Quotation Explorer - 'Pupil'

The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil. It is not for you to choose what he shall know, what he shall do. It is chosen and foreordained and he only holds the key to his own secret. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master. - Leonardo da Vinci
The pupil of a goat's eye is elongate like a cat's, but if you look closely you'll see that it's in the horizontal position, and if you look closer still you'll see that it's less gracefully shaped, more of a ragged slot, dirty yellow. And you'll see that the white of a goat's eye is all black. - Eugene Marten
The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye. The more light you shine on it, the more it will contract. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
One repays a teacher badly if one only remains a pupil.
One repays a teacher badly if one always remains nothing but a pupil. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Originally a pupil of , I became a pupil of Dumas, Gerhardt and Williamson: I no longer belonged to any school. August Kekulé - Liebig
To-day is the pupil of yesterday. - Publilius Syrus
The plain fact is that education is itself a form of propaganda - a deliberate scheme to outfit the pupil, not with the capacity to weigh ideas, but with a simple appetite for gulping ideas ready-made. The aim is to make 'good' citizens, which is to say, docile and uninquisitive citizens. - H.L. Mencken
The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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