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Schoolmasters Quotes

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Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers,
the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters,
and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.
- John Lubbock

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One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
- George Herbert

Let schoolmasters puzzle their brain,
With grammar, and nonsense, and learning,
Good liquor, I stoutly maintain, Gives genius a better discerning.
- Oliver Goldsmith

My idea is always to reach my generation.
The wise writer writes for the youth of his own generation,
the critics of the next, and the schoolmasters of ever afterward.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

 

There are three schoolmasters for everybody that will employ them -
the senses,
intelligent companions, and books.
- Henry Ward Beecher

We schoolmasters must temper discretion with deceit.
- Evelyn Waugh

The Law of God in the Christian religion is the schoolmaster that leads us to Christ.
- Randall Terry

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

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

Poverty is the schoolmaster of character.
- Antiphanes

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

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

Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit,
any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
- Erich Maria Remarque

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

A schoolmaster should have an atmosphere of awe,
and walk wonderingly, as if he was amazed at being himself.
- Walter Bagehot

That old law about "an eye for an eye" leaves everybody blind.
The time is always right to do the right thing.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

In matters of conscience,
the law of the majority has no place.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

It is not desirable to cultivate
a respect for the law,
so much as for the right.
- Henry David Thoreau

The more laws and order are made prominent,
the more thieves and robbers there will be.
- Lao Tzu

Justice that love gives is a surrender,
justice that law gives is a punishment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

For time and the world do not stand still.
Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

Hatred does not cease through hatred at any time.
Hatred ceases through love.
This is an unalterable law.
- The Buddha

Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

The law of sacrifice is uniform throughout the world.
To be effective it demands the sacrifice
of the bravest and the most spotless.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

No written law has ever been more binding
than unwritten custom supported by popular opinion.
- Carrie Chapman Catt

It is the first law of friendship
that it has to be cultivated.
The second is to be indulgent
when the first law is neglected.
- Voltaire

The only way to store information is by agreement.
The belief system is like a Book of Law that rules our mind.
Our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive.
Humans punish themselves endlessly
for not being what they believe they should be.
We have the need to be accepted and to be loved by others,
but we cannot accept and love ourselves.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Whenever men take the law into their own hands,
the loser is the law.
And when the law loses, freedom languishes.
- Robert Kennedy

Possession isn't nine-tenths of the law.
It's nine-tenths of the problem.
- John Lennon

Law of Contrariness:
Our chief want in life is somebody
who shall make us do what we can.
Having found them, we shall then hate them for it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Conscience is a mother-in-law whose visit never ends.
- H. L. Mencken

Clarke's Third Law:
Any sufficiently advanced technology
is indistinguishable from magic.
- Arthur C. Clarke

Congress will pass a law restricting public comment
on the Internet to individuals who have spent a minimum
of one hour actually accomplishing a specific task while on line.
- Andy Grove

Humor is always based on a modicum of truth.
Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law?
- Dick Clark

One of the things I was taught in law school is that
I'd never be able to think the same again -
that being a lawyer is something that's part of who
I am as an individual now.
- Anita Hill

In law, nothing is certain but the expense.
- Samuel Butler

To hear some men talk of the government,
you would suppose that Congress was the law of gravitation,
and kept the planets in their places.
- Wendell Phillips

Constant development is the law of life,
and a man who always tries to maintain his dogmas
in order to appear consistent
drives himself into a false position.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Ignorance of the law excuses no man from practicing it.
- Addison Mizner

I want to be the white man's brother, not his brother-in-law.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

My father-in-law gets up at 5 o'clock in the morning
and watches the Discovery Channel.
I don't know why there's this big rush to do this.
- Jeff Foxworthy

If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.
- Louis D. Brandeis

Have a talk with your mind
(it really is something separate from yourself).
Lay down the law.
"My life begins TODAY.
I am like a newborn.
I have what I have today;
I have my fingers, my toes,
some people in my life,
some material and financial state.
Yesterday is only a dream -
perhaps a nightmare,
perhaps a cherished memory,
but only a dream - nothing more.
I will make all decisions and actions based solely
on what I have today as a starting point."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Just got back from a pleasure trip: I took my mother-in-law to the airport.
- Henny Youngman

If you do something once,
people will call it an accident.
If you do it twice, t
hey call it a coincidence.
But do it a third time, and
you've just proven a natural law.
- Grace Hopper

And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual,
it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival
of the fittest in every department.
- Andrew Carnegie

To force a lawyer on a defendant can only lead him
to believe that the law contrives against him.
- Potter Stewart

Almost any sect, cult, or religion will
legislate its creed into law
if it acquires the political power.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
- Jeremy Bentham

If a child lives with criticism,
he learns to condemn.
...
If a child lives with fear,
he learns to be apprehensive.
...
If a child lives with encouragement,
he learns to be confident.
...
If a child lives with acceptance,
he learns to love.
- Dorothy Law Nolte

The law has no compassion.
And justice is administered without compassion.
- Christopher Darden

Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life:
in education,
medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art.
- Barry Commoner

It appears to be a law that you cannot have
a deep sympathy with both man and nature.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is impossible to tell where the law stops and justice begins.
- Bugs Baer

To believe in a just law of cause and effect,
carrying with it a punishment or a reward,
is to believe in righteousness.
- Ernest Holmes

The law has no power over heroes.
- Charlotte Lennox

Who would give a law to lovers? Love is unto itself a higher law.
- Boethius

Some men are alive simply because it is against the law to kill them.
- Edward W. Howe

Music is a moral law.
It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind,
flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
- Plato

The trouble with law is lawyers.
- Clarence Darrow

Individual rights are the means of subordinating society to moral law.
- Ayn Rand

If the law is upheld only by government officials,
then all law is at an end.
- Herbert Hoover

In any country there must be people who have to die.
They are the sacrifices any nation has to make to achieve law and order.
- Idi Amin

The Ten Commandments are the divinely revealed law.
- Roy Moore

If there's anything I'd hate as a son-in-law,
it's an actor; and if there's anything I think I'd
hate worse than an actor as a son-in-law,
it's an English actor.
- Joseph P. Kennedy

Our government...
teaches the whole people by its example.
If the government becomes the lawbreaker,
it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to
become a law unto himself;
it invites anarchy.
- Louis D. Brandeis

My job is to interpret the law based on how the legislature
and the court has done it and then,
of course, to use our system of justice to develop
some new legal tools and new concepts.
- Bill Scott

In the early West, law and politics were parallel roads
to usefulness as well as distinction.
- John George Nicolay

Not a season passes without new disclosures showing
Nixon's numerous attempts at criminal use of his presidential
powers and in fact the scorn he held for the rule of law.
- Bob Woodward

Law shuttles between freeing us and enslaving us.
- Kary Mullis

After the war, prompted by the Cardinal Archbishop of Paris,
I entered Parliament so that a priest could speak out for the poor,
as canon law at that time still permitted.
- Abbe Pierre


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