoste doceri.
View Quote It is lawful to be taught by an enemy.
View Quote Ovid, Metamorphoses, IV. 428.
View Quote All jargon of the schools.
View Quote Matthew Prior, An Ode on Exodus III. 14. "I am that I am".
View Quote I am not a teacher: only a fellow-traveller of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead—ahead of myself as well as of you.
View Quote Bernard Shaw, Getting Married.
View Quote A little bench of heedless bishops here,And there a chancellor in embryo.
View Quote William Shenstone, The School Mistress, Stanza 28.
View Quote Whoe'er excels in what we prize,Appears a hero in our eyes;Each girl, when pleased with what is taught,Will have the teacher in her thought. * * * * *A blockhead with melodious voice,In boarding-schools may have his choice.
View Quote Jonathan Swift, Cadenus and Vanessa, line 733.
View Quote Better fed than taught.
View Quote John Taylor, Jack a Lent.
View Quote Domi habuit unde disceret.
View Quote He need not go away from home for instruction.
View Quote Terence, Adelphi, III. 3. 60.
View Quote Delightful task! to rear the tender Thought,To teach the young Idea how to shoot,To pour the fresh Instruction o'er the Mind,To breathe the enlivening Spirit, and to fixThe generous urpose in the glowing breast.
View Quote James Thomson, The Seasons, Spring (1728), line 1,150.
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