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Gilbert Highet Quotes

Gilbert Highet Quotes & Quotations
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    A good teacher is a determined person. Gilbert-HighetGilbert Highet
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    A teacher must believe in the value and interest of his subject as a doctor believes in health. Gilbert-HighetGilbert Highet
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    Language is a living thing. We can feel it changing. Parts of it become old: they drop off and are forgotten. New pieces bud out, spread into leaves, and become big branches, proliferating. Gilbert-HighetGilbert Highet
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    Many people have played themselves to death. Many people have eaten and drunk themselves to death. Nobody ever thought himself to death. Gilbert-HighetGilbert Highet
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    The real duty of man is not to extend his power or multiply his wealth beyond his needs, but to enrich and enjoy his imperishable possession: his soul. Gilbert-HighetGilbert Highet
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    The relation between parents and children is essentially based on teaching. Gilbert-HighetGilbert Highet
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    These are not books, lumps of lifeless paper, but minds alive on the shelves. Gilbert-HighetGilbert Highet
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    What is politics but persuading the public to vote for this and support that and endure these for the promise of those? Gilbert-HighetGilbert Highet