Through teaching we teach ourselves

“It is by teaching that we teach ourselves, by relating that we observe, by affirming that we examine, by showing that we look, by writing that we think, by pumping that we draw water into the well.”

—Henri Frederic Amiel.  Swiss philosopher, poet & critic.

H. F. Amiel, Amiel’s Journal, trans. H. Ward, London, Macmillan & Co, 1885, p. 65.  Digitally archived at https://www.google.com.au/books/edition/Amiel_s_Journal/ZyUAAAAAYAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=1&dq=Amiel%27s+Journal&printsec=frontcover, accessed 20 September 2021.


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