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Quotes of instruction

  1. Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art. – Ambrose Bierce
  2. God is an immensity, while this disease, this death, which is in me, this small, tightly defined pedestrian event, is merely and perfectly real, without miracle- or instruction – Harold Brodkey
  3. In Holland, they have come to precisely the same conclusion. There they have adopted a system of secular education, because they have found it impracticable to unite the religious bodies in any system of combined religious instruction – Richard Cobden
  4. Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction No, read in order to live. – Gustave Flaubert
  5. We may take it to be the accepted idea that the Mosaic books were not handed down to us for our instruction in scientific knowledge, and that it is our duty to ground our scientific beliefs upon observation and inference, unmixed with considerations of a different order. – Asa Gray
  6. The teacher who would be true to his mission and accomplish the most good, must give prominence to moral as well as intellectual instruction – Sheldon Jackson
  7. In many respects, my work is very enjoyable, for I seem to get on pretty well with the fellows and enjoy the work of instruction as well as my own studies. – John Gresham Machen
  8. I would rather write for the instruction or even the amusement of the poor than for the amusement of the rich. – Frederick Marryat
  9. Instruction ends in the schoolroom, but education ends only with life. A child is given to the universe to be educated. – Frederick William Robertson
  10. The Bible shows the clear statement of God's purposes concerning the earth, and man once made its prince. Its opening chapters show that it was intended for man's instruction – Joseph Franklin Rutherford
  11. Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction – Anne Sullivan
  12. That children shall be compelled to receive religious instruction which is in antagonism to the wishes of their parents, is what no man with say sense of justice would suggest. – Charles Tupper

Usage examples for instruction

  1. The blind man knew this and continued to give him instruction – Khaled, A Tale of Arabia by F. Marion Crawford
  2. “ Dennis's heart leaped within him at the thought of instruction from such a teacher, and he longed to offer his services. ” – Barriers Burned Away by E. P. Roe
  3. From America the instruction has been received against receiving any such into the Christian Church. ” – India’s Problem Krishna or Christ by John P. Jones
  4. Crowded with entertainment and instruction – Records of a Girlhood by Frances Ann Kemble
  5. He remembered the instruction given to Fanny. ” – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
  6. 3: 16. If by faith we receive into our hearts the instruction in righteousness as given by the Scriptures, it will make us perfect in this life. ” – How to Live a Holy Life by C. E. Orr
  7. Thus they are prepared for entering upon more abstract subjects, by means of books and schools of instruction – Education in The Home, The Kindergarten, and The Primary School by Elizabeth P. Peabody
  8. “ I fired, and one fell, quite dead, and that completed my education, for now he declared he was not going to waste any more time on my instruction – Far Away and Long Ago by W. H. Hudson
  9. The children took their own share in the instruction and were themselves made to point out and describe that which had just been explained to them. ” – Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence by Louis Agassiz
  10. And instruction in religion? ” – The Future Belongs to the People by Karl Liebknecht
  11. Woman should also have instruction in the training of children. ” – The Women of the Arabs by Henry Harris Jessup
  12. She did not take a seat near him, and turned, as if for instruction to Mrs. Bowen. ” – Indian Summer by William D. Howells
  13. Denis made all haste away from the promised instruction and his father was presently again absorbed in his book. ” – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  14. “ I visited them twice a year by canoe and dog- train, and found them anxious for religious instruction and progress. ” – By Canoe and Dog-Train by Egerton Ryerson Young
  15. “ A master came to give the little girls instruction in music at eleven o'clock, and after their half- hour each with him, they were considered free to spend the rest of the day as they pleased. ” – The Children of Wilton Chase by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  16. This Rule is general in several of its inculcations; but it appears to have been written particularly as an instruction to a priest, for the moral and spiritual direction of himself and his flock. ” – An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800 by Mary Frances Cusack
  17. “ For the first course of instruction given in the new buildings, Huxley obtained the aid of Prof. ” – Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work by P. Chalmers Mitchell
  18. Opportunities for instruction are offered. ” – The Education of American Girls by Anna Callender Brackett
  19. On the table is a Bible and Prayer- book, and sometimes a third book for amusement or instruction – A Boy's Voyage Round the World by The Son of Samuel Smiles