Quotes: teaching

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  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.
  • A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    A teacher who is not dogmatic is simply a teacher who is not teaching.
  • Baltasar Gracian
    Baltasar Gracian
    Spanish Jesuit, writer and philosopher 1601-1658
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    Advice is sometimes transmitted more successfully through a joke than grave teaching.
    Source: The Art of Worldly Wisdom
  • Ben Goldacre
    Ben Goldacre
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    Alternative therapists don't kill many people, but they do make a great teaching tool for the basics of evidence-based medicine, because their efforts to distort science are so extreme.
  • A. J. Liebling
    A. J. Liebling
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    An Englishman teaching an American about food is like the blind leading the one-eyed.
  • As another has well said, to handicap a student by teaching him that his black face is a curse and that his struggle to change his condition is hopeless is the worst sort of lynching.
  • A. R. Ammons
    A. R. Ammons
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    Besides the actual reading in class of many poems, I would suggest you do two things: first, while teaching everything you can and keeping free of it, teach that poetry is a mode of discourse that differs from logical exposition.
  • Audre Lorde
    Audre Lorde
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    But the question is a matter of the survival and the teaching. That's what our work comes down to. No matter where we key into it, it's the same work, just different pieces of ourselves doing it.
  • Garden work consists much more in uprooting weeds than in planting seed. This applies also to teaching.
  • Gail Godwin
    Gail Godwin
    American novelist and short story writer 1937-
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    Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater.
  • Sidney J. Harris
    Sidney J. Harris
    American journalist 1917-
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    Good teaching must be slow enough so that it is not confusing, and fast enough so that it is not boring.
  • Fawn M. Brodie
    Fawn M. Brodie
    American historian and biographer 1915-1981
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    Housework is a breeze. Cooking is a pleasant diversion. Putting up a retaining wall is a lark. But teaching is like climbing a mountain.
  • Aaron Klug
    Aaron Klug
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    However, I should perhaps add that during the 20 years I have been back in Cambridge, I have been actively involved in the teaching of undergraduates, as well as of course supervising research students
  • Stephen Covey
    Stephen Covey
    American educator, author and businessman 1932-2012
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    I believe in this concept that you learn by teaching.

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