Word of the Week: Inculcate
The word of the week is: Inculcate
1. to implant by repeated statement or admonition; teach persistently and earnestly (usually followed by upon or in ): to inculcate virtue in the young.
2. to cause or influence (someone) to accept an idea or feeling (usually followed by with ): Socrates inculcated his pupils with the love of truth.
Quotes relating to this topic:
“Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.”
“Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon”
–E. M. Forster
“Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.”
-Thomas A. Kempis
Posted on August 13, 2012, in Daily Inspiration and tagged English, grammar, inculcate, inspiration, learn, life, quotes, vocabulary, word of the week. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.
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