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.
The average educated man in America has about as much knowledge of what a political idea is as he has of the principles of counterpoint. Each is a thing used in politics or music which those fellows who practice politics or music manipulate somehow. Show him one and he will deny that it is politics at all. It must be corrupt or he will not recognize it. He has only seen dried figs. He has only thought dried thoughts. A live thought or a real idea is against the rules of his mind.
There is no happiness like that of being loved by your fellow creatures, and feeling that ...- Charlotte Bronte
Happy girls are the prettiest.- Audrey Hepburn
Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or ...- Francois Marie Arouet
Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.- James Bryant Conant
Footfalls echo in the memory down the passage which we did not take, towards the door we n...- T. S. Eliot
|Birth:||2nd March, 1862|
|Death:||4th November, 1933|
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