"As a teacher, as a propagandist, Mr. Shaw is no good at all, even in his own generation. But as a personality, he is immortal."
"I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers."Max Beerbohm on Khalil Gibran
"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge."Max Beerbohm 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."Max Beerbohm 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."Max Beerbohm 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."Max Beerbohm on John Steinbeck
"When hospitality becomes an art it loses its very soul."
"To give and then not feel that one has given is the very best of all ways of giving."
"People who insist on telling their dreams are among the terrors of the breakfast table."
"We must stop talking about the American dream and start listening to the dreams of Americans."
"There is much to be said for failure. It is much more interesting than success."