Famous quotes containing the word teaching:
“What is this? A new teaching -with authority! He commands even the unclean spirits, and they obey him.”
—Bible: New Testament, Mark 1:27.
Of Jesus after he had exorcized an unclean spirit.
“It is by teaching that we teach ourselves, by relating that we observe, by affirming that we examine, by showing that we look, by writing that we think, by pumping that we draw water into the well.”
—Henri-Frédéric Amiel (18211881)
“If we focus exclusively on teaching our children to read, write, spell, and count in their first years of life, we turn our homes into extensions of school and turn bringing up a child into an exercise in curriculum development. We should be parents first and teachers of academic skills second.”
—Neil Kurshan (20th century)