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A Quote by Socrates on children, food, parenthood, and teachers

Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.

Socrates (469 - 399 BC)

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A Quote by Simonides of Ceos on cities and teachers

The city is the teacher of the man.

Simonides of Ceos (c.556 - 468 BC)

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A Quote by Shui-ch'ing Tzu on heart, students, teachers, and understanding

The inner teachings must be transmitted orally and personally from teacher to student before they can be understood from the heart.

Shui-ch'ing Tzu (between 1600 & 1911 -)

Source: commentary on T'ai Shang Ch'ing-ching Ching, written in Six Dynasties Era (220-589 AD), p 13

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A Quote by Shui-ch'ing Tzu on action, knowledge, progress, sincerity, teachers, and taoism

If you are sincere in seeking this knowledge, you must look for a teacher and humbly ask your teacher to show you the opening of the Mysterious Gate. From then on, if your actions follow the Tao, you will progress. If your actions stray from the Tao, your progress will be halted.

Shui-ch'ing Tzu (between 1600 & 1911 -)

Source: commentary on T'ai Shang Ch'ing-ching Ching, written in Six Dynasties Era (220-589 AD), p 19

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on teachers

A young man respects and looks up to his teachers. -Praeceptores suos adulescens veneratur et suspicit

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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A Quote by Samuel Gilmore on life, listening, and teachers

Listen to life, it is the wisest teacher of all.

Samuel Gilmore

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A Quote by Saint Basil the Great on good, life, soul, teachers, and words

I heard many discourses which were good for the soul, but I could not discover in the case of any one of the teachers that his life was worthy of his words.

Saint Basil the Great (329 - 379)

Source: Letters and Select Works

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on teachers

I'm not a teacher, but an awakener.

Robert Frost

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on teachers

I am not a teacher but an awakener.

Robert Frost

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A Quote by Richard David Bach on justice, learning, teachers, and teaching

Learning is finding out what you already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know it just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, teachers.

Richard Bach (1936 -)

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