Psychology Applied to Education: A Series of Lectures on the Theory & Practice of Education

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University Press, 1926 - 188 páginas
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Página 182 - The world which credits what is done Is cold to all that might have been. So here shall silence guard thy fame But somewhere, out of human view, Whate'er thy hands are set to do Is wrought with tumult of acclaim.
Página 97 - ... the head ; and the like. So if a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics ; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so little, he must begin again. If his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let him study the schoolmen ; for they are cymini sectores. If he be not apt to beat over matters, and to call up one thing to prove and illustrate another, let him study the lawyers
Página 176 - Und steh beschämt, wenn du bekennen mußt: Ein guter Mensch, in seinem dunklen Drange, Ist sich des rechten Weges wohl bewußt.
Página 164 - Thus the mind itself is bowed to the yoke: even in what people do for pleasure, conformity is the first thing thought of; they like in crowds; they exercise choice only among things commonly done; peculiarity of taste, eccentricity of conduct are shunned equally with crimes, until by dint of not following their own nature they have no nature to follow: their human capacities are withered and starved; they become incapable of any strong wishes or native pleasures, and are generally without either...
Página 164 - I do not mean that they choose what is customary, in preference to what suits their own inclination. It does not occur to them to have any inclination, except for what is customary.
Página 178 - Live thou, and of the grain and husk, the grape And ivyberry, choose ; and still depart From death to death thro' life and life, and find Nearer and ever nearer Him who wrought Not Matter, nor the finite-infinite, But this main miracle, that thou art thou, With power on thine own act and on the world.
Página 164 - ... what do I prefer? or, what would suit my character and disposition? or, what would allow the best and highest in me to have fair play, and enable it to 77 grow and thrive? They ask themselves, what is suitable to my position? what is usually done by persons of my station and pecuniary circumstances?
Página 163 - Comparatively speaking, they now read the same things, listen to the same things, see the same things, go to the same places, have their hopes and fears directed to the same objects, have the same rights and liberties, and the same means of asserting them.
Página 130 - For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: but whosoever will lose his life for my sake, the same shall save it.
Página 97 - Bowling is good for the stone and reins; shooting for the lungs and breast; gentle walking for the stomach; riding for the head; and the like. So if a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so little, he must begin again...

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