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Maria Montessori Quotes



Quotes by Maria Montessori - (23 quotes)

Maria Montessori - From the Activity category:

The human hand allows the mind to reveal itself. (Maria Montessori)

Maria Montessori - From the Character category:

Character formation cannot be taught. It comes from experience and not from explanation. (Maria Montessori)

Maria Montessori - From the Children category:

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

Maria Montessori - From the Children category:

Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed. (Maria Montessori)

Maria Montessori - From the Children category:

Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world. (Maria Montessori)

Maria Montessori - From the Children category:

A child%u2019s parents are not his makers but his guardians. (Maria Montessori)

Maria Montessori - From the Choices category:

Free choice is one of the highest of all the mental processes. (Maria Montessori)

Maria Montessori - From the Earth category:

The land is where our roots are. The children must be taught to feel and live in harmony with the Earth. (Maria Montessori)

Maria Montessori - From the Education category:

To aid life, leaving it free, however, that is the basic task of the educator. (Maria Montessori)

Maria Montessori - From the Energy category:

The unknown energy that can help humanity is that which lies hidden in the child. (Maria Montessori)

Maria Montessori - From the Experience category:

Education is a natural process carried out by the human individual, and is acquired not by listening to words, but by experiences in the environment. (Maria Montessori)

Maria Montessori - From the Growth category:

Growth comes from activity, not from intellectual understanding. (Maria Montessori)

Maria Montessori - From the Humanity category:

The child is both a hope and a promise for mankind. (Maria Montessori)

Maria Montessori - From the Imagination category:

We especially need imagination in science. It is not all mathematics, nor all logic, but it is somewhat beauty and poetry. (Maria Montessori)

Maria Montessori - From the Keys category:

We must therefore turn to the child as to the key to the fate of our future life. (Maria Montessori)

Maria Montessori - From the Knowledge category:

If education is always to be conceived along the same antiquated lines of a mere transmission of knowledge, there is little to be hoped from it in the bettering of man's future. For what is the use of transmitting knowledge if the individual's total development lags behind? (Maria Montessori)

Maria Montessori - From the Language category:

The only language men ever speak perfectly is the one they learn in babyhood, when no one can teach them anything! (Maria Montessori)

Maria Montessori - From the Observation category:

We cannot create observers by saying 'observe', but by giving them the power and the means for this observation and these means are procured through education of the senses. (Maria Montessori)

Maria Montessori - From the Peace category:

Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war. (Maria Montessori)

Maria Montessori - From the Perfection category:

The more perfect the approximation to truth, the more perfect is art. (Maria Montessori)

Maria Montessori - From the Play category:

Play is the work of the child. (Maria Montessori)

Maria Montessori - From the Teaching category:

We teachers can only help the work going on, as servants wait upon a master. (Maria Montessori)

Maria Montessori - From the Teaching category:

The greatest sign of success for a teacher... is to be able to say, 'The children are now working as if I did not exist.' (Maria Montessori)