Maria Montessori Quotes

Top 100 wise famous quotes and sayings by Maria Montessori

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Maria Montessori quotes: Nothing is created or destroyed in nature ... Nothing is created or destroyed in nature ...
Maria Montessori quotes: Play is the work of the child. Play is the work of the child.
Maria Montessori quotes: In nature everything is transformed but nothing destroyed. In nature everything is transformed but nothing destroyed.
Maria Montessori quotes: A child needs freedom within limits. A child needs freedom within limits.
Maria Montessori quotes: When you have solved the problem of controlling the attention of the child, you have solved the entire problem of its education. When you have solved the problem of controlling the attention of the child, you have solved the entire problem of its education.
Maria Montessori quotes: Character formation cannot be taught. It comes from experience and not from explanation. Character formation cannot be taught. It comes from experience and not from explanation.
Maria Montessori quotes: Let us treat them [children], therefore, with all the kindness which we would wish to help to develop in them. Let us treat them [children], therefore, with all the kindness which we would wish to help to develop in them.
Maria Montessori quotes: A child's work is to create the person she/he will become. A child's work is to create the person she/he will become.
Maria Montessori quotes: The human hand allows the mind to reveal itself. The human hand allows the mind to reveal itself.
Maria Montessori quotes: Social grace, inner discipline and joy. These are the birthright of the human being who has been allowed to develop essential human qualities. Social grace, inner discipline and joy. These are the birthright of the human being who has been allowed to develop essential human qualities.
Maria Montessori quotes: The social relations which are the basis of the reproduction of the species are founded upon the continuous union of parents in marriage. The social relations which are the basis of the reproduction of the species are founded upon the continuous union of parents in marriage.
Maria Montessori quotes: We teachers can only help the work going on, as servants wait upon a master. We teachers can only help the work going on, as servants wait upon a master.
Maria Montessori quotes: The child's conquests of independence are the basic steps in what is called his 'natural development'. The child's conquests of independence are the basic steps in what is called his 'natural development'.
Maria Montessori quotes: The activity of the child has always been looked upon as an expression of his vitality. The activity of the child has always been looked upon as an expression of his vitality.
Maria Montessori quotes: The only language men ever speak perfectly is the one they learn in babyhood, when no one can teach them anything! The only language men ever speak perfectly is the one they learn in babyhood, when no one can teach them anything!
Maria Montessori quotes: Except when he has regressive tendencies, the child's nature is to aim directly and energetically at functional independence. Except when he has regressive tendencies, the child's nature is to aim directly and energetically at functional independence.
Maria Montessori quotes: To teach details is to bring confusion; to establish the relationship between things is to bring knowledge. To teach details is to bring confusion; to establish the relationship between things is to bring knowledge.
Maria Montessori quotes: The child is both a hope and a promise for mankind. The child is both a hope and a promise for mankind.
Maria Montessori quotes: The land is where our roots are. The children must be taught to feel and live in harmony with the Earth. The land is where our roots are. The children must be taught to feel and live in harmony with the Earth.
Maria Montessori quotes: It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it. It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
Maria Montessori quotes: Order is ... the true key to rapidity of reaction. Order is ... the true key to rapidity of reaction.
Maria Montessori quotes: Woman was always the custodian of human sentiment, morality and honour, and in these respects, man always has yielded woman the palm. Woman was always the custodian of human sentiment, morality and honour, and in these respects, man always has yielded woman the palm.
Maria Montessori quotes: The study of love and its utilization will lead us to the source from which it springs, The Child. The study of love and its utilization will lead us to the source from which it springs, The Child.
Maria Montessori quotes: It is not in human nature for all men to tread the same path of development, as animals do of a single species. It is not in human nature for all men to tread the same path of development, as animals do of a single species.
Maria Montessori quotes: There must be provision for the child to have contact with nature; to understand and appreciate the order, the harmony and the beauty in nature. There must be provision for the child to have contact with nature; to understand and appreciate the order, the harmony and the beauty in nature.
Maria Montessori quotes: The child has other powers than ours, and the creation he achieves is no small one; it is everything. The child has other powers than ours, and the creation he achieves is no small one; it is everything.
Maria Montessori quotes: At about a year and a half, the child discovers another fact, and that is that each thing has its own name. At about a year and a half, the child discovers another fact, and that is that each thing has its own name.
Maria Montessori quotes: To assist a child we must provide him with an environment which will enable him to develop freely. To assist a child we must provide him with an environment which will enable him to develop freely.
Maria Montessori quotes: We must therefore turn to the child as to the key to the fate of our future life. We must therefore turn to the child as to the key to the fate of our future life.
Maria Montessori quotes: The child can only develop fully by means of experience in his environment. We call such experience 'work'. The child can only develop fully by means of experience in his environment. We call such experience 'work'.
Maria Montessori quotes: We shall walk together on this path of life, for all things are part of the universe and are connected with each other to form one whole unity. We shall walk together on this path of life, for all things are part of the universe and are connected with each other to form one whole unity.
Maria Montessori quotes: Noble ideas, great sentiments have always existed and have always been transmitted, but wars have never ceased. Noble ideas, great sentiments have always existed and have always been transmitted, but wars have never ceased.
Maria Montessori quotes: In nature nothing creates itself and nothing destroys itself. In nature nothing creates itself and nothing destroys itself.
Maria Montessori quotes: Environment is undoubtedly a secondary factor in the phenomena of life; it can modify in that it can help or hinder, but it can never create. Environment is undoubtedly a secondary factor in the phenomena of life; it can modify in that it can help or hinder, but it can never create.
Maria Montessori quotes: Education, as conceived today, is something separated both from biological and social life. Education, as conceived today, is something separated both from biological and social life.
Maria Montessori quotes: Little children, from the moment they are weaned, are making their way toward independence. Little children, from the moment they are weaned, are making their way toward independence.
Maria Montessori quotes: Watching a child makes it obvious that the development of his mind comes through his movements. Watching a child makes it obvious that the development of his mind comes through his movements.
Maria Montessori quotes: Education demands, then, only this: the utilization of the inner powers of the child for his own instruction. Education demands, then, only this: the utilization of the inner powers of the child for his own instruction.
Maria Montessori quotes: If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men. If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Maria Montessori quotes: If the ways of the Almighty are not humanly logical, it is not the fault of the Almighty but of the limitations of human logic. If the ways of the Almighty are not humanly logical, it is not the fault of the Almighty but of the limitations of human logic.
Maria Montessori quotes: To stimulate life, leaving it free, however, to unfold itselfthat is the first duty of the educator. To stimulate life, leaving it free, however, to unfold itself
that is the first duty of the educator.
Maria Montessori quotes: For what is the use of transmitting knowledge if the individual's total development lags behind? For what is the use of transmitting knowledge if the individual's total development lags behind?
Maria Montessori quotes: The child, making use of all that he finds around him, shapes himself for the future. The child, making use of all that he finds around him, shapes himself for the future.
Maria Montessori quotes: Children are human beings to whom respect is due, superior to us by reason of their innocence and of the greater possibilities of their future. Children are human beings to whom respect is due, superior to us by reason of their innocence and of the greater possibilities of their future.
Maria Montessori quotes: Peace is what every human being is craving for, and it can be brought about by humanity through the child. Peace is what every human being is craving for, and it can be brought about by humanity through the child.
Maria Montessori quotes: Plainly, the environment must be a living one, directed by a higher intelligence, arranged by an adult who is prepared for his mission. Plainly, the environment must be a living one, directed by a higher intelligence, arranged by an adult who is prepared for his mission.
Maria Montessori quotes: Education must start from birth. Education must start from birth.
Maria Montessori quotes: Early childhood education is the key to the betterment of society. Early childhood education is the key to the betterment of society.
Maria Montessori quotes: We must support as much as possible the child's desires for activity; not wait on him, but educate him to be independent. We must support as much as possible the child's desires for activity; not wait on him, but educate him to be independent.
Maria Montessori quotes: The child builds his inmost self out of the deeply held impressions he receives. The child builds his inmost self out of the deeply held impressions he receives.
Maria Montessori quotes: It is true that we cannot make a genius. We can only give to teach child the chance to fulfil his potential possibilities. It is true that we cannot make a genius. We can only give to teach child the chance to fulfil his potential possibilities.
Maria Montessori quotes: The child is much more spiritually elevated than is usually supposed. He often suffers, not from too much work, but from work that is unworthy of him. The child is much more spiritually elevated than is usually supposed. He often suffers, not from too much work, but from work that is unworthy of him.
Maria Montessori quotes: The world of education is like an island where people cut off from the world are prepared for life by exclusion from it. The world of education is like an island where people cut off from the world are prepared for life by exclusion from it.
Maria Montessori quotes: The greatest source of discouragement is the conviction that one is unable to do something The greatest source of discouragement is the conviction that one is unable to do something
Maria Montessori quotes: If salvation and help are to come, it is through the child ; for the child is the constructor of man. If salvation and help are to come, it is through the child ; for the child is the constructor of man.
Maria Montessori quotes: The task of the educator lies in seeing that the child does not confound good with immobility and evil with activity. The task of the educator lies in seeing that the child does not confound good with immobility and evil with activity.
Maria Montessori quotes: Within the child lies the fate of the future. Within the child lies the fate of the future.
Maria Montessori quotes: The education of even a small child, therefore, does not aim at preparing him for school, but for life. The education of even a small child, therefore, does not aim at preparing him for school, but for life.
Maria Montessori quotes: There can be no substitute for work, neither affection nor physical well-being can replace it. There can be no substitute for work, neither affection nor physical well-being can replace it.
Maria Montessori quotes: The work of education is divided between the teacher and the environment. The work of education is divided between the teacher and the environment.
Maria Montessori quotes: The man of character is the persistent man, the man who is faithful to his own word, his own convictions, his own affections. The man of character is the persistent man, the man who is faithful to his own word, his own convictions, his own affections.
Maria Montessori quotes: The first aim of the prepared environment is, as far as it is possible, to render the growing child independent of the adult. The first aim of the prepared environment is, as far as it is possible, to render the growing child independent of the adult.
Maria Montessori quotes: There are many things which no teacher can convey to a child of three, but a child of five can do it with ease. There are many things which no teacher can convey to a child of three, but a child of five can do it with ease.
Maria Montessori quotes: The essence of independence is to be able to do something for one's self. The essence of independence is to be able to do something for one's self.
Maria Montessori quotes: Joy is the evidence of inner growth. Joy is the evidence of inner growth.
Maria Montessori quotes: No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
Maria Montessori quotes: He does it with his hands, by experience, first in play and then through work. The hands are the instruments of man's intelligence. He does it with his hands, by experience, first in play and then through work. The hands are the instruments of man's intelligence.
Maria Montessori quotes: To give a child liberty is not to abandon him to himself. To give a child liberty is not to abandon him to himself.
Maria Montessori quotes: Needless help is an actual hindrance to the development of natural forces. Needless help is an actual hindrance to the development of natural forces.
Maria Montessori quotes: All our handling of the child will bear fruit, not only at the moment, but in the adult they are destined to become. All our handling of the child will bear fruit, not only at the moment, but in the adult they are destined to become.
Maria Montessori quotes: The most important period of life is not the age of university studies, but the first one, the period from birth to the age of six. The most important period of life is not the age of university studies, but the first one, the period from birth to the age of six.
Maria Montessori quotes: Only when the child is able to identify its own center with the center of the universe does education really begin. Only when the child is able to identify its own center with the center of the universe does education really begin.
Maria Montessori quotes: Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life. Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Maria Montessori quotes: From the child itself he will learn how to perfect himself as an educator. From the child itself he will learn how to perfect himself as an educator.