Gustave Doré, Moses Smashing the Tables of the Law (1866?)
Marc Chagall, Moses Breaks the Tablets (1930s)
Rav Chaim of Volozhin, Ruach Chaim on Pirkei Avot
And that which is written, "May your house be a gathering place for the scholars, and be mitabek" is from the language of "And a man wrestled with him," which carries the association of battle. For [Torah] is a sacred battle... we have been given permission to grapple and battle in their words, and to answer their questions, and not to curry favor with anyone, but to love truth.
But with all of this, he must be cautious not to speak with arrogance and a large heart, in that he found room to argue; [this may lead him to] think that he is as great as his teacher, or like the author of the book that he critiques. But he must know in his heart that often he will not understand his [teacher's] words and intention. And he must therefore act with excessive humility, by saying, "I am unfit, yet it is Torah."
And this is that which is written, "You should battle," as stated above. But this is on condition that it be done at the dust of their feet, meaning with humility and meekness...