Want to know the best thing about teaching? Seeing that moment when a kid discovers his or her gift. There’s no feeling on earth like it.
Only one word more concerning the desire to teach the world what it ought to be. For such a purpose philosophy at least always comes too late.
One repays a teacher badly if one remains only a pupil.[Man vergilt einem Lehrer schlecht, wenn man immer nur der Schüler bleibt.]
If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilised.