The 40-year-old Voit studied at the Dusseldorf Academy in Germany with Thomas Ruff, a disciple of Bernd and Hilla Becher.
Having a guru in a body does not necessarily help a disciple advance spiritually.
Growing up in suburban Philadelphia, I was a disciple of Joe Paterno long before I became a Penn State student.
The rally was organized by a disciple of Meir Kahane who sits in the Knesset, Michael Ben Ari.
Self-realized masters can get stern and even appear angry if a disciple openly manifests some undesirable character trait.
Crates the grammarian was a native of this place, and Panætius is said to have been his disciple.
He has for a long time been a useful member of the disciple Church.
A disciple is a learner, one who is receiving instruction because of a sincere desire in him to know the truth.
The disciple of Hegel will hardly become the slave of any other system-maker.
He was a man undegraded, the disciple of reason, not the votary of sense.
Old English discipul (fem. discipula), Biblical borrowing from Latin discipulus "pupil, student, follower," said to be from discere "to learn" [OED, Watkins], from a reduplicated form of PIE root *dek- "to take, accept" (see decent).
But according to Barnhart and Klein, from a lost compound *discipere "to grasp intellectually, analyze thoroughly," from dis- "apart" (see dis-) + capere "to take, take hold of" (see capable). Cf. Latin capulus "handle" from capere. Sometimes glossed in Old English by þegn (see thane).
a scholar, sometimes applied to the followers of John the Baptist (Matt. 9:14), and of the Pharisees (22:16), but principally to the followers of Christ. A disciple of Christ is one who (1) believes his doctrine, (2) rests on his sacrifice, (3) imbibes his spirit, and (4) imitates his example (Matt. 10:24; Luke 14:26, 27, 33; John 6:69).