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Definition of Schoolmaster


  1. The man who presides over and teaches a school; a male teacher of a school.
  2. One who, or that which, disciplines and directs.

Schoolmaster Quotations

Suffering is but another name for the teaching of experience, which is the parent of instruction and the schoolmaster of life.

One good schoolmaster is of more use than a hundred priests.
Thomas Paine

An author ought to write for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next, and the schoolmaster of ever afterwards.
F. Scott Fitzgerald

I neither drink nor smoke, because my schoolmaster impressed upon me three cardinal virtues; cleanliness in person, cleanliness in mind; temperance.
John Burns

No man, however strong, can serve ten years as schoolmaster, priest, or Senator, and remain fit for anything else.
Henry Adams
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Schoolmaster Translations

schoolmaster in German is Schulmeister, Lehrer
schoolmaster in Spanish is maestro de escuela