You can only become good teachers and educators if you pay attention not merely to what you do, but also to what you are. It is really for this reason that we have Spiritual Science with its anthroposophical outlook: to perceive the significance of the fact that man is effective in the world not only through what he does, but above all through what he is.
Source: Rudolf Steiner – GA 293 – The Study of Man – Lecture I – Stuttgart, 21st August 2019
Translated by Harwood Fox
Previously posted on October 1, 2012
Drawing by Margitta Bieker