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A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master.
Leonardo da Vinci
That is the difference between good teachers and great teachers: good teachers make the best of a pupil's means; great teachers foresee a pupil's ends.
My heart is singing for joy this morning! A miracle has happened! The light of understanding has shone upon my little pupil's mind, and behold, all things are changed!
Why not whip the teacher when the pupil misbehaves?
A good teacher must know the rules; a good pupil, the exceptions.
Martin H. Fischer
Creative activity could be described as a type of learning process where teacher and pupil are located in the same individual.
The mind of a bigot to the pupil of the eye; the more light you pour on it, the more it contracts.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
The educator must believe in the potential power of his pupil, and he must employ all his art in seeking to bring his pupil to experience this power.
Art, as far as it is able, follows nature, as a pupil imitates his master; thus your art must be, as it were, God's grandchild.
When I was growing up, I wasn't an extrovert. If anything, I was an introverted kid and a very average pupil at school. I was very quiet.
All claims of education notwithstanding, the pupil will accept only that which his mind craves.
Today is yesterday's pupil.
The teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
I was a good pupil at primary school: in the second class I was writing with no spelling mistakes, and the third and fourth classes were done in a single year.
To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil's soul. To Miss Mackay it is a putting in of something that is not there, and that is not what I call education. I call it intrusion.
As the true object of education is not to render the pupil the mere copy of his preceptor, it is rather to be rejoiced in, than lamented, that various reading should lead him into new trains of thinking.
I was for two years a pupil at the Model School in Fort street which was then conducted upon the Irish national system, and if any special religious instruction was given in connection with that system, I do not recollect it.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
Erich Maria Remarque
Technique is really personality. That is the reason why the artist cannot teach it, why the pupil cannot learn it, and why the aesthetic critic can understand it.
I could undertake to be an efficient pupil if it were possible to find an efficient teacher.
I am a pupil of Pissarro.
Good teachers make the best of a pupil's means; great teachers foresee a pupil's ends.
Teaching, I find, is not the most amusing thing on earth; in fact, with a stupid lump for a Pupil, it is about the most irksome.
Jane Welsh Carlyle
A pupil is a great resource.
John F. Kennedy
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