Quotation Explorer - 'Taught'

We should be taught not to wait for inspiration to start a thing. Action always generates inspiration. Inspiration seldom generates action. - Frank Tibolt
Men are taught to apologize for their weaknesses, women for their strengths. - Lois Wyse
Two things are needed to raise awareness: education and love. And these go hand in hand because we can be taught to love. - Kamand Kojouri
I wouldn’t have minded school if they taught you important things like how to have good sex and what brand of wine is the best… But for some reason they were hell bent on teaching me algebra - Ben Mitchell
I'd rather be encouraged by an ant to live than taught to doubt by fifty skeptics. - Marty Rubin
Experience has taught us that we have only one enduring weapon in our struggle against mental illness: the emotional discovery of our truth about the unique history of our childhood.-, author of The Drama of The Gifted Child - Alice Miller
Defeat is only defeat if we accept it as defeat. Victory often comes after defeat, because one was too stubborn to allow it to be their reality. In the trail of any great conflict you will see the scuff marks, where the one was beaten down, but they could not be taught to stay that way. - Tom Althouse
What it takes to do a job will not be learned from management courses. It is principally a matter of experience, the proper attitude, and common sense none of which can be taught in a classroom... Human experience shows that people, not organizations or management systems, get things done. - Hyman G. Rickover
The sacred sense of beyond, of timelessness, of a world which had an eternal value and the substance of which was divine had been given back to me today by this friend of mine who taught me dancing. - Hermann Hesse
My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it. - Abraham Lincoln
A mother`s job is not complete till she has taught and imbibed God`s Words, and principles into her kids. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
It must be frustrating to survive the gauntlet that is our western medical schooling system only to one day come to the realization that you have been taught only to manage illness and disease instead of curing it. - Gary Hopkins
True love has taught me that there is a difference between a woman getting naked for you and one revealing herself to you. - Steve Maraboli
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught. - Oscar Wilde
We are taught to be ashamed of confusion, anger, fear and sadness, and to me they are of equal value as happiness excitement and inspiration. - Alanis Morissette
Being friendless taught me how to be a friend. Funny how that works. - Colleen Wainwright
A turbulent history has taught Chinese leaders that not every problem has a solution and that too great an emphasis on total mastery over specific events could upset the harmony of the universe. - Henry Kissinger
Jesus taught in parables for a reason. - Stuart Connelly
I did something the other day that not many have been taught. I prayed for those who hurt me, to eventually find there way- not because they deserve it but because i deserve the growth. - Nikki Rowe
The good news is that the moment you decide that what you know is more important than what you have been taught to believe, you will have shifted gears in your quest for abundance. Success comes from within, not from without. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
You know one thing that Mr. Powell taught me? He taught me that sometimes, art can make you forget everything else all around you. That's what are can do. - Gary D. Schmidt
Maybe the problem is that I was never taught to enjoy failure as an opportunity. - Michael Treanor
REPROBATION, n. In theology, the state of a luckless mortal prenatally damned. The doctrine of reprobation was taught by Calvin, whose joy in it was somewhat marred by the sad sincerity of his conviction that although some are foredoomed to perdition, others are predestined to salvation. - Ambrose Bierce
Blake gave Selena a nudge "Remember what I taught you, itsy-bitsy-babe-ette"She flashed him a mischievous grin and raise the hose." Boom goes the dynamite!"-Demons In Disguise - A&E Kirk
One day My father taught me a ‎lesson "never compete with someone who sold the world for his ‎dream"... I have learned the lesson and decided to be this one so, no one can compete with me. - Ahmed El Sokkary
A man cannot be blamed for ignorance if he has never been taught. - Rose
What grape to keep its place in the sun, taught our ancestors to make wine? - Cyril Connolly
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul. - Meryl Streep
I am not sure that you can be taught how to love. In many ways it is innate - just watch and see what small child effortlessly does. But you can be reminded of it and invited to it and reminded of it. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Tennis taught me to take chances, to take life as it comes. To hit every ball that comes to me no matter how hard it looks, to give it my best shot. - Thisuri Wanniarachchi
Participating in the filling of others' brains with knowledge and know-how is just an extraordinary gift only very few have. Hence, teaching a language is indeed opening these brains to the world with its similarities and dissimilarities taught in different words. - Messaoud Mohammed
I was taught to deceive by a great deceiver. Jenny will embrace me as a good man. Just as you did...before tonight. - Ken Cruickshank
Told often enough that they are the source of sin, women may well begin feeling guilty as they accept the necessity for penance. Taught effectively enough that they are irrelevant to the important processes of society, women begin to feel they are living invisibly. - Sandra M. Gilbert Susan Gubar
My Prayer? Oh' Lord give me the mind of a warrior that has been taught to fear your name, The soul of a prophet with the tongue and courage to speak truth though I be surrounded by those that despise it and the heart of a boy that believes he can slay a giant - Tonny K. Brown
I trust in reality more than beliefs, one is taught and the later is experienced. - Wali
Our goodness, our badness all develop from social experience, the company we keep, the things we're taught when we're young. We start with a clean slate. It's everyone else who fucks us up. - S. Walden
You can choose to be happy or sad and whichever you choose that is what you get. No one is really responsible to make someone else happy, no matter what most people have been taught and accept as true. - Sidney Madwed
If we abide by the principles taught by the Bible, our country will go on prospering. - Daniel Webster
How Learning to Say Goodbye Taught Me How to Live is an excellent book...very transformative and empowering..lot of practical advise for people struggling to overcome any problem in their life - Nandita Keshavan
Books had taught me new ideas and had shown me ways of life that I would not have known about otherwise, and they offered a refuge when, like now, real life seemed too hard. - Peg Kehert
You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive. - James Baldwin
I want every one of our members to grow into maturity more quickly than they seem to, but the Lord has taught me to shepherd people, call them to repentance and let Matthew 18:12­–14 play out. - Matt Chandler
The important is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn. - John Lubbock
I have been right, Basil, haven’t I, to take my love out of poetry, and to find my wife in Shakespeare’s plays? Lips that Shakespeare taught to speak have whispered their secret in my ear. I have had the arms of Rosalind around me, and kissed Juliet on the mouth. - Oscar Wilde
Up till recently 75% of all inventions from the time of the industrial revolution is credited to the countries where Protestant ethics were taught - Sunday Adelaja
Black literature is taught as sociology, as tolerance, not as a serious, rigorous art form. - Toni Morrison
For almost 18 years you’re taught to sit down, shut up, and raise your hand. Then you have to decide what you’re going to do for the rest of your life. - Lavon Curtis
Hatred seems to work on the same glands as love: it even produces the same actions. If we had not been taught how to interpret the story of the Passion, would we have been able to say from their actions alone whether it was the jealous Judas or the cowardly Peter who loved Christ? - Graham Greene
It is my personal belief that writing cannot be taught. - Parnell Hall
There is no better time than now to rededicate yourself to the principles taught by Jesus, and to teach your children about Him too! - Soraya Diase Coffelt
To be agreeable in society, you must consent to be taught many things which you already know. - Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord
I was always taught that book-keeping was more relevant than book reading. The only thing worth reading was meant to be a balance sheet. - Ashwin Sanghi
Everything science has taught me strengthens my belief in the continuity of our spiritual existence after death. I believe in an immortal soul. Science has proved that nothing disintegrates into nothingness. Life and soul, therefore, cannot disintegrate into nothingness, and so are immortal. - Werner Von Braun
Mother Earth taught me that my angertoward nature was unfounded.And she therefore invited me to open my heart to thispossibility: so too may be my anger toward man. - Anasizi Foundation Good Buffalo Eagle
If epigenetic changes caused by trauma such as the Holocaust, or enslavement, can be passed through generations, as researchers have recently found, perhaps some of us are hard-wired to be afraid because our history has taught us that fear is a kind of armor. - Amy Brill
She taught me that the nighttime,Is when the stars tend to thrive. - Kyra Jackson
So many people from my past taught me that it's not everyone that's in my life wants to see me achieve my goals and be great, but I thank God they're no longer in my life because I moved on a long time ago, welcome to my present. - Werley Nortreus
The lonely people have taught me, that I am not alone. - Anthony Liccione
When you're taught by great people whose milestone achievements has been noted, you could only expect greatness. - Chidiebere Prosper Agbugba
MAGPIE, n. A bird whose thievish disposition suggested to someone that it might be taught to talk. - Ambrose Bierce
As you can see, I have memorized this utterly useless piece of information long enough to pass a test question. I now intend to forget it forever. You’ve taught me nothing except how to cynically manipulate the system. Congratulations. - Bill Watterson
Being smart means you learned it well; being stupid means you haven't learned it yet; but true genius means you know it when no one taught it to you. - Sneha Abraham
Pride refuses to be taught. Humility refuses not to be - Brad Lomenick
I am always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught. - Sir Winston Churchill
Is racial violence is the answer for happened racial violence? Which planet am I? Where are the people who taught me there is no difference? Why? - Csaba Gabor-B.
My mother, who taught me how to read and write and home-schooled me for the first 12 years of my life, whose presence shaped me as much as her absence did, who imbibed in me the values of empathy and fearlessness and hard work, looks down on me today with great pride. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
Humanity need not be taught in schools, it is a gift and skill one should master. - Ama H. Vanniarachchy
As children we are taught, "Sticks and stones may break my bones but words can never hurt me!" As adults we teach those same words to our own children while simultaneously we sue one another for defamation. Ah, the naked leading the blind. - Bryan Oftedahl
Never blame men, they have too many responsibilities because they live in a country where they are being taught to take up the burden since they get an erection. - Himmilicious
Everything that drowned me taught me how to swim. - Jenim Dibie
19. The commendable efforts of preachers to Europe is that the society was taught to respect all workers. - Sunday Adelaja
Personally I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught. - Sir Winston Churchill
I am not sure that you can be taught how to love. In many ways it is innate - just watch and see what small child effortlessly does. But you can be invited to it and reminded of it. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
nothing that is worth knowing can be taught - Oscar Wilde
I can teach you how to respect but self-respect is self taught. - Unarine Ramaru
Failure taught him that he could have made the right choice. I could have tried. - H. L. Balcomb
When you're taught to love everyone, to love your enemies, then what value does that place on love? - Marilyn Manson
They told me, I am not good enough, not strong enough, not tall enough, not smart enough. They told me I can not win, but they did not tell me how to lose. They taught me a lot of things, but You can not teach courage. That is why I succeed. - Csaba Gabor - B
Evolve and see what comes with you anything that doesn't has taught you all you need to know. - Nikki Rowe
Life after love was possible. I was proof. Loss taught you about yourself, burrowed in the dark parts of your soul and ate you from the inside out. - Hailey Edwards
It is a mistake to suppose that men succeed through success; they much oftener succeed through failures. Precept, study, advice, and example could never have taught them so well as failure has done. - Samuel Smiles
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught. - Winston S. Churchill
As children we are taught, "Sticks and stones may break my bones but words can never hurt me!" As adults we teach those same words to our own children while simultaneously we sue one another for defamation or verbal assault. Ah, the naked leading the blind. - Bryan Oftedahl
He studied with the guru of rock n’ roll, Baba Oom Mow Mow, who taught his own version of the Golden Rule: "Do wop unto others as you would have them do wop unto you. - Swami Beyondananda
If Christ taught us anything it is this -- not to let our fear of death keep us from doing the good thing. - Robert Fanney
I hate it that Americans are taught to fear some books and some ideas as though they were diseases. - Kurt Vonnegut
People must be taught that money is not the most important benefit of work. - Sunday Adelaja
Climbing has taught me many lessons, one of the most important being, just how ever-present death is. Having faced death a few times now while climbing, has made me realize that I have no fear of it. - Mekael Shane
Over the years, I learned to smile or laugh when I was supposed to. I kept my true self hidden; I did not need to unleash my pain on the world around me. Instead, I taught myself to ignore it. I did not realize that the pain was eating away at my soul. - J.D. Stroube
You think your pains and heartbreaks are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who have ever been alive. - James Baldwin
There can be no greater stretch of arbitrary power than to seize children from their parents, teach them whatever the authorities decree they shall be taught, and expropriate from the parents the funds to pay for the procedure. - Isabel Paterson
You can not teach art, it's not to be taught, but felt and lived, or else it is naught. - Sabina Nore
History is not always pessimistic for if World War II Europe has taught us anything it is that the rebuilding of cities is possible and the mending of a nation’s spirit can be achieved. - Aysha Taryam
We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made. - Albert Einstein
Education is what remains when we have forgotten all that we have been taught. - George Savile
My exploration of the biology of beliefs has taught me universal tolerance. - Abhijit Naskar
Eduaction is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught. - Oscar Wilde
My parents taught me how to listen to everybody before I made up my own mind. When you listen, you learn. You absorb like a sponge-and your life becomes so much better than when you are just trying to be listened to all the time. - Steven Spielberg
We must unceasingly ask for [perseverance] by making use of the means which God has taught us for obtaining it: prayer, fasting, almsgiving, frequenting the sacraments, association with good companions, and hearing and reading Holy Scripture. - Francis de Sales
taught that literacy is the path from slavery to freedom. There are many kinds of slavery and many kinds of freedom, but reading is still the path. Carl Sagan - Frederick Douglass
The feminist movement taught women to see themselves as victims of an oppressive patriarchy....Self-imposed victimhood is not a recipe for happiness. - Phyllis Schlafly
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
Love has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Students are taught how to do things, but many are not forced to reflect on why they should do them or what we are here for. - David Brooks
Tennis taught me so many lessons in life. One of the things it taught me is that every ball that comes to me, I have to make a decision. I have to accept responsibility for the consequences every time I hit a ball. - Billie Jean King
Ever since I was 12 years old, my mother have always taught me to learn to be a leader. To start learning now! When you have the time to take time to learn and have every chance to be mentored. Don't be ashamed to be high maintenance when it comes to development. - Janna Cachola
I don't have a problem with these Arizona laws. I have a problem with Chicano, Gay and Lesbian, Asian-American and African-American histories not being taught in American History courses. - M.G. Hardie
Grammar school never taught me anything about grammar. - Isaac Goldberg
School taught me how to do language, maths and science; it failed to teach me the very basics of how to keep my home healthy. - Steven Magee
Humankind must no longer permit the lie to be taught to its children. - Compton Gage
The elements are a way to define what abstract is; and abstract is a taught as like any other than ,what to think? and how to think? and you may begin.. - Jerril Thomas Abraham
Tourists and imperialists do not come to be taught. They call things the way they call things at home. - Thorsten J. Pattberg
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well worth remembering from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught. - Oscar Wilde
He who is dying of hunger must be fed rather than taught. - Saint Thomas Aquinas
Reading is a source of liberation. Children who are taught to read early on, are commonly taught to communicate in other significant verbal and nonverbal ways. - Asa Don Brown
Experience has taught me this, that we undo ourselves by impatience. Misfortunes have their life and their limits, their sickness and their health. - Michel de Montaigne
Not only is this not love; I think it is the most diabolical unfairness that was ever taught or devised. - Ruth Hurmence Green
He tells me to hold back the tears and winds me up like a toy, telling me that men don’t cry. He tells me no more because he’s gone and off with his own kids. I see him in the distance, proud and enlivened. He taught me how to cry and how to be strong at the same time. For others. - Joe Cao
Time has taught me not to lose hope, yet not to trust too much in hope either. - Carlos Ruiz Zafón
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
If a `religion' is defined to be a system of ideas that contains unprovable statements, then Godel taught us that mathematics is not only a religion, it is the only religion that can prove itself to be one. - John D. Barrow
The future of my child is unknown but I have loved him, supported him, and taught him right from wrong. I will continue to do so... - Brenda Lochinger
We owe a huge debt to Galileo for emancipating us all from the stupid belief in an Earth-centered or man-centered (let alone God-centered) system. He quite literally taught us our place and allowed us to go on to make extraordinary advances in knowledge. - Christopher Hitchens
When you get to the end of all the light you know and it's time to step into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing that one of two things shall happen: either you will be given something solid to stand on, or you will be taught how to fly. - Edward Teller
Everyone thinks that teachers are automatically above the taught The teachers are the taught. - Matthew Donnelly
Genius is the ability to independently arrive at and understand concepts that would normally have to be taught by another person. - Immanuel Kant
We have taught this generation how to "market" the Gospel but we have neglected to encourage them to "preach" the Gospel. - John Paul Warren
Skateboarding has taught me two things - that symbolise a meaning of life. How to keep a balance and how to pick yourself up when you've fallen. - Nikki Rowe
A writer is someone who has taught his mind to misbehave. - Oscar Wilde
My brother taught me that there is a difference between being a hater and being ignorant. Being a hater implies you understand the principle in question, while being ignorant implies that you do not understand the principle in question, and therefore, have no right to critique. - Lionel Suggs
Never taught to lose, but only win. - Steven Chopade
I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. - Winston S. Churchill
Catholics have more extreme sex lives because they're taught that pleasure is bad for you. Who thinks it's normal to kneel down to a naked man who's nailed to a cross? It's like a bad leather bar. - John Waters
Regrets are a terrible thing to live with but, if we take a good look at them, some are not regrets at all, they’re situations that taught us a valuable lesson. Don’t be so hard on yourself it’s not a perfect world. - Ron Baratono
Who taught you all this, doctor?"The reply came promptly:"Suffering. - Albert Camus
The things we know best are the things we haven't been taught. - Marquis de Vauvenargues
I meet many a man, working ridiculous house for a wage that merely adds to their happiness, and if man can be so pre-occupied in waking for another's dream; than my experience has taught me one thing, the magic of our world exists in those who create alchemy from the dirt they have been shoved upon. - Nikki Rowe
Life and history have repeatedly taught us that values and virtues are far much stronger than the physical wealth we often see. For material wealth emanates from values and virtues. - Sunday Adelaja
I taught her to fly, and she began to soar. - Kyle Wacasey
Songs have taught me more about life than school ever has and how to follow my ambitions no matter what they are and how to live my life no matter the trade-off. - Meghan Blistinsky
You see, I believe that you cannot be taught to 'write.' You can be taught grammar and punctuation, but you cannot be taught to be a writer. That has to come from within. - Robert J. Randisi
The art of betrayal has not taught me to be bitter, but to not so easily misplace trust. - VaeEshia Ratcliff-Davis
We have been taught to believe that negative equals realistic and positive equals unrealistic. - Susan Jeffers
Courage may be taught as a child is taught to speak. - Euripides
Religion, as it is generally taught all over the world, is said to be based upon faith and belief, and, in most cases, consists only of different sets of theories, and that is the reason why we find all religions quarrelling with one another. - Abhijit Naskar
I was taught to follow the light, but the light got me lost, I was taught to see the light, but the light blinded my sight.It was the light who gave me judgment, and the judge was cruel and sick,I was taught to love the light, but darkness woke me up, and I was free. - Quetzal
The body, I had been taught, wants only to live. Suicide, I had understood, is an act not of the body against itself but of the will against the body. Yet here I beheld a body that was going to die rather than change its nature. - J.M. Coetzee
The element of craftsmanship in poetry is obscured by the fact that all men are taught to speak and most to read and write, while very few men are taught to draw or paint or write music. - W.H. Auden
When children are given spiritual guidance, they grow-up learning to know how to pray and praise God. Even though they might not be a religious person in their later years, those values they were taught are the things they remember in their times of need. - Ellen J. Barrier
ACADEMY, n. [from ACADEME] A modern school where football is taught. - Ambrose Bierce
There is no one who would not rather appear to know than to be taught. - Marcus Fabius Quintilianus
father taught me that the tongue should have three gatekeepers: Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary? If it’s not one of those three, it’s best not to say it - Honor Raconteur Deepwoods
Your love taught me to grieveand I have been needing, for centuriesa woman to make me grievefor a woman, to cry upon her armslike a sparrowfor a woman to gather my pieceslike shards of broken crystal - Nizar Qabbani
Your absence has not taught me to be alone, it merely has shown that when together we cast a single shadow on the wall. - Doug Fetherling
One's past can't be erased, it can only be learned from, the child taught her. - H. L. Balcomb
What if everything you have been taught is all a lie and everything you feel is all a truth? - Nikki Rowe
To be taught what TRUE LOVE is .....also teaches you NEVER TO LOVE AGAIN ...for true love comes once in a lifetime and last for all eternity ~DC~ - Lini D Clarke
Eldest taught me about ancient religions that worshiped the sun. I never understood why- it's just a ball of light and heat. But if the sun of Sol-Earth swirls in colors and lights like that girl's hair, well, I can see why the ancients would worship that. - Beth Revis
You can be taught to write you can’t be taught to be an artist - John Geddes
By heaven, I do love: and it hath taught me to rhyme, and to be mekancholy. - William Shakespeare
...unlike knowledge, understanding cannot be taught. It must be achieved. - Dave Donovan
I'm convinced there's a small room in the attic of the Foreign Office where future diplomats are taught to stammer. - Peter Ustinov
We're taught that in life, we should try to look on the bright side. Not in this case. In this case, assume rejection first. Assume you're the rule, not the exception. It's liberating. But we also know it's not an easy concept. -He's not just into you - Greg Behrendt
You rolled me once, you rolled me twice and the third time, you had taught to win the game. - Auliq Ice
History has taught us that the idea of superpower is for a political maniac to design the art of control over other countries. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
One thing life has taught me: if you are interested, you never have to look for new interests. They come to you. When you are genuinely interested in one thing, it will always lead to something else. - Eleanor Roosevelt
Nothing important can be taught, only learned.
I was always taught to respect my elders and I've now reached the age when I don't have anybody to respect. - George Burns
The passions are the seeds of vices as well as of virtues, from which either may spring, accordingly as they are nurtured. Unhappy they who have never been taught the art to govern them! - Ann Radcliffe
We have mainly been taught to just stay in the church, be faithful, serve the church, and serve the man of God. - Sunday Adelaja
The best lessons I’ve been taught is that you should definitely have a plan. Try to imagine yourself six months in advance, and always save your money. Because there are always going to be unintended expenses that are going to come up. Surprises always happen. - K. Guillory
There’s 6.5 billion people curled up like fists protesting death, but every breath we take has to be given back; a nine year old boy taught me that. - Shane L. Koyczan
My bounce-around life had taught me that dreams were dangerous things - they look solid in your mind, but you just try to reach for them. It's like gathering clouds. - Kirby Larson
Motherhood has taught me that love is the best gift you can ever give to your children. - Gugu Mona
Drugs have taught an entire generation of Americans the metric system. - P. J. O'Rourke
My old man taught me to never trust anything that bleeds for three days and doesn't die. - Tommy Tran
Children must early learn the the beauty of generosity. They are taught to give what they prize most, that they may taste the happiness of giving. - Charles Alexander Eastman
Aristotle was famous for knowing everything. He taught that the brain exists merely to cool the blood and is not involved in the process of thinking. This is true only of certain persons. - Will Cuppy
ACADEME, n. An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. - Ambrose Bierce
The Buddha taught complete honesty, with the extra instruction that everything a person says should be truthful and helpful. - Sylvia Boorstein
You are your own cannoe and you are your own paddle, so paddle your own cannoe. Society had taught us to give away our power and abilities by making us to believe that other people are responsible for our success and failure. That is not fair! - Israelmore Ayivor
Religion is to be realized, not read or taught. - Abhijit Naskar
I think some aspects of writing can be taught. Obviously, you can't teach vision or talent. But you can help with comfort. - Toni Morrison
The way the early Protestants taught on the other hand is that everybody is a full time minister in their various places of work. They went to the extent of saying, your job, profession, occupation is your calling - Sunday Adelaja
While there are many that journey who seek, not all that travel will find, for they are bound by what they have been taught and not of what they know.- The Tapestry of Spirit - Erik Paul Rocklin
All children are born rebels and explorers until they're taught to sit still and obey. - Marty Rubin
Some things can't be taught; they can only be discovered. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Looks like I'm going to have to kill him with kindness. That's the way Gran always taught me to treat people who were mean to me. - Michelle A. Valentine
If you want your Demons to go away quit using the words they taught you to say - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Of course we're Christian. The very name of the church declares that. The more people see us and come to know us, the more I believe they will come to realize that we are trying to exemplify in our lives and in our living the great ideals which (Jesus Christ) taught. - Gordon B. Hinckley
No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel, and no man so wise that he may not easily err if he takes no other counsel than his own. He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.
We are never more creative than when we are at odds with the world and there is nothing so artistically destructive as comfort. Princess Leia taught me that. - Simon Pegg
My father taught me that you can you read a hundred books on wisdom and write a hundred books on wisdom, but unless you apply what you learned then its only words on a page. Life is not lived with intentions, but action. - Shannon L. Alder
You can forget what people said and did, but you can never forget how they made you feel. You can forgive the people who hurt you, but you will remember what the taught you. - J. C. Read
Don't ever get to the point where you can't be taught because life is a classroom and everyone owns a pen. - Shannon L. Alder
Music itself has taught me never to underestimate a mistake, for, in the midst of all, it’s often in that mistake where the realm of the unexpected creation is hidden. - Anna Jae
If you are foe, we do not fear you. If you are friend, your foes will be taught the fear of us. - C.S. Lewis
Life has taught me that money is important, but it's not everything. For, if I have all the money in the world, but no time to enjoy, of what use is it? - RVM
Traditionalists often study what is taught, not what there is to create. - Ed Parker
What I really want is to be recognized as a writer; that someday, my poetry this is an interesting paradox would be taught in English classes; for my name, along with my poetry, to exist 500 years from now. - Harley King
A child cannot be taught by anyone who despises him, and a child cannot afford to be fooled. A child cannot be taught by anyone whose demand, essentially, is that the child repudiate his experience, and all that gives him sustenance. - James Baldwin
Racism isn’t born, folks. It’s taught. I have a 2-year-old son. Know what he hates? Naps. End of list. - Dennis Leary 1992
God said: you must teach, as I taught, without a fee. - The Talmud
The heart overflows with gladness, and leaps and dances for the joy it has found in God. In this experience the Holy Spirit is active, and has taught us in the flash of a moment the deep secret of joy. You will have as much joy and laughter in life as you have faith in God. - Martin Luther
The shortest and surest way of arriving at real knowledge is to unlearn the lessons we have been taught, to mount the first principles, and take nobody's word about them.
You learn who you are by unlearning who they taught you to be. - Nikki Rowe
In the arena of life, so many lessons are taught but few are taken and few are applied - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
I was still learning when I taught my last class. - Claude Moore Fuess
I hope this has taught you kids a lesson: kids never learn. - Matt Groening
Sensitive people care when the world doesn't because we understand waiting to be rescued and no one shows up. We have rescued ourselves, so many times that we have become self taught in the art of compassion for those forgotten. - Shannon L. Alder
That alone would be Eddie's triumph in all this; that she had taught the kelpie suffering. - D. Morgenstern
If there is no one around you that you can teach, it is time to leave to another place where you can teach; if there is no one around you to teach you, it is time to leave to another place where you can be taught! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The greatest evil in our country today is...ignorance...We need to be taught to study rather than to believe. - Septima Poinsette Clark
His older self had taught his younger self a language which the older self knew because the younger self, after being taught, grew up to be the older self and was, therefore, capable of teaching. - Robert A. Heinlein
In their churches the Protestants taught believers to go out of the four walls of the church to demonstrate their love for God by how they serve fellow humans - Sunday Adelaja
Am I afraid of ghosts? My life experience has taught me to be much more afraid of what a human is capable of in broad daylight than what a ghost is capable of at night. - Steve Maraboli
We shall never learn to feel and respect our real calling and destiny, unless we have taught ourselves to consider every thing as moonshine, compared with the education of the heart. - Walter Scott
Writing can be taught or learned in the vacuum. We must say to students in every area of knowledge: "This is a how other people have written about this subject. Read it; study it; think about it. You can do it too. - William Zinsser
That was a day that taught me the meaning of abject failure. - Walter Moers
Only dead mathematics can be taught where competition prevails: living mathematics must always be a communal possession. - Mary Everest Boole
The difference between school and life? In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson. - Tom Bodett
It is vital that parents have the courage to speak up and intervene before Satan succeeds. President Boyd K. Packer has taught that when morality is involved, we have both the right and the obligation to raise a warning voice. - Larry R. Lawrence
Children must be taught that they are worth being heard, being saved and being loved. - C. JoyBell C.
We are taught that the hero’s journey is the journey from weakness to strength. But I am here today to tell you that those stories are wrong. The real hero’s journey is the journey from strength to weakness. - John Green
Among all men on the earth bards have a share of honor and reverence, because the muse has taught them songs and loves the race of bards. - Homer
A secret life taught me: it doesn't get easier, you become stronger. - Asma Naqi
When we are taught that safety lies always with sameness, then difference, of any kind, will appear as a threat - bell hooks
I have things in my head that are not like what anyone taught me shapes and ideas so near to me, so natural to my way of being and thinking. - Georgia O'Keeffe
Emotions have taught mankind to reason.
There was one thing the experience had taught him. He said he'd learned that when millions of people, a whole political system, countless numbers of citizens who believed in God, said they were going to kill you - just listen to them. - Terry Hayes
Let your experience be not one of failure but one that has taught you new things which you would not have known had you not tried - Epiphana Lewis
Augustine taught that true freedom is not choice or lack of constraint, but being what you are meant to be. Humans were created in the image of God. True freedom, then, is not found in moving away from that image but only in living it out. - Augustine of Hippo
Children are particularly literary, for they say what they feel not what someone has taught them to feel. - Fernando Pessoa
The art of betrayal has not taught me to be bitter, but not so easily misplace trust. - VaeEshia Ratcliff-Davis
You've been taught to "render unto Caesar that which is Caesar's". Unlearn that lesson. Free men would not permit Caesar to exist. - Mike Klepper
Girls should be taught at school that giving birth to an unnaturally over-sized western baby that no longer fits down the birth canal may lead to a multitude of long term health problems. - Steven Magee
There will come a respect and dignity for work when the people are being taught. - Sunday Adelaja
I can't believe I spent 13 years at school and never got taught cooking, gardening, conversation, massage, Latin, or philosophy. What were they thinking? That I would somehow live off inorganic chemistry? - Neel Burton
PIETY, n. Reverence for the Supreme Being, based upon His supposed resemblance to man. The pig is taught by sermons and epistles To think the God of Swine has snout and bristles. Judibras - Ambrose Bierce
physics can be taught , love cant , learn it while you can , earn it when ever possible . - ganeshsaidheeraj
I belong to no one. On this night, I swear to you that I will rise above everything you’ve ever taught me. I will become a force that this world has never known. I will come into such power that none will dare hurt me again. - Marie Lu
Who taught you how to discern the Truth? Was it a big liar or a little liar or no liar at all? We cannot expect honesty from those we deal with if we don’t even know how to tell when we’re being lied to. - A. Antares
Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. - Margaret Mead
Every relationship is a trust, for you to learn or be taught; the moment you start seeing relationships as a trust, then you will begin to make the best out of it - TopsyGift
The more I read, {the Bible] the more Paul sounds like a stroke victim, who never taught a thing that Jesus taught, and only quotes him once, in Acts, wrongly, and the 12 are constantly chastising him for his teachings. - Glenn Hefley
Everyone is taught that angels have wings - the lucky ones of us find that they have 4 paws. - Jury Nel
Lesson learned from nature cannot be taught by teacher. - Kishore Bansal
My mother had always taught me to write about my feelings instead of sharing really personal things with others, so I spent many evenings writing in my diary, eating everything in the kitchen and waiting for Mr. Wrong to call. - Cathy Guisewite
Philosophy and the subjects known as 'humanities' are still taught almost as if Darwin had never lived. No doubt this will change in time.
God really must have had a sense of humor, because if I had to name my biggest turn-on, it was literature. And he had just recommended a book that I didn’t know, that wasn’t taught in school. If I were single, there would be no better pick-up line. - Kody Keplinger
your morse code interferes with my heart beat. I had a steady heart before you, I replied upon it, it had seen active service and grown strong. Now you alter its pace with your own rhythm you play upon me, drumming me taught. - Jeanette Winterson
Modern humans are taught from the childhood that they are weak and sinners. Teach them that they are embodiment of glory and children of immortal strength. Eventually a society full of bravehearts will rise. - Abhijit Naskar
The women’s entire education should be planned in relation to men. To please men, to be useful to them, to win their love and respect, to raise them as children, care for them as adults… these are women’s duties in all ages and these are what they should be taught from childhood. - Jacques Rousseau
Throughout the ages, the wisdom has been taught. Now the language has changed, and truth is given in the language of science. - Compton Gage
Jesus taught us how to pray because The Lord's Prayer is the spiritual image of the Ten Commandments. - Felix Wantang
You know one thing that Mr. Powell taught me? He taught me that sometimes, art can make you forget everything else all around you. - Gary D. Schmidt
My mom, God love her, she was one of those Bible people. She thought it was wrong to bother anybody, regardless of race, color or religion. It just wasn't a Christian thing to look down on anybody, and that's what she taught us. - Levon Helm
In order that all men may be taught to speak truth, it is necessary that all likewise should learn to hear it. - Samuel Johnson
Some things cannot be taught; they must be experienced. You never learn the most valuable lessons in life until you go through your own journey. - Roy T. Bennett
If the weak hand, that has recorded this tale, has, by its scenes, beguiled the mourner of one hour of sorrow, or, by its moral, taught him to sustain it - the effort, however humble, has not been vain, nor is the writer unrewarded. - Ann Radcliffe
Because you thought love was just gonna be there. You weren't taught that it had to be made, it had to be mixed, kneaded, recycled. Over and over, you have to keep creating it. Over and over with everyone you love. Over and over. - Darnell Lamont Walker
If nature has taught us anything it is that the impossible is probable - Ilyas Kassam
I am simply of the opinion that you cannot be taught to write. You have to spend a lifetime in love with words. - Craig Claiborne
One of the most difficult lessons life has taught me is that if, despite my best efforts, something is not working out, it may be time to step back and assess what other opportunities are coming my way. - Andrena Sawyer
Ruin has taught me to ruminate, That Time will come and take my love away. This thought is as a death, which cannot choose But weep to have that which it fears to lose. - William Shakespeare
It would do me well to realize that the path that has led me to where I am was mapped by those who taught me and paved by what they taught me. Therefore, if God is not my teacher and His truth is not my topic I will find myself where I don’t want to be, having trod a path I didn’t want to take. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
In the beginning the Poets and Philosophers taught the world to see. Then after that any form of education was no longer free. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
I'm a godmother, that's a great thing to be, a godmother. She calls me god for short, that's cute, I taught her that. - Ellen DeGeneres
The pre-Socratic Greek philosopher taught that the only things that are real are things which never change... and the pre-Socratic Greek philosopher Heraclitus taught that everything changes. If you superimpose their two views, you get this result: Nothing is real. Philip K. Dick - Parmenides
Thank the past for all the lessons it taught you; anticipate the future for all the blessings it has in store for you. - Matshona Dhliwayo
All children should be taught to unconditionally accept, approve, admire, appreciate, forgive, trust, and ultimately, love their own person. - Asa Don Brown
Children should not be taught to get a job or pursue a profession. Children should be taught to discover their passion and with it define their mission. - Tarryn Tomlinson
Self-confidence is something caught and not taught. And, risk-running and chance-taking are the only ways to catch it.
Until he taught me to fl, I didn't realize how deep beneath the earth I'd buried my hopes and dreams. - Julie Johnson
Everything that happens to you is your teacher. The secret is to learn to sit at the feet of your own life and be taught by it. Polly B. Berends - Polly Berrien Berends
The key is putting into practice what God has taught you through His Word. - Elizabeth George
True Islam taught me that it takes all of the religious, political, economic, psychological, and racial ingredients, or characteristics, to make the Human Family and the Human Society complete. - Malcolm X
I keep six honest serving-men (They taught me all I knew); Their names are What and Why and When And How and Where and Who. - Rudyard Kipling
I said to myself, I have things in my head that are not like what anyone has taught me - shapes and ideas so near to me - so natural to my way of being and thinking that it hasn't occurred to me to put them down. I decided to start anew, to strip away what I had been taught. - Georgia O'Keeffe
Fleas can be taught nearly anything a congressman can. - Mark Twain
To forget is to render the pages of history as entirely blank, and the lessons of history as never taught. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Life has taught me that money is important, but it's not everything. For, if I have all the money in the world, but no time to enjoy, of what use is it?-RVM - R.v.m.
My first reaction, every time I delve into an episode of history that I don’t know very much about, is anger that my teachers never taught me about it. - Steven Spielberg
It was woman that taught me cruelty, and on woman therefore I have exercised it. - Walter Scott
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