Those who do well, love to teach

There’s an old saying:

Those who can, do;
Those who can’t, teach.

Maybe for some people that is true.

But there is a second truth:

Those who do well, love to teach.

Those are my words (I think), but I recently heard a similar sentiment from someone else (I can’t remember who, unfortunately) and a conversation I had today made me think of this again.

People who are good at what they do, and love what they do, love to teach others as well.

It makes sense. It’s biology. Ancient. The passing of information from generation to generation. The desire to give those who follow the knowledge of lessons learnt.

Teaching is not something to laugh at. It’s difficult. It’s important. And it’s worthy.

Without teaching, where would our knowledge come from?