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Obstacles, of course, are developmentally necessary: they teach kids strategy, patience, critical thinking, resilience and resourcefulness.
The best math lesson we can teach college students this year is to subtract a tuition increase and benefit from the dividends of higher education.
Teach not thy lip such scorn, for it was made For kissing, lady, not for such contempt.
Old age and the passage of time teach all things.
In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy.
Punishment may make us obey the orders we are given, but at best it will only teach an obedience to authority, not a self-control which enhances our self-respect.
Most of the kids that I meet in the street are serious hardened criminals that I meet in the street, never had a mother and a father to love them, to protect them, to teach them right from wrong and lead them out of crime and gangs and stuff like that.
There is no reason to teach an ape to become human. There are many reasons to teach some apes and some humans to transition the worlds between the species boundaries, especially when our genetics are so similar as to make us 'siblings.' It is the way to learn how we become that which we are.
The best CEOs I know are teachers, and at the core of what they teach is strategy.
All blessings come to us through our Lord. He will teach us, for in beholding His life we find that He is the best example.
Saint Teresa of Avila
We teach people how to treat us.
Whether or not you discover your talents and passions is partly a matter of opportunity. If you've never been sailing, or picked up an instrument, or tried to teach or to write fiction, how would you know if you had a talent for these things?
We need to teach the next generation of children from day one that they are responsible for their lives. Mankind's greatest gift, also its greatest curse, is that we have free choice. We can make our choices built from love or from fear.
There is a reason it used to be a crime in the Confederate states to teach a slave to read: Literacy is power.
For me, religious festivals and celebrations have become an important way to teach my children about how we can transform living with diversity from the superficial 'I eat ethnic food', to something dignified, mutually respectful and worthwhile.
If you would have your son to walk honourably through the world, you must not attempt to clear the stones from his path, but teach him to walk firmly over them - not insist upon leading him by the hand, but let him learn to go alone.
Feeling gratitude isn't born in us - it's something we are taught, and in turn, we teach our children.
To teach an academic subject is certainly not easy, but compared to coaching, it is. We can say 'two plus two is four' to every kid and be sure that we are right. But in coaching, we have to literally get to the soul of the people we are dealing with.
As children, we looked up to our maids and our nannies, who were playing in some ways the role of our mothers. They were paid to be nice to us, to look after us, teach us things and take time out of their day to be with us. As a child you think of these people as an extension of your mother.
I want to change the world. I want to be a part of culture. I want to help teach.
Teach a parrot the terms 'supply and demand' and you've got an economist.
Education has failed in a very serious way to convey the most important lesson science can teach: skepticism.
You can't teach others if you are living the same way.
To teach a man how he may learn to grow independently, and for himself, is perhaps the greatest service that one man can do another.
We often say that the biggest job we have is to teach a newly hired employee to fail intelligently... to experiment over and over again and to keep on trying and failing until he learns what will work.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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