A good teacher is a determined person.
Everyone will tell you how rigid I am, but a teacher has to be flexible. You can’t cut the student to your cloth you have to cut yourself to theirs.
He was the editor of our paper. He created the publishing house in Hebrew. He was – I wouldn’t say the ‘guru’ – but really he was our teacher and a most respected man. I wrote for the paper of the youth movement.
The teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
I was a mimic when I was a child. I mimicked the teacher and made friends that way, actually. That was a very subversive activity, because I was a goody-goody who never got in trouble. But if I went off in the corner and mimicked the teacher, people loved it.