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What's a' your jargon o' your schools,
Your Latin names for horns and stools;
If honest nature read more

What's a' your jargon o' your schools,
Your Latin names for horns and stools;
If honest nature made you fools.

by Robert Burns Found in: Teaching Quotes,
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It is by teaching that we teach ourselves, by relating that we observe, by affirming that we examine, by showing read more

It is by teaching that we teach ourselves, by relating that we observe, by affirming that we examine, by showing that we look, by writing that we think, by pumping that we draw water into the well.

by Henri Frederic Amiel Found in: Teaching Quotes,
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Instruction does not prevent waste of time or mistakes; and
mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.

Instruction does not prevent waste of time or mistakes; and
mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.

by James Anthony Froude Found in: Teaching Quotes,
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You cannot teach old dogs new tricks.

You cannot teach old dogs new tricks.

by Joseph Chamberlain Found in: Teaching Quotes,
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Teaching school is but another word for sure and not very slow
destruction.

Teaching school is but another word for sure and not very slow
destruction.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Teaching Quotes,
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The teacher is one who makes two ideas grow where only one grew before.

The teacher is one who makes two ideas grow where only one grew before.

by Elbert Hubbard Found in: Teaching Quotes,
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Full well they laughed, with counterfeited glee,
At all his jokes, for many a joke had he:
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Full well they laughed, with counterfeited glee,
At all his jokes, for many a joke had he:
Full well the busy whisper, circling round,
Convey'd the dismal tidings when he frown'd.

by Oliver Goldsmith Found in: Teaching Quotes,
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What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.

What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.

by George Bernard Shaw Found in: Teaching Quotes,
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If you be a lover of instruction, you will be well instructed.

If you be a lover of instruction, you will be well instructed.

by Isocrates Found in: Teaching Quotes,
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