Favorite Quotations ~  Children, 3 Montessori Method

"Every child is born a genius." ~ R. Buckminster Fuller

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One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child. ~ Maria Montessori

A child's attitude toward everything is an artist's attitude. ~ Willa Cather, Song of the Lark

No commitment in the whole world demands quite as much as bringing up children. ~ Janene Wolsey Baadsgaard

Children who die young are some of our greatest teachers. We are allowed to die when we have taught what we came to teach and when we have learned what we came to learn. ~ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old. ~ Franz Kafka

You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance. ~ Franklin P. Jones

Childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day. ~ John Milton, Paradise Lost

A child does not thrive on what (she) is prevented from doing, but on what (she) actually does. ~ Marcelene Cox

At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict, or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child or a parent. ~ Barbara Bush

This is why I had children: to offer them a perfect dream of childhood that can fill their souls as they grow older. ~ Anna Quindlen , Living Out Loud

A child’s world is fresh and new and beautiful, full of wonder and excitement. It is our misfortune that for most of us that clear eyed vision, that true instinct for what is beautiful, is dimmed and even lost before we reach adulthood. ~ Rachel Carson, Witness for Nature