Jonathan Swift Quotes About Teachers

Quotes about: Teachers
  • Vision is the Art of seeing Things invisible.

    "Thoughts on various subjects (Further thoughts on various subjects)". Book by Jonathan Swift, 1745.
  • Don't set your wit against a child.

    Jonathan Swift (1803). “The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ... : with Notes, Historical and Critical”, p.279
  • Whoe'er excels in what we prize,
    Appears a hero in our eyes;
    Each girl, when pleased with what is taught,
    Will have the teacher in her thought.
    . . . .
    A blockhead with melodious voice,
    In boarding-schools may have his choice.

    Jonathan Swift, Thomas Roscoe (1843). “The Works of Jonathan Swift ...: Containing Interesting and Valuable Papers, Not Hitherto Published ... With Memoir of the Author”, p.681

Jonathan Swift

  • Born: November 30, 1667
  • Died: October 19, 1745
  • Occupation: Pamphleteer
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