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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.
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.
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.
Today is yesterday's pupil.
The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye. The more light you shine on it, the more it will contract.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
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!
I am a pupil of Pissarro.
I could undertake to be an efficient pupil if it were possible to find an efficient teacher.
The teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
All claims of education notwithstanding, the pupil will accept only that which his mind craves.
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.
Why not whip the teacher when the pupil misbehaves?
Diogenes of Sinope
Creative activity could be described as a type of learning process where teacher and pupil are located in the same individual.
A good teacher must know the rules; a good pupil, the exceptions.
Martin H. Fischer
Nationally, overwhelmingly non-white schools receive $1,000 less per pupil than overwhelmingly white schools.
Good teachers make the best of a pupil's means; great teachers foresee a pupil's ends.
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.
Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master.
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'd propose that each central-city child should have an entitlement from the state to attend any school in the metropolitan area outside his own district - with per pupil funds going with him.
James S. Coleman
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
A pupil is a great resource.
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.
Assuming that his talent can survive the increasing strain, there is one scarcely avoidable danger that lies ahead of the pupil on his road to mastery.
Far from wishing to awaken the artist in the pupil prematurely, the teacher considers it his first task to make him a skilled artisan with sovereign control of his craft.
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