Gilbert Highet Quotes

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Gilbert Highet Quotes

A good teacher is a determined person.
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The relation between parents and children is essentially based on teaching.

— Gilbert Highet

Wherever there are beginners and experts, old and young, there is some kind of learning going on, some kind of teaching. We are all pupils and we are all teachers.

— Gilbert Highet

Bad teaching wastes a great deal of effort, and spoils many lives which might have been full of energy and happiness.

— Gilbert Highet

The teacher's chief difficulty is poverty. He (or she) belongs to a badly paid profession. He cannot dress and live like a workman, but he is sometimes paid as little as an unskilled laborer.

— Gilbert Highet

I believe that much of the maladjustment in our societies is caused, not by malevolence and corruption, but simply by ignorance.

— Gilbert Highet

Leisure is one of the three greatest rewards of being a teacher. It is, unfortunately, the privilege which teachers most often misuse.

— Gilbert Highet

Most Americans do not like poetry. We may respect it, but we do not enjoy it.

— Gilbert Highet

People learn more quickly by doing something or seeing something done.

— Gilbert Highet

Nobody has ever thought himself to death. The chief danger confronting us is not age. It is laziness, sloth, routine, stupidity, - forcing their way in like wind through the shutters, seeping into the cellar like swamp water.

— Gilbert Highet

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