Here. Let me, uh--|- That's not necessary, sir.
Second,|a man 's character is his fate.
And, as a student of history,,|I find this hard to refute.
but they are rare,|and I am not one of them.
I am a teacher... simply that.
I taught for 34 years.
One day I stopped teaching.
Those were the facts|ofmy life's chronicle.
The last chapter had been written.|My book was closed.
Mr. Hundert?|- Yes. Hello.
Can you hear me, sir?|- I can.
Hello. Mr. Bell wanted to make sure|you were comfortable.
I'm quite comfortable.|Thank you. And-And, please,...
It's quite... comprehensive.|Yes, sir.
on the morning|following the competition...
a breakfast in your honor.
Mr. Hundert?|- Yes... Yes.
Th-Thank you.|Thank you.
Uh, very well.|Twenty minutes.
In the bar.|I'll be there.
I couldn't tell you exactly|why I had agreed to come.
I'm not sure I knew.|It had something to do with hope.
The young men that were|gathering here were among...
But I knew them|before any of that.
I knew them as my students...
at Saint Benedict's|School for Boys.
ooking closer, under the bishop's miter,|are the words, "Non sibi'"...
or "Not for oneself."
as well as for oneself.
And finally,|"Finis origine pendet."
It is our academy's motto.|Simply:
"The end depends upon|the beginning."
depends upon the beginning.
Hey, Greg.|How are you doin'?
Hi, Mr. Hundert.|Mr. Ericks.
Ex-Excuse me.|Huh? What me?
Yes, sir. What is your name?|- Uh, Louis.
Just Louis?|- Louis Masoudi, sir.
Mr. Masoudi, could you define|the word "path" for me?
Well, there are several|definitions, I suppose.
Oh, yeah. No. Yeah.|I'm sorry, sir.
Yes, sir. It's, uh...|It's better for the grass.
It's better for you.
Mr. Hundert.|Mr. Ellerby.
Bene exeat, sir.|Bene meritus.
Your name, sir?|- Robert Brewster, sir.
Very good. And you?|- Deepak Mehta, sir.
And your name?|Eugene Field, sir.
Field. And you?|Martin Blythe, sir?
Is that a question?|- Uh, no, sir.
Uh, my name|is Martin Blythe, sir.
Very good.|You all know your own names.
Question is, do I?
Mister... Blythe.|- Me, sir?
Yes, you.|Not Mr. Field to your right...
You, sir. Will you do me a favor|and walk to the back of this classroom...
"I am Sh-Shu--"'
"I am Sh-Shutruk-Nahhunte"?|- Very good. A little louder, please.
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