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Benevolence alone will not make a teacher, nor will learning alone do it. The gift of teaching is a peculiar read more

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. - Memories and Milestones.

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You cannot criticize the New Testament. It criticizes you.

You cannot criticize the New Testament. It criticizes you.

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Benevolence alone will not make a teacher, nor will learning alone do it. The gift of teaching is a peculiar read more

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.

by John Jay Chapman Found in: Benevolence Quotes,
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People get so in the habit of worry that if you save them from drowning and put them on a read more

People get so in the habit of worry that if you save them from drowning and put them on a bank to dry in the sun with hot chocolate and muffins they wonder whether they are catching cold.

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The reason for the slow progress of the world seems to lie in a single fact. Every man is born read more

The reason for the slow progress of the world seems to lie in a single fact. Every man is born under the yoke, and grows up beneath the oppressions of his age. He can only get a vision of the unselfish forces in the world by appealing to them, and every appeal is a call to arms. If he fights he must fight, not one man, but a conspiracy. He is always at war with a civilization. On his side is proverbial philosophy, a galaxy of invisible saints and sages, and the half-developed consciousness and professions of everybody. Against him is the world, and every selfish passion in his own heart.

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