Quotation Explorer - 'Lecture'

I never lecture, not because I am shy or a bad speaker, but simply because I detest the sort of people who go to lectures and don't want to meet them. - H. L. Mencken
No harm's done to history by making it something someone would want to read."(The Course of Human Events, NEH Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities 2003) - David McCullough
A dam doesn't try to reason with the water. Its main purpose is to hold it still for a while. When I lecture my kids I'm doing much the same thing. I'm not trying to necessarily reason with them, just hold them still for a short while. - Spuds Crawford
La lecture de tous les bons livres est comme une conversation avec les plus honnêtes gens des siècles passés. - René Descartes
Quand je lis un livre, j'y mets toute mon imagination, de sorte qu'en ce sens la lecture ressemble un peu à l'écriture; ou plutôt c'est comme si je vivais ce que je lisais - Dodie Smith
While the lecture itself was not bold, because my relationships were bold and intimate and risky, the lecture had impact. This experience taught me a powerful lesson about evangelism: the integrity of our relationships matters more than the boldness of our words. - Rosaria Champagne Butterfield
Plus tu plonges dans la lecture d'un livre, plus ton plaisir augmente, plus ta nature s'affine, plus ta langue se délie, plus ton vocabulaire s'enrichit, plus ton âme est gagnée par l'enthousiasme et le ravissement, plus ton cœur est comblé. - Jāḥiẓ
Having George W. Bush giving a lecture on business ethics is like having a leper give you a facial, it just doesn't work! - Robin Williams
I left that church with rich and royal hatred of the priest as a person, and a loathing for the church as an institution, and I vowed that I would never go inside a church again.[, describing his teenage reaction to a hellfire lecture by a priest] - Eugene V. Debs
Junior huffed. "The point is, this rope is even better! I call it Andskoti. It is woven with the most powerful paradoxes in the Nine Worlds-.Wi-Fi with no lag, a politician's sincerity, a printer that prints, health deep-fried food, and an interesting grammar lecture! - Rick Riordan
...[D]espite the concoction's disgusting lecture, it's cleared every blemish from my face, as promised. I am a Buzzard-created beauty, head to toe. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
...wearing a turban of yellow, signifying knowledge, and a robe of purple, portraying purity and activity, Virchand Gandhi of Bombay delivered a lecture on the religions of India.... - The New York Times
PANDEMONIUM, n. Literally, the Place of All the Demons. Most of them have escaped into politics and finance, and the place is now used as a lecture hall by the Audible Reformer. When disturbed by his voice the ancient echoes clamor appropriate responses most gratifying to his pride of distinction. - Ambrose Bierce
You are free to lecture someone on their bad morals, and they are free to tell you to fuck off. - Marty Rubin
If you can read the book and say, ‘Space Marines, YEEEAAAHHH!’ That’s Military Science Fiction. (Brigham Young writing lecture, March 2012) - Brandon Sanderson
One of our professors described a lecture as 'a mystical process by which the notes on the pad of the lecturer pass on to the pad of the student, without passing through the mind of either'. - John Cleese
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