Quotes and Sayings about Teaching



"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
(Related: Faith, Government, Profession, Public, Teaching)

"When we were in the seminary we got a stipend direct from the government and for that stipend we had an obligation to stick to our teaching job for five years."
- Josef Albers
(Related: Government, Job, Obligation, Teaching, Years)

"You see, I have in my teaching - I always say I've done it for a hundred years and have had thousands of students - I have always spoken against just falling onto your knees for so-called accidents, I mean a result you are not responsible for."
- Josef Albers
(Related: Accidents, Result, Students, Teaching, Years)

"I feel that the work that I have done in the comedy arena, is priceless in terms of what I learned, timing, everything that these incredibly talented performers were generous enough in teaching me."
- Khandi Alexander
(Related: Work, Comedy, Teaching)

"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."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Teaching, Water, Writing)

"To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching. To attain it we must be able to guess what will interest; we must learn to read the childish soul as we might a piece of music. Then, by simply changing the key, we keep up the attraction and vary the song."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Art, Music, Soul, Interest, Key, Song, Teaching, Will)

"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."
- A. R. Ammons
(Related: Poetry, Class, First, Poems, Reading, Teaching)

"Our tradition of political thought had its definite beginning in the teachings of Plato and Aristotle. I believe it came to a no less definite end in the theories of Karl Marx."
- Hannah Arendt
(Related: Thought, Beginning, End, Theories, Tradition)

"The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching."
- Aristotle
(Related: Power, Knowledge, Teaching)

"Catholic schools in our Nation's education have been paramount in teaching the values that we as parents seek to instill in our children."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Education, Values, Children, Nation, Parents, Schools, Teaching)

"In our western civilization we have the glorious example, the great standard of perfection and the teachings of the Christ to guide us. He acts for us as Mediator between our personality and our Soul."
- Edward Bach
(Related: Soul, Civilization, Christ, Example, Perfection, Personality)

"Personally, I don't choose any particular religion or symbol or group of words or teachings to define me. That's between me and the most high. You know, my higher self. The Creator."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Religion, Self, Symbol, Words)

"Also, while I was at Yale, I had a job teaching kids at the museum."
- Robert T. Bakker
(Related: Job, Kids, Teaching)

"I regard the principle of conscription of life as a flat contradiction of all our cherished ideals of individual freedom, democratic liberty and Christian teaching."
- Roger Nash Baldwin
(Related: Life, Christian, Contradiction, Freedom, Ideals, Liberty, Teaching)

"I believe that every human soul is teaching something to someone nearly every minute here in mortality."
- M. Russell Ballard
(Related: Soul, Mortality, Teaching)

"I did end up doing substitute teaching, but there's not a lot of teaching involved in that."
- Todd Barry
(Related: End, Teaching)

"The five steps in teaching an employee new skills are preparation, explanation, showing, observation and supervision."
- Bruce Barton
(Related: Observation, Preparation, Teaching)

"Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition."
- Jacques Barzun
(Related: Art, Teaching, Tradition)

"In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day's work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years."
- Jacques Barzun
(Related: Work, Day, Teaching, Years)

"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
(Related: Photography, Project, Teaching)

"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
(Related: Children, Teaching)

"Many are needed to plant and water what has been planted now that the faith has spread so far and there are so many people... No matter who plants or waters, God gives no harvest unless what is planted is the faith of Peter and unless he agrees to his teachings."
- Thomas Becket
(Related: Faith, God, People, Harvest, Now, Plants, Water)

"I have devoted my energies to the study of the scriptures, observing monastic discipline, and singing the daily services in church; study, teaching, and writing have always been my delight."
- Venerable Bede
(Related: Discipline, Church, Delight, Singing, Study, Teaching, Writing)

"Having a clear faith, based on the creed of the church is often labeled today as fundamentalism. Whereas relativism, which is letting oneself be tossed and swept along by every wind of teaching, look like the only attitude acceptable to today's standards."
- Pope Benedict XVI
(Related: Faith, Attitude, Church, Teaching, Today, Wind)

"More than anybody else I'd like to thank Count Basie for teaching me how to perform."
- Tony Bennett
(Related: Teaching)

"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
(Related: Responsibility, School, Teaching)

"I am in the Master of Professional Writing program teaching Humor Writing, Literary and Dramatic."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Humor, Literary, Teaching, Writing)

"I am presently in my thirteenth year of teaching a graduate course at the University of Southern California."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Teaching, University)

"In teaching man, experimental science results in lessening his pride more and more by proving to him every day that primary causes, like the objective reality of things, will be hidden from him forever and that he can only know relations."
- Claude Bernard
(Related: Science, Causes, Day, Man, Pride, Reality, Results, Teaching, Will)

"War is God's way of teaching Americans geography."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: War, God, Americans, Geography, Teaching)

"In teaching, I wanted to offer a general pharmacology course based on chemical principles, biochemical classification and mathematical modelling. In the event I achieved neither of my ambitions."
- James W. Black
(Related: Principles, Teaching)

"The Secret Doctrine is the common property of the countless millions of men born under various climates, in times with which History refuses to deal, and to which esoteric teachings assign dates incompatible with the theories of Geology and Anthropology."
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Related: History, Men, Anthropology, Doctrine, Property, Theories)

"When a father, absent during the day, returns home at six, his children receive only his temperament, not his teaching."
- Robert Bly
(Related: Home, Father, Children, Day, Teaching, Temperament)

"I object to teaching of slogans intended to befog the mind, of whatever kind they may be."
- Franz Boas
(Related: May, Mind, Teaching)

"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
(Related: People, Day, Play, Teaching)

"Housework is a breeze. Cooking is a pleasant diversion. Putting up a retaining wall is a lark. But teaching is like climbing a mountain."
- Fawn M. Brodie
(Related: Cooking, Housework, Teaching)

"All the ills from which America suffers can be traced to the teaching of evolution."
- William Jennings Bryan
(Related: America, Evolution, Teaching)

"Go forth under the open sky, and list To Nature's teachings."
- William C. Bryant
(Related: Nature, Open, Sky)

"When one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when one feels tranquil, one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings; when one has these feelings and appreciates them, one is free of fear."
- Buddha
(Related: Feelings, Fear, Evil, Listening, Pleasure)

"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
(Related: Act, Right, Teaching)

"Then, there was Cary Grant. He spent three hours a week in hospitals teaching nervous people how to eat jello."
- Red Buttons
(Related: People, Hospitals, Teaching)

"Teaching was the most pleasant thing I did."
- Earl Butz
(Related: Teaching)

"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
(Related: Medical, Time, Work, Cooperation, Doctors, Research, Teaching)

"Teaching man his relatively small sphere in the creation, it also encourages him by its lessons of the unity of Nature and shows him that his power of comprehension allies him with the great intelligence over-reaching all."
- Annie Jump Cannon
(Related: Intelligence, Nature, Power, Creation, Man, Teaching, Unity)

"But in the meantime I became accustomed to the writing life and it would be hard to change now - partly because of the salary cut if I went to my other love, teaching; and partly because I still have stories to tell, even though it isn't all that fun doing the work anymore."
- Orson Scott Card
(Related: Change, Life, Work, Love, Fun, Now, Teaching, Writing)

"Programming is not a zero-sum game. Teaching something to a fellow programmer doesn't take it away from you. I'm happy to share what I can, because I'm in it for the love of programming."
- John Carmack
(Related: Love, Programming, Teaching)

"I hate to see complacency prevail in our lives when it's so directly contrary to the teaching of Christ."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: Christ, Hate, Teaching)

"Teaching civility is an obligation of the family."
- Stephen Carter
(Related: Family, Obligation, Teaching)

"We should not run away from religious teachings. We should run to them."
- James Carville
(Related: Religious)

"The teachings of the Church line up more with the Democratic Party than the Republican Party."
- James Carville
(Related: Church, Party, Republican)

"The teachers were focused on helping these students. The students benefited from hands-on teaching and a faculty who cared about them and their success in life and soon the students began to believe in themselves and the reality that they could make something of their lives."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Life, Success, Reality, Students, Teachers, Teaching)

"Delaware State began as a school bent on service - teaching education, social services and nursing."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Education, School, Service, State, Teaching)

"We're teaching our kids that attributes as vague and relatively meaningless as a toothy smile or a fine head of hair make a fine statement about a person."
- Neil Cavuto
(Related: Hair, Kids, Smile, Teaching)

"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
(Related: Talent, Benevolence, Learning, Teaching, Will)

"A teacher who is not dogmatic is simply a teacher who is not teaching."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Teaching)

"I didn't know what to do with myself. I wasn't excited by the teaching of the school. If they'd been intent on really teaching you things, I would have been a little more attentive."
- Diane Cilento
(Related: School, Teaching)

"Thanksgiving is a season that is very much in accord with the themes and teachings of Jesus Christ."
- John Clayton
(Related: Christ, Thanksgiving)

"I am deeply concerned with the diminution of the teaching strength of the country as a result of the disproportionately low salaries that are paid to teachers throughout the country."
- Bainbridge Colby
(Related: Strength, Country, Result, Teachers, Teaching)

"But it is a hard, it's a hard profession teaching acting."
- Dabney Coleman
(Related: Acting, Profession, Teaching)

"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
(Related: Schools, Students, Teaching)

"Lee's great gifts are teaching and inspirational guidance, not administration and management."
- Cheryl Crawford
(Related: Inspirational, Management, Gifts, Guidance, Teaching)

"Teaching, real teaching, is - or ought to be - a messy business."
- Harry Crews
(Related: Business, Teaching)

"I don't think there's any such thing as teaching people photography, other than influencing them a little. People have to be their own learners. They have to have a certain talent."
- Imogen Cunningham
(Related: Talent, People, Photography, Teaching)

"John was the smartest and most amazing comedian I've ever worked with. I think more than teaching me about acting or comedy, he taught me about life and the love of people and respect of people."
- Kaley Cuoco
(Related: Life, Love, People, Acting, Comedy, Respect, Teaching)

"Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt."
- Clarence Darrow
(Related: Children, Doubt, Teaching, Tragedy)

"While teaching, I also worked undercover in the lower courts by saying I was a young law teacher wanting experience in criminal law. The judges were happy to assist me but what I learned was how corrupt the lower courts were. Judges were accepting money right in the courtroom."
- Samuel Dash
(Related: Experience, Money, Judges, Law, Right, Saying, Teaching)

"I'm not actually teaching any more, but I am writing pieces for schools all the time, and for kids."
- Peter Maxwell Davies
(Related: Time, Kids, Schools, Teaching, Writing)

"Those 25 dancers we worked with for a day, in as highly productive a way as possible - a long class, a period of teaching bits of the repertory - in fact I didn't teach Bank, I've used parts of Oil and Water."
- Siobhan Davies
(Related: Class, Day, Fact, Oil, Teaching, Water)

"The causes of youth violence are working parents who put their kids into daycare, the teaching of evolution in the schools, and working mothers who take birth control pills."
- Tom DeLay
(Related: Control, Birth control, Causes, Evolution, Kids, Mothers, Parents, Schools, Teaching, Violence, Youth)

"If a person wants to be publicly gay, they should not be teaching in the public schools."
- Jim DeMint
(Related: Gay, Public, Schools, Teaching)

"Still today, I cannot cross the threshold of a teaching institution without physical symptoms, in my chest and my stomach, of discomfort or anxiety. And yet I have never left school."
- Jacques Derrida
(Related: Anxiety, School, Teaching, Today)

"The use of COBOL cripples the mind; its teaching should, therefore, be regarded as a criminal offense."
- Edsger Dijkstra
(Related: Mind, Teaching)

"Teaching to unsuspecting youngsters the effective use of formal methods is one of the joys of life because it is so extremely rewarding."
- Edsger Dijkstra
(Related: Life, Teaching)

"We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up."
- Phyllis Diller
(Related: Children, First, Months, Talk, Teaching)

"It took me about three years to write About Grace. I wasn't teaching two of those years, so I was working eight-hour days, five days a week. And it would include research and reading - it wasn't just a blank page, laying down words."
- Anthony Doerr
(Related: Grace, Reading, Research, Teaching, Words, Years)

"I hoped that it would be possible to slide slowly from my public life back to the life of teaching and writing that I had always wanted. But things didn't work out that way."
- Charles Van Doren
(Related: Life, Work, Public, Teaching, Writing)

"The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery."
- Mark Van Doren
(Related: Art, Discovery, Teaching)

"We shouldn't any of us be afraid of teaching protective measures to save lives."
- Kyan Douglas
(Related: Teaching)

"Teaching is the only major occupation of man for which we have not yet developed tools that make an average person capable of competence and performance. In teaching we rely on the "naturals," the ones who somehow know how to teach."
- Peter Drucker
(Related: Performance, Competence, Occupation, Teaching, Tools)

"We are supposed to enjoy the good stuff now, while we can, with the people we love. Life has a funny way of teaching us that lesson over and over again."
- Sheena Easton
(Related: Funny, Life, Love, People, Now, Teaching)

"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
(Related: College, Teaching, Years)

"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
(Related: People, Conscience, Now, Teaching)

"I'm very happy. I like my work and the various aspects of it-going around the world, teaching the gospel according to St. Albert."
- Albert Ellis
(Related: Work, Teaching, World)

"Given the professionalism of Michigan teachers, I think they're not teaching because of the financial rewards."
- John Engler
(Related: Financial, Teachers, Teaching)

"I think we've got outstanding teaching in Michigan classrooms."
- John Engler
(Related: Teaching)

"I recognized that teaching and research institutions vitally depend on the involvement of active scientists also in management functions."
- Richard Ernst
(Related: Management, Research, Scientists, Teaching)

"My father, Robert Ernst, was teaching as an architect at the technical high school of our city."
- Richard Ernst
(Related: Father, School, Teaching)

"We have to start teaching ourselves not to be afraid."
- William Faulkner
(Related: Teaching)

"My parents and grandparents have always been engaged in teaching or the medical profession or the priesthood, so I've sort of grown up with a sense of complicity in the lives of other people, so there's no virtue in that; it's the way one is raised."
- Colin Firth
(Related: Medical, People, Virtue, Grandparents, Profession, Sense, Teaching)

"I believe sanity and realism can be restored to the teaching of Mathematical Statistics most easily and directly by entrusting such teaching largely to men and women who have had personal experience of research in the Natural Sciences."
- Ronald Fisher
(Related: Experience, Men, Women, Realism, Research, Sanity, Statistics, Teaching)

"The tendency of modern scientific teaching is to neglect the great books, to lay far too much stress upon relatively unimportant modern work, and to present masses of detail of doubtful truth and questionable weight in such a way as to obscure principles."
- Ronald Fisher
(Related: Work, Truth, Books, Detail, Neglect, Present, Principles, Stress, Teaching, Weight)

"I want to thank my mother and my father for teaching me to have a dream. You are seeing my dream come true."
- Louise Fletcher
(Related: Mother, Father, Dream, Teaching, Want)

"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
(Related: Art, Purpose, Curiosity, Teaching)

"I worked as a lawyer; as a member of the teaching staff of a technical college; and then I worked principally as legal adviser to Adolf Hitler and the National Socialist German Workers Party."
- Hans Frank
(Related: Legal, College, Party, Teaching, Workers)

"TV is bigger than any story it reports. It's the greatest teaching tool since the printing press."
- Fred W. Friendly
(Related: Press, Printing, Teaching)

"Research on child abuse suggests that religious beliefs can foster, encourage, and justify the abuse of children. When contempt for sex underlies teachings, this creates a breeding ground for abuse."
- Mary Garden
(Related: Sex, Abuse, Beliefs, Breeding, Children, Contempt, Religious, Research)

"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
(Related: Education, People, Flowers, Giving, Plants, Teaching, Today)

"I teach well. I used to really like teaching a lot. I enjoyed it a lot and I was good at it."
- Art Garfunkel
(Related: Teaching)

"The only thing that I was equipped for with my very mediocre college Arts degree was to get a job in teaching."
- Helen Garner
(Related: College, Job, 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."
- A. Bartlett Giamatti
(Related: Education, Society, Heart, Act, Liberal, Teaching)

"Teaching is an instinctual art, mindful of potential, craving of realizations, a pausing, seamless process."
- A. Bartlett Giamatti
(Related: Art, Potential, Teaching)

"Effective teaching may be the hardest job there is."
- William Glasser
(Related: Job, May, Teaching)

"If you improve education by teaching for competence, eliminating schooling, and connecting with students, the test scores will improve."
- William Glasser
(Related: Education, Competence, Students, Teaching, Will)

"Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre."
- Gail Godwin
(Related: Preparation, Teaching, Theatre)

"The proper method for hastening the decay of error is by teaching every man to think for himself."
- William Godwin
(Related: Error, Man, Teaching)

"Advice is sometimes transmitted more successfully through a joke than grave teaching."
- Baltasar Gracian
(Related: Advice, Grave, Teaching)

"Plus, teaching brings home to you very fast that you actually know nothing. I didn't realize that before."
- Hugh Grant
(Related: Home, Nothing, Teaching)

"In God, the characteristics of men and women that we admire in men and women are combined. That's been a traditional Catholic teaching that God is the combination of opposites."
- Andrew Greeley
(Related: Men, Women, God, Opposites, Teaching)

"Teach success before teaching responsibility. Teach them to believe in themselves. Teach them to think, 'I'm not stupid'. No child wants to fail. Everyone wants to succeed."
- Al Green
(Related: Success, Responsibility, Succeed, Teaching)

"There should be a readiness, on our part, to investigate with candor to follow the truth wherever it may lead us, and to submit, without reserve or objection, to all the teachings of this religion, if it be found to be of divine origin."
- Simon Greenleaf
(Related: Religion, Truth, Candor, May)

"Imagine my surprise when, after a lifetime of teaching me to keep personal things to myself, Mom insisted my drawings were the start of a comic strip for millions of people to enjoy."
- Cathy Guisewite
(Related: Mom, People, Teaching)

"When I first started teaching at Berkeley in 1958, I could not announce that I was gay to anybody, though probably quite a few of my fellow teachers knew."
- Thom Gunn
(Related: First, Gay, Teachers, Teaching)

"This celebration here tells me that this work is not hopeless. I thank you for this teaching with all my heart and lift my glass to human solidarity, to the ultimate victory of knowledge, peace, good-will and understanding."
- Albert Szent Gyorgyi
(Related: Work, Peace, Heart, Knowledge, Victory, Solidarity, Teaching, Understanding)

"I wonder what it means about American literary culture and its transmission when I consider the number of American poets who earn their living teaching creative writing in universities. I've ended up doing that myself."
- Marilyn Hacker
(Related: American, Culture, Literary, Living, Poets, Teaching, Wonder, Writing)

"I try to write everyday. I do that much better over here than when I'm teaching. I always rewrite, usually fairly close-on which is to say first draft, then put it aside for 24 hours then more drafts."
- Marilyn Hacker
(Related: Draft, First, Teaching)

"You are almost not free, if you are teaching a group of graduate students, to become friends with one of them. I don't mean anything erotically charged, just a friendship."
- Marilyn Hacker
(Related: Friendship, Students, Teaching)

"I couldn't run a tight schedule, and if you're any good at teaching, you get sucked dry because you like your students and you're trying to help them, but you don't have any time left to write yourself."
- Jim Harrison
(Related: Time, Help, Students, Teaching, Trying)

"Jewish fundamentalism is teaching that Jews can fight with guns and with civil war, against being relocated off the West Bank, and disobey the orders of their government. That is the call to jihad, to several kinds of jihad."
- Arthur Hertzberg
(Related: Government, War, Being, Fight, Teaching)

"Teaching physics at the University, and more general lecturing to wider audiences has been a major concern."
- Antony Hewish
(Related: Audiences, Concern, Physics, Teaching, University)

"The relation between parents and children is essentially based on teaching."
- Gilbert Highet
(Related: Children, Parents, Teaching)

"It is the malady of our age that the young are so busy teaching us that they have no time left to learn."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Age, Time, Teaching)

"What we can do as individuals may not be very much on the global scale, but we have to start the change by living as we are teaching."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Change, Living, May, Teaching)

"Suffering is but another name for the teaching of experience, which is the parent of instruction and the schoolmaster of life."
- Horace
(Related: Life, Experience, Name, Suffering, Teaching)

"The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without his teacher."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: Teaching)

"John Paul II made it clear that... liberation theology based on the teaching of Jesus Christ was necessary, but liberation theology that used a Marxist analysis was unacceptable."
- Claudio Hummes
(Related: Christ, Teaching, Theology)

"From birth to death, anyone can fish. I just think it's fantastic to see old people going fishing with young people and teaching them things. I'm very, very critical."
- Rex Hunt
(Related: Death, People, Fish, Fishing, Old, Teaching)

"When language was not transcendental enough to complete the meaning of a revelation, symbols were relied upon for heavenly teaching, and familiar images, chosen from the known, were made to mirror the unknown spiritual truth."
- William H. Hunt
(Related: Truth, Language, Meaning, Spiritual, Teaching)

"It is normal for politicians in all countries to profess themselves the pupils of history, anxious to draw the right lessons from her teaching."
- Douglas Hurd
(Related: History, Countries, Politicians, Right, Teaching)

"We belong to the camp of peace. We believe in peace. We believe that our one God wishes us to live in peace and wishes peace upon us, for these are His teachings to all the followers of the three great monotheistic religions, the Children of Abraham."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Peace, God, Children, Followers, Wishes)

"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
(Related: Truth, People, Eternity, Hate, Hell, Teaching, Thinking, Writing)

"If a man would follow, today, the teachings of the Old Testament, he would be a criminal. If he would follow strictly the teachings of the New, he would be insane."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
(Related: Man, Old, Today)

"So, immediately after that, I got a commission to write a piece for chamber orchestra, and in working on the material I discovered it was possible to incorporate the Buddhist teachings into the music, so that's what I started to do."
- Joseph Jarman
(Related: Music, Buddhist)

"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
(Related: Music, People, Church, Class, Teaching)

"All television is educational television. The question is: what is it teaching?"
- Nicholas Johnson
(Related: Question, Teaching, Television)

"So one reason the science educators panic at the first sign of public rebellion is that they fear exposure of the implicit religious content in what they are teaching."
- Phillip E. Johnson
(Related: Science, Fear, Content, First, Public, Reason, Rebellion, Religious, Teaching)

"This rock thing got in the way of my teaching career."
- Al Jourgensen
(Related: Career, Teaching)

"The idea of human rights as a fundamental principle can be seen to underlie throughout Islamic teachings."
- Ali Hoseini Khamenei
(Related: Idea, Rights, Human rights)

"Throughout the past, there has been a lack of intimacy, affection, and regard for Islam by Christianity. This, to a large extent, has been due to a lack of knowledge of the great human and spiritual ideals for which Islam and the teachings of Islam stand."
- Aly Khan
(Related: Knowledge, Christianity, Islam, Affection, Ideals, Intimacy, Past, Spiritual)

"Many of us view the bible and other religious teachings as mythology."
- Richard King
(Related: Bible, Mythology, Religious)

"The funds from the sale were put into research and general teaching budgets at the university. Wharton Econometric Forecasting Associates, Inc., is now a growing enterprise with many model and other econometric facilities."
- Lawrence R. Klein
(Related: Budgets, Now, Research, Teaching, University)

"I like teaching and the contact with young minds keeps one on one's toes."
- Aaron Klug
(Related: Teaching)

"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."
- Aaron Klug
(Related: Research, Students, Teaching, Years)

"The best teaching I ever experienced was at Exeter. Yale was a distinct letdown afterward."
- John Knowles
(Related: Teaching)

"The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has been in existence for most of this century."
- C. Everett Koop
(Related: Existence, Teaching)

"When I was teaching in the 1960s in Boston, there was a great deal of hope in the air. Martin Luther King Jr. was alive, Malcolm X was alive; great, great leaders were emerging from the southern freedom movement."
- Jonathan Kozol
(Related: Hope, Boston, Freedom, Leaders, Martin, Teaching)

"The greatest difference between now and 1964, when I began teaching, is that public policy has pretty much eradicated the dream of Martin Luther King."
- Jonathan Kozol
(Related: Policy, Dream, Difference, Martin, Now, Pretty, Public, Public policy, Teaching)

"I'd love to go back and teach primary school. I used to teach fourth grade and fifth grade. I'd love to spend several years teaching kindergarten or maybe third grade."
- Jonathan Kozol
(Related: Love, School, Teaching, Years)

"The thing I loved the most - and still love the most about teaching - is that you can connect with an individual or a group, and see that individual or group exceed their limits."
- Mike Krzyzewski
(Related: Love, Limits, Teaching)

"Without In The Company of Men, I could still be teaching, so who knows if this would've existed."
- Neil LaBute
(Related: Men, Company, Teaching)

"I had never picked up a basketball before. I went through a grueling audition process. It was almost as if I was learning to walk. It would be like teaching somebody to dance ballet for a role."
- Sanaa Lathan
(Related: Dance, Ballet, Basketball, Learning, Teaching)

"What I think we can do is help individuals understand the church teaching, but also maybe help the church understand the viewpoint of lay men and women about what they want in regard to priests, or how do they want the hierarchy to deal with them?"
- William P. Leahy
(Related: Men, Women, Church, Help, Teaching, Want)

"Some of the speakers we bring on campus may not reflect official church teaching, but that's how it is."
- William P. Leahy
(Related: Church, May, Teaching)

"By no means do I anticipate screening those who come on to campus... And I have no difficulty if a bishop across the country or some local pastor may say that's not Catholic teaching - that's fine."
- William P. Leahy
(Related: Country, Difficulty, May, Teaching)

"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
(Related: Life, Poetry, Country, Eyes, Flowers, Names, Open, Teaching)

"At my age, you are naturally inclined towards teaching."
- James Levine
(Related: Age, Teaching)

"An Englishman teaching an American about food is like the blind leading the one-eyed."
- A. J. Liebling
(Related: Food, American, Blind, Leading, Teaching)

"To make your people understand what righteousness is, this must be the basis of all your teaching."
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot
(Related: People, Righteousness, Teaching)

"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
(Related: Life, Money, Learning, Teaching)

"The day is past when schools could afford to give sufficient time and attention to the teaching of the ancient languages to enable the student to get that enjoyment out of classical literature that made the lives of our grandfathers so rich."
- James Loeb
(Related: Time, Attention, Day, Enjoyment, Literature, Past, Schools, Teaching)

"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."
- Audre Lorde
(Related: Work, Survival, Key, Question, Teaching)

"The country is making a big mistake not teaching kids to cook and raise a garden and build fires."
- Loretta Lynn
(Related: Mistake, Country, Garden, Kids, Teaching)

"Even when Darwin's teaching first made its appearance, it became clear at once that its scientific, materialist core, its teaching concerning the evolution of living nature, was antagonistic to the idealism that reigned in biology."
- Trofim Lysenko
(Related: Nature, Appearance, Evolution, First, Idealism, Living, Teaching)

"Darwinism as presented by Darwin contradicted idealistic philosophy, and this contradiction grew deeper with the development of its materialist teaching."
- Trofim Lysenko
(Related: Development, Contradiction, Philosophy, Teaching)

"Parents should be encouraged to read to their children, and teachers should be equipped with all available techniques for teaching literacy, so the varying needs and capacities of individual kids can be taken into account."
- Hugh Mackay
(Related: Children, Kids, Needs, Parents, Teachers, Teaching)

"The processes of teaching the child that everything cannot be as he wills it are apt to be painful both to him and to his teacher."
- Anne Sullivan Macy
(Related: Teaching)

"Through teaching myself how to be happy and get through things, I hope I can also do that for other people."
- Taryn Manning
(Related: People, Hope, Teaching)

"It is from the traditional family that we absorb those universal ideals and principles which are the teaching of Jesus, the bedrock of our religious faith. We are taught the difference between right and wrong, and about the law, just punishment and discipline."
- Kamisese Mara
(Related: Family, Faith, Discipline, Difference, Ideals, Law, Principles, Punishment, Religious, Right, Teaching, Wrong)

"The Church has never changed its teaching on the sanctity of human life - it didn't make up a rule for the convenience of a particular time like a rule at a country club as the Governor would have us believe."
- Wellington Mara
(Related: Life, Time, Church, Country, Teaching)

"What office is there which involves more responsibility, which requires more qualifications, and which ought, therefore, to be more honorable, than that of teaching?"
- Harriet Martineau
(Related: Office, Responsibility, Teaching)

"I love teaching."
- Harry Mathews
(Related: Love, Teaching)

"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
(Related: Children, Difference, Right, Teaching, Wrong)

"My job in space will be to observe and write a journal. I am also going to be teaching a class for students on earth about life in space and on the space shuttle and conducting experiments."
- Christa McAuliffe
(Related: Life, Class, Earth, Job, Space, Students, Teaching, Will)

"Many societies have educated their male children on the simple device of teaching them not to be women."
- Margaret Mead
(Related: Women, Children, Teaching)

"The rate of childhood obesity is just ridiculous. Anytime I can get involved with teaching them how to get physical exercise, I want to help in any way possible."
- Shannon Miller
(Related: Childhood, Exercise, Help, Obesity, Teaching, Want)

"Let not England forget her precedence of teaching nations how to live."
- John Milton
(Related: EnglForget, Nations, Teaching)

"After 16 months of teaching, consulting, fellowship, and special project activities on matters ranging from conservation to healthcare to international trade, Gov. Ventura appointed me to the Minnesota Court of Appeals."
- David Minge
(Related: Conservation, Consulting, Court, Healthcare, Months, Project, Teaching, Trade)

"Man is raw and wild, that is one of the reasons why he needs the Christian teaching."
- Alfred A. Montapert
(Related: Christian, Man, Needs, Teaching)

"Teaching writing over the years intrudes on your own writing in important ways, taking away some of the excitement of poetry."
- Robert Morgan
(Related: Poetry, Excitement, Teaching, Writing, Years)

"I learned to impersonate the kind of person that talks about poetry. It comes from teaching, I think."
- Robert Morgan
(Related: Poetry, Teaching)

"Koranic teaching still insists that the sun moves around the earth. How can we advance when they teach things like that?"
- Taslima Nasrin
(Related: Earth, Sun, Teaching)

"I thought, well of course, Kinsey absolutely adored teaching. He was a wonderful teacher. So these kids really inspired me. So that was a clue I hung onto. He loved young people, he absolutely loved them. And he loved teaching them and trying to help them."
- Liam Neeson
(Related: Thought, People, Help, Kids, Teaching, Trying)

"The beginning of 1856 found me teaching in the family of a planter named Bryan, residing in Prince George County, Md., some fifteen or twenty miles from Washington."
- Simon Newcomb
(Related: Family, Beginning, Teaching, Washington)

"Now that it's officially summer, here's my advice to parents who want to continue teaching their kids during the next two months and learn something themselves: visit Civil War battlefields."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: War, Advice, Kids, Months, Now, Parents, Summer, Teaching, Visit, Want)

"Public misbehavior by the famous is a powerful teaching tool."
- Bill O'Reilly
(Related: Famous, Public, Teaching)

"This also is a part of the teaching of the Church, that there are certain angels of God, and certain good influences, which are His servants in accomplishing the salvation of men."
- Origen
(Related: Men, God, Church, Angels, Salvation, Teaching)

"This also is a part of the Church's teaching, that the world was made and took its beginning at a certain time, and is to be destroyed on account of its wickedness."
- Origen
(Related: Time, Church, Beginning, Teaching, Wickedness, World)

"The biggest thing we get out of it is seeing the kids smile. And hopefully we will also see that the lessons we're teaching - not only the fundamentals of hockey, but also the life values - are sinking in."
- Bobby Orr
(Related: Life, Values, Kids, Smile, Teaching, Will)

"I was endorsed by many corporations to work with their people. Since I had several hundred successful case histories, I realized that it was really valuable and everybody should have access to the information, so I started teaching seminars to groups of people."
- Leonard Orr
(Related: Work, People, Successful, Corporations, Information, Teaching)

"I just had to plod along without having any teaching, which was a pity."
- Ida Rentoul Outhwaite
(Related: Pity, Teaching)

"The real trouble with film school is that the people teaching are so far out of the industry that they don't give the students an idea of what's happening."
- Brian De Palma
(Related: People, Idea, Film, School, Students, Teaching, Trouble)

"Teaching is too strong a word for whatever it was I did at Northeastern University."
- Robert B. Parker
(Related: Teaching, University, Word)

"One of the most important elements in teaching, conducting, and performing, all three, is listening."
- Itzhak Perlman
(Related: Listening, Teaching)

"I'm now doing three things: concerts, conducting, and teaching, and they each support each other. I learn to see things from different perspectives and listen with different ears. The most important thing that you need to do is really listen."
- Itzhak Perlman
(Related: Now, Support, Teaching)

"Life is good for only two things, discovering mathematics and teaching mathematics."
- Simeon Poisson
(Related: Life, Mathematics, Teaching)

"Many students graduate from college and professional schools, including those of social work, nursing, medicine, teaching and law, with crushing debt burdens."
- Jon Porter
(Related: Work, College, Debt, Law, Medicine, Schools, Students, Teaching)

"There is no teaching to compare with example."
- Robert Powell
(Related: Example, Teaching)

"My reading is extremely eclectic. Lately I've been teaching myself computer graphics, so I'm reading a lot about that. I read books of trivia, of facts."
- Jack Prelutsky
(Related: Books, Computer, Facts, Reading, Teaching)

"I began teaching in New York because I needed to stay in the United States and didn't have my immigration papers in order, so working for a university was a way of resolving the issue."
- Manuel Puig
(Related: Order, states, Teaching, United, University)

"Teaching is a good distraction, and I am in contact with young people, which is very gratifying."
- Manuel Puig
(Related: People, Teaching)

"What can the Church do? If she stands by her moral teaching, then she will be seen as standing in judgement over a vast percentage of Europeans."
- Timothy Radcliffe
(Related: Church, Teaching, Will)

"To be frank, I suspect that today there is little respect for Christianity as source of moral teaching about goodness."
- Timothy Radcliffe
(Related: Christianity, Goodness, Respect, Teaching, Today)

"Having a clear faith, based on the creed of the church is often labeled today as fundamentalism. Whereas relativism, which is letting oneself be tossed and swept along by every wind of teaching, look like the only attitude acceptable to today's standards."
- Joseph Ratzinger
(Related: Faith, Attitude, Church, Teaching, Today, Wind)

"I admire the fact that the central core of Buddhist teaching involves mindfulness and loving kindness and compassion."
- Ron Reagan
(Related: Buddhist, Compassion, Fact, Kindness, Teaching)

"In the long run, much public opinion is made in the universities; ideas generated there filter down through the teaching profession and the students into the general public."
- B. Carroll Reece
(Related: Ideas, Opinion, Profession, Public, Public opinion, Students, Teaching)

"In the order I was in, each brother takes five vows, one of which is teaching the poor gratuitously. As a young person I was seized by this idea of social justice and I wanted very much to follow my vow of teaching the poor gratuitously."
- Godfrey Reggio
(Related: Brother, Idea, Justice, Order, Poor, Teaching, Vow)

"We have the Troops to Teachers program, which encourages retired military individuals to go into teaching."
- Ralph Regula
(Related: Military, Teachers, Teaching, Troops)

"I served as Dean until 1974, when I stepped down to return to full time teaching and research."
- Frederick Reines
(Related: Time, Research, Teaching)

"Teaching was the hardest work I had ever done, and it remains the hardest work I have done to date."
- Ann Richards
(Related: Work, Teaching)

"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
(Related: Basketball, Coach, Court, Talking, Teaching)

"I think that teaching coaches are the norm now."
- Oscar Robertson
(Related: Coaches, Now, Teaching)

"One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it."
- Knute Rockne
(Related: Man, Teaching)

"Sometimes I think war is God's way of teaching us geography."
- Paul Rodriguez
(Related: War, God, Geography, Teaching)

"In my teaching, I enjoyed creating models to clearly communicate my thoughts."
- Erno Rubik
(Related: Thoughts, Teaching)

"In any case, A New Kind of Science is a wonderful book, and I'm still absorbing its teachings."
- Rudy Rucker
(Related: Science)

"Modern education has devoted itself to the teaching of impudence, and then we complain that we can no longer control our mobs."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Education, Control, Teaching)

"We had two grand antique professors who had been teaching at Lombard since before I was born."
- Carl Sandburg
(Related: Teaching)

"No one should teach who is not in love with teaching."
- Margaret E. Sangster
(Related: Love, Teaching)

"What we should be teaching are the problems and holes and I think there are legitimate problems and holes in the theory of evolution. And what we need to do is to present those fairly from a scientific point of view. And we should lay out areas in which the evidence supports evolution and the areas in the evidence that does not."
- Rick Santorum
(Related: Evolution, Present, Problems, Teaching, Theory)

"It is no secret that the fruits of language study are in no sort of relation to the labour spent on teaching and learning them."
- Edward Sapir
(Related: Language, Learning, Study, Teaching)

"The vanity of teaching doth oft tempt a man to forget that he is a blockhead."
- George Savile
(Related: Forget, Man, Teaching, Vanity)

"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
(Related: People, Cooking, Listening, Teaching, Traveling, Want)

"I want to attract the best people into teaching."
- Charles Schumer
(Related: People, Teaching, Want)

"I think teaching should be an exalted profession, not a picked-on profession."
- Charles Schumer
(Related: Profession, Teaching)

"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
(Related: People, Teaching)

"The reason I do workshops is so I can learn, and I am fortunate that I've probably gained more from the whole experience of teaching than any one participant has. It is all about asking."
- John Sexton
(Related: Experience, Reason, Teaching)

"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
(Related: Work, Photography, Teaching)

"I soon gave up instruction for self-teaching."
- Tommy Shaw
(Related: Self)

"That is someone who follows the teachings of the nonviolent Jesus and takes the gospel personally, and then pays the price. I fall into that category."
- Martin Sheen
"The Dalai Lama. He is a very wise man of great inner peace who believes that happiness is the purpose of our lives. Through his teachings and leadership, he continues to make this world a better place in which to live."
- Sidney Sheldon
(Related: Happiness, Peace, Leadership, Purpose, Man, World)

"It started 25 years ago, when I was teaching elementary school in a small town in Missouri."
- Dan Simmons
(Related: School, Teaching, Years)

"We may have forgotten how to feel. Nobody is teaching us how to live happily ever after, as we've heard in fairy tales."
- Yakov Smirnoff
(Related: May, Teaching)

"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.
(Related: Wisdom, God, Truth, Books, Prayer, Teaching)

"The whole tone of Church teaching in regard to women is, to the last degree, contemptuous and degrading."
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton
(Related: Women, Church, Teaching)

"I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit."
- John Steinbeck
(Related: Artist, Artists, Mind, Spirit, Teaching)

"In other words, if a teacher only teaches in one way, then they conclude that the kids who can't learn well that way don't have the ability, when, in fact, it may be that the way the teacher's teaching is not a particularly good match to the way those kids learn."
- Robert Sternberg
(Related: Ability, Fact, Kids, May, Teaching, Words)

"There was no division I could see between the essential teaching of all Prophets and wise men of religion."
- Cat Stevens
(Related: Men, Religion, Teaching)

"My teaching began in 1936 at Iowa State College where T. W. Schultz was the department chairman."
- George Stigler
(Related: College, State, Teaching)

"There are such beings as vampires, some of us have evidence that they exist. Even had we not the proof of our own unhappy experience, the teachings and the records of the past give proof enough for sane peoples."
- Bram Stoker
(Related: Experience, Past, Proof)

"It's not the teaching, it's the learning."
- Sly Stone
(Related: Learning, Teaching)

"Anybody who had come up with a new concept would have been under suspicion for being out of step with the tradition or out of step with the teachings of the church."
- John Templeton
(Related: Church, Being, Suspicion, Tradition)

"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
(Related: Churches, Country, Teaching, Years)

"I was privileged to be able to study a year with Martha Graham, the last year she was teaching."
- Twyla Tharp
(Related: Study, Teaching)

"I' been very partial to Malcolm X, particularly his self-help teachings."
- Clarence Thomas
(Related: Self)

"History is Philosophy teaching by examples."
- Thucydides
(Related: History, Philosophy, Teaching)

"Yale places great stress on undergraduate and graduate teaching. I like teaching, and I do a lot of it."
- James Tobin
(Related: Stress, Teaching)

"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
(Related: Religion, Children, Difference, Religious, Teaching, World)

"I do not believe there is a problem in this country or the world today which could not be settled if approached through the teaching of the Sermon on the Mount."
- Harry S. Truman
(Related: Country, Teaching, Today, World)

"A practical part of my teaching is to provide demonstrative, hands-on experiences."
- Edward Tufte
(Related: Teaching)

"I'm very fast on teaching guys. Like, when I came over here, I only had two rehearsals with the band. I wondered when I first got here... but it sure came up great."
- Ike Turner
(Related: First, Teaching)

"I always considered myself being an organizer. I'm very good at teaching singers, I'm very good at staging a show, to entertain people. But I never included myself. I never applied this to me as an artist."
- Ike Turner
(Related: People, Artist, Being, Teaching)

"My father felt that his world of ideas was too liberal for traditional rabbinical teachings, and he looked for a chance to find a way in life."
- Immanuel Velikovsky
(Related: Life, Father, Ideas, Chance, Liberal, World)

"They taught us because they wanted to pass the knowledge on and educate young musicians. It was not because they had to teach because they failed as musicians. There is a huge difference in the reasons why someone is teaching and what they can offer and what they cannot offer."
- Miroslav Vitous
(Related: Knowledge, Difference, Musicians, Teaching)

"One either has to believe in a God who's terribly prejudiced, or disbelieve the teachings of such exclusionary theologies. Religions have taught us that 'we are better than they.'"
- Neale Donald Walsch
(Related: God)

"The new spirituality is that it will produce an experience in human encounters in which we become a living demonstration of the basic spiritual teaching 'We are all one.'"
- Neale Donald Walsch
(Related: Experience, Living, Spiritual, Spirituality, Teaching, Will)

"The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know."
- Simone Weil
(Related: Teaching)

"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
(Related: Thought, Doctrine, Heaven, Teaching)

"The first task in teaching is to bring to consciousness what the students already believe by virtue of their personal experiences about themselves and society."
- Paul Wellstone
(Related: Society, Virtue, Consciousness, First, Students, Teaching)

"Looking back, I understand that I was teaching myself to write."
- Mary Wesley
(Related: Teaching)

"Teaching is the royal road to learning."
- Jessamyn West
(Related: Learning, Road, Teaching)

"So many schools have cut the music classes out of their curriculum. We're trying to fill that gap by teaching the teachers how to educate the kids about their musical heritage."
- Margaret Whiting
(Related: Music, Curriculum, Kids, Schools, Teachers, Teaching, Trying)

"Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Learning, Teaching)

"At some point we must realize that actively defending against radical Islamic teachings is not a matter of cultural relativity. It is a matter of universally recognized human rights."
- Armstrong Williams
(Related: Rights, Human rights, Radical, Relativity)

"Christian teaching about sex is not a set of isolated prohibitions; it is an integral part of what the Bible has to say about living in such a way that our lives communicate the character of God."
- Rowan D. Williams
(Related: God, Sex, Character, Christian, Bible, Living, Teaching)

"My being a teacher had a decisive influence on making language and systems as simple as possible so that in my teaching, I could concentrate on the essential issues of programming rather than on details of language and notation."
- Niklaus Wirth
(Related: Being, Influence, Language, Programming, Teaching)

"Because I don't have to be careful of people's feelings when I teach literature, and I do when I'm teaching writing."
- Tobias Wolff
(Related: People, Feelings, Literature, Teaching, Writing)

"I teach one semester a year, and this year I'm just teaching one course during that semester, a writing workshop for older students in their late 20s and early 30s, people in our graduate program who are already working on a manuscript and trying to bring it to completion."
- Tobias Wolff
(Related: People, Completion, Students, Teaching, Trying, Writing)

"Those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished lose the inspiration which comes from the teaching of biography and history."
- Carter G. Woodson
(Related: History, Inspiration, Biography, Teaching)

"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."
- Carter G. Woodson
(Related: Change, Struggle, Teaching)

"My heart hath often been deeply afflicted under a feeling that the standard of pure righteousness is not lifted up to the people by us, as a society, in that clearness which it might have been, had we been as faithful as we ought to be to the teachings of Christ."
- John Woolman
(Related: Society, People, Heart, Christ, Feeling, Righteousness)

"When I did Inherit the Wind, I learned about teaching school. I also found out what a fundamentalist was."
- Dick York
(Related: School, Teaching, Wind)

"I think there is a rage against women. I've come to see that now although at the time I did not notice it. I was preoccupied with my teaching and my writing."
- Marguerite Young
(Related: Time, Women, Now, Teaching, Writing)

"I was teaching in one of the universities while the country was suffering from a severe famine. People were dying of hunger, and I felt very helpless. As an economist, I had no tool in my tool box to fix that kind of situation."
- Muhammad Yunus
(Related: People, Country, Dying, Famine, Hunger, Suffering, Teaching)