Teaching is the most fundamental and pervasive act of authority. Good teachers make it easy for students to hear, and give them eyes to see what they have not seen before. Good teachers don’t talk to keep their students quiet. Good teachers talk to give their students something to say back.

Peter Leithart, “Miracles of Authority” at First Things. 
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