Maria Montessori Quotes

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Read top motivational Maria Montessori quotes and sayings. She was an Italian physician and educator best known for the philosophy of education. Here we share best collection of quotes of Maria Montessori.

1. 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.’

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2. One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.

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3. Personal health is related to self-control and to the worship of life in all its natural beauty – self-control bringing with it happiness, renewed youth, and long life.

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4. The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.

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5. Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.

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6. Education is a work of self-organization by which man adapts himself to the conditions of life.

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7. If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.

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8. We teachers can only help the work going on, as servants wait upon a master.

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9. To aid life, leaving it free, however, that is the basic task of the educator.

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10. If education is protection to life, you will realize that it is necessary that education accompany life during its whole course.

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11. The man of character is the persistent man, the man who is faithful to his own word, his own convictions, his own affections.

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12. If intelligence is the triumph of life, the spoken word is the marvellous means by which this intelligence is manifested.

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13. With man, the life of the body depends on the life of the spirit.

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14. Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.

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15. The only language men ever speak perfectly is the one they learn in babyhood, when no one can teach them anything!

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16. The only language men ever speak perfectly is the one they learn in babyhood, when no one can teach them anything!

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17. 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