If you apologize because you are afraid, then you're a child, not a man.
-from To Sir With Love (1967), by teacher Mark Thackeray to student
The film's title song "To Sir, with Love", sung by Lulu, reached number one on the U.S. pop charts, and ultimately was Billboard magazine's #1 pop single for the year, 1967. The movie ranked number 27 on Entertainment Weekly's list of the 50 Best High School Movies. -e-notes Wikipedia