"I wish I could take an ice pick and pluck all those stars
from your eyes."
I can assure you, I was upset and angry when he made this
statement. After two months of teaching (and now almost 10
years), I understand his words...you will too. I know you
don't believe me now, but you will someday soon.
Not all children (or adults) are brilliant. Not all
children (or adults) have special talents. Not all children
(or adults) aspire to something greater than thier present
state of existence.
This is unfortunate, but exceedingly true.