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.
It had to teach her to think of love as a state of grace: not the means to anything but the alpha and omega, an end in itself.
If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilised.