Teach: (teacher...tutor...mentor...lesson )

The courage to persist: In 1894, the rhetoric teacher at Harrow in England wrote on a sixteen-year-old's report card, "A conspicuous lack of success." Winston Chruchill persited. --- Winston Churchill 1874

As a young nun Mother Teresa wanted to work with the homeless and hopeless but her superiors felt that she was too frail, young, and inexperienced. She pleaded her case, but they refused and assigned her to teach at a convent in India... The years passed and Mother Teresa's mission burned deep in her heart. She grew in experience and determination. She never gave up her dream. Finally, at age thirty-nine, she was granted permission to embark on her calling. With nothing more than the clothes on her back and the fire of her mission burning deep in her heart, she left the school and walked in the streets of Calcutta to begin..." ('Making A Difference') --- Sheila M. Bethel

Believe nothing, O monks, merely because you have been told it... Do not believe what your teacher tells you merely out of respect for the teacher. But whatsoever, after due examination and analysis, you find to be kind, conducive to the good, the benefit, the welfare of all beings - that doctrine believe and cling to, and take it as your guide. --- Buddha 563BC

Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers. --- Charles W Eliot 1834

Failure is not fatal. Failure should be our teacher, nor our undertaker. It should challenge us to new heights of accomplishments, not pull us to new depths of despair. From honest failure can come valuable experience. --- William Arthur Ward

I have learned silence from the talkative; tolerance from the intolerant and kindness from the unkind. I should not be ungrateful to those teachers. --- Kahlil Gibran 1883

If women are expected to do the same work as men, we must teach them the same things. --- Plato 426BC

If you would thoroughly know anything, teach it to others. --- Tryon Edwards

In seeking wisdom, the first step is silence, the second listening, the third remembering, the fouth practicing, the fifth

teaching others. --- Ibn Gabirol 1020C

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. --- Albert Einstein 1879

Teach me to feel another's woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I to others show, that mercy show to me. --- Alexander Pope 1688

The work will teach you how to do it. --- Estonian Proverb

We lead first by example! Everything we say or do sends a message, sets a tone, or teaches people what to do or what not to do. ('Making A Difference') --- Sheila M. Bethel

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