"The answer, of course, in the mouth of a Christian teacher is that in Christianity alone is there both present joy and future hope."
"I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers."Mary Augusta Ward on Khalil Gibran
"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge."Mary Augusta Ward on Albert Einstein
"If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself."Mary Augusta Ward on Confucius
"You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul."Mary Augusta Ward on Swami Vivekananda
"I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit."Mary Augusta Ward on John Steinbeck
"English girls' schools today providing the higher education are, so far as my knowledge goes, worthily representative of that astonishing rise in the intellectual standards of women which has taken place in the last half-century."
"It became plain very soon after our marriage that ours was to be a literary partnership."
"For after my marriage I had made various attempts to write fiction. They were clearly failures."
"I wanted to show how a man of sensitive and noble character, born for religion, comes to throw off the orthodoxies of his day and moment, and to go out into the wilderness where all is experiment, and spiritual life begins again."
"In this choice, as I look back over more than half a century, I can only follow - and trust - the same sort of instinct that one follows in the art of fiction."