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Experience teaches only the teachable.

Aldous Huxley

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The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence.

Amos Bronson Alcott

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I never teach my pupils. I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.

Albert Einstein

If you would thoroughly know anything, teach it to others.

Tryon Edwards

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For every person who wants to teach there are approximately thirty people who don't want to learn-much.

W. C. Sellar and R. J. Yeatman

Everyone who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.

Oscar Wilde

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History is philosophy teaching by example, and also warning; its two eyes are geography and chronology.

James A. Garfield

It is because modern education is so seldom inspired by a great hope that it so seldom achieves great results. The wish to preserve the past rather that the hope of creating the future dominates the minds of those who control the teaching of the young.

Bertrand Russell

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It's hard to get through a day without a child feeling some type of frustration. Yet, parents typically do such a poor job teaching children how to express anger in a healthy way. I provide parents with many useful tips for learning to prevent and manage a child's anger.

Toni Schutta

You're not wasting time teaching kids things they already know.

George Zimmer

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I think our community programs have been extraordinary. Our after-school and summer programs have been very successful, and they really help grow the game in our communities. We've been blessed with great instructors, and I think that in teaching tennis to our youth, we're also promoting education, developing citizenship and building future friendships and relationships.

Helen Moser Petersen

Many new teachers that we hire are actually ready to earn permanent status after their second year. Taking away from us the ability to award tenure to the best and brightest that we hire actually hurts us in recruiting highly qualified teaching staff.

Bob Wells

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He's like a big brother -- I've never had one, ... He's been teaching me ever since I got here, even in the summer. I use him and take advantage as much as I can.

Bruce Johnson

The consciousness of self is the greatest hindrance to the proper execution of all physical action. There is no fixed teaching. All I can provide is an appropriate medicine for a particular ailment.

Bruce Lee

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It's possibly true that all you need is a chance, but there's a typical path coaches follow. In terms of the coaching part, handling players at practice, teaching the schemes of football, I don't think that would change a bit no matter what. But recruiting is much different.

Larry Kehres

I've always seen historical interpretation as a learning experience, just as much as high school teaching. It's an engaging way to explain history to people.

Tom Kelleher

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He's a great coach, and he's going to make you better. He asks every player to believe in what he's teaching and believe in the system. He's such an exciting coach, you see him jumping on the sidelines and stuff. As a player, you like to see him get excited because he's excited for you and he wants to win, and that's been exciting for us. You just want to do what he asks.

Carl Elliott

The building expresses in its original architecture and design the idea of a research and teaching university. The building looks traditional but the idea behind it was radical.

David Guth

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No other job in the world could possibly dispossess one so completely as this job of teaching. You could stand all day in a laundry, for instance, still in possession of your mind. But this teaching utterly obliterates you. It cuts right into your being: essentially, it takes over your spirit. It drags it out from where it would hide.

Sylvia Ashton Warner

It's really unfair to our young teachers and discouraging them from entering the profession, particularly in the most challenging teaching environments where they're most needed.

Barry Wilson

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