"The main thing I am interested in is my experience as a teacher."
"I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers."Frank McCourt on Khalil Gibran
"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge."Frank McCourt on Albert Einstein
"If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself."Frank McCourt on Confucius
"You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul."Frank McCourt on Swami Vivekananda
"I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit."Frank McCourt on John Steinbeck
"The sky is the limit. You never have the same experience twice."
"I had no accomplishments except surviving. But that isn't enough in the community where I came from, because everybody was doing it. So I wasn't prepared for America, where everybody is glowing with good teeth and good clothes and food."
"Happiness is hard to recall. Its just a glow."
"Actually, my mother and Alfie came for three weeks' Christmas vacation and stayed for 21 years. I guess my mother never went back because she was lonely."
"We never really had any kind of a Christmas. This is one part where my memory fails me completely."