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Ann Richards Quotes and Sayings

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Teaching was the hardest work I had ever done,
and it remains the hardest work I have done to date.
- Ann Richards

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I thought I knew Texas pretty well, but I had no notion
of its size until I campaigned it.
- Ann Richards

I've always said that in politics, your enemies can't hurt you,
but your friends will kill you.
- Ann Richards

Let me tell you, sisters, seeing dried egg on a plate
in the morning is a lot dirtier than anything I've
had to deal with in politics.
- Ann Richards

 

I have a real soft spot in my heart for librarians
and people who care about books.
- Ann Richards

I have very strong feelings about how you lead your life.
You always look ahead, you never look back.
- Ann Richards

I believe in recovery, and I believe that as a role
model I have the responsibility to let young people
know that you can make a mistake and come back from it.
- Ann Richards

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I have always had the feeling I could do anything and my dad told me I could.
I was in college before I found out he might be wrong.
- Ann Richards

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

Many societies have educated their male children
on the simple device of teaching them not to be women.
- Margaret Mead

The whole art of teaching is only the art
of awakening the natural curiosity
of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
- Anatole France

I hate to see complacency prevail in our lives
when it's so directly contrary to the teaching of Christ.
- Jimmy Carter

Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.
- Gail Godwin

An Englishman teaching an American about food is like
the blind leading the one-eyed.
- A. J. Liebling

One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it.
- Knute Rockne

A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society,
and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching.
- A. Bartlett Giamatti

Much education today is monumentally ineffective.
All too often we are giving young people cut flowers
when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.
- John W. Gardner

The most permanent lessons in morals are those which come,
not of booky teaching, but of experience.
- Mark Twain

When a father, absent during the day,
returns home at six, his children receive only his temperament,
not his teaching.
- Robert Bly

Public misbehavior by the famous is a powerful teaching tool.
- Bill O'Reilly

When I was teaching at Harvard in the 1970s,
I went to Project Incorporated in Cambridge and took photography classes.
I didn't even know how to aim the camera in those days.
- Ann Beattie

Medical physicists work in cooperation with doctors.
A few medical physicists devote their time to research and teaching.
A few get involved with administrative duties.
- John Cameron

It is the malady of our age that the young are so busy
teaching us that they have no time left to learn.
- Eric Hoffer

I just had to plod along without having any teaching,
which was a pity.
- Ida Rentoul Outhwaite

I soon gave up instruction for self-teaching.
- Tommy Shaw

So many schools have cut the music classes out of their curriculum.
We're trying to fill that gap by teaching the teachers
how to educate the kids about their musical heritage.
- Margaret Whiting

TV is bigger than any story it reports.
It's the greatest teaching tool since the printing press.
- Fred W. Friendly

No one should teach who is not in love with teaching.
- Margaret E. Sangster

My teaching began in 1936 at Iowa State College where T. W. Schultz was the department chairman.
- George Stigler

The country is making a big mistake not teaching kids
to cook and raise a garden and build fires.
- Loretta Lynn

We spend the first twelve months of our children's
lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve
telling them to sit down and shut up.
- Phyllis Diller

I think teaching should be an exalted profession,
not a picked-on profession.
- Charles Schumer

A teacher who is not dogmatic is simply a teacher who is not teaching.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Teaching physics at the University, and more general
lecturing to wider audiences has been a major concern.
- Antony Hewish

Yale places great stress on undergraduate and graduate teaching.
I like teaching, and I do a lot of it.
- James Tobin

The thing I would most like to see invented is a way
of teaching children and grown-ups the difference between right and wrong.
- Robert Maxwell

The five steps in teaching an employee new skills are preparation,
explanation, showing, observation and supervision.
- Bruce Barton

The real trouble with film school is that the people
teaching are so far out of the industry that they don't
give the students an idea of what's happening.
- Brian De Palma

We shouldn't any of us be afraid of teaching protective measures to save lives.
- Kyan Douglas

The new spirituality is that it will produce an experience
in human encounters in which we become a living demonstration
of the basic spiritual teaching 'We are all one.'
- Neale Donald Walsch

My father, Robert Ernst, was teaching as an architect
at the technical high school of our city.
- Richard Ernst

Many students graduate from college and professional schools,
including those of social work, nursing,
medicine, teaching and law, with crushing debt burdens.
- Jon Porter

Given the professionalism of Michigan teachers,
I think they're not teaching because of the financial rewards.
- John Engler

Housework is a breeze.
Cooking is a pleasant diversion.
Putting up a retaining wall is a lark.
But teaching is like climbing a mountain.
- Fawn M. Brodie

The proper method for hastening the decay of error
is by teaching every man to think for himself.
- William Godwin

Also, while I was at Yale, I had a job teaching kids at the museum.
- Robert T. Bakker

In 1979, I received a phone call from Ansel Adams asking
me if I would be willing to consider coming to work for him.
I was teaching photography in Southern California at that point.
- John Sexton

Benevolence alone will not make a teacher,
nor will learning alone do it.
The gift of teaching is a peculiar talent,
and implies a need and a craving in the teacher himself.
- John Jay Chapman

Teaching writing over the years intrudes on your own
writing in important ways,
taking away some of the excitement of poetry.
- Robert Morgan

The thing I loved the most - and still love the most about teaching -
is that you can connect with an individual or a group,
and see that individual or group exceed their limits.
- Mike Krzyzewski

You are almost not free, if you are teaching a group of graduate students,
to become friends with one of them.
I don't mean anything erotically charged,
just a friendship.
- Marilyn Hacker

One of the most important elements in teaching,
conducting, and performing, all three,
is listening.
- Itzhak Perlman

The doctrine of the Kingdom of Heaven,
which was the main teaching of Jesus,
is certainly one of the most revolutionary doctrines
that ever stirred and changed human thought.
- H. G. Wells

Modern education has devoted itself to the teaching of impudence,
and then we complain that we can no longer control our mobs.
- John Ruskin

Let not England forget her precedence of teaching nations how to live.
- John Milton

A practical part of my teaching is to provide demonstrative,
hands-on experiences.
- Edward Tufte

Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt.
- Clarence Darrow

The greatest difference between now and 1964,
when I began teaching, is that public policy has pretty
much eradicated the dream of Martin Luther King.
- Jonathan Kozol

I think we've got outstanding teaching in Michigan classrooms.
- John Engler

You need a teaching coach who understands the game of basketball,
not just some guy coming on the court talking about Xs and Os.
- Oscar Robertson

Teaching is an instinctual art, mindful of potential,
craving of realizations, a pausing, seamless process.
- A. Bartlett Giamatti

I taught in a small teacher's college for three or four years,
at which point all the administrators got a pay raise
and the teaching faculty didn't.
- David Eddings

Call it my little gesture toward social conscience,
but I like to think I'm teaching a certain number of people to read.
Now that sounds pretentious!
- David Eddings

This also is a part of the teaching of the Church,
that there are certain angels of God,
and certain good influences, which are His servants
in accomplishing the salvation of men.
- Origen

Plus, teaching brings home to you very fast that you actually know nothing.
I didn't realize that before.
- Hugh Grant

It's not the teaching, it's the learning.
- Sly Stone

I learned to impersonate the kind of person that talks about poetry.
It comes from teaching, I think.
- Robert Morgan

I like teaching and the contact with young minds keeps one on one's toes.
- Aaron Klug

I'm very happy.
I like my work and the various aspects of it-going around the world,
teaching the gospel according to St.
Albert.
- Albert Ellis

The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.
- Aristotle

Through my music teaching and my not absolutely irregular attendance at church,
I became acquainted with the best class of colored people in Jacksonville.
- James Weldon Johnson


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