Children

 

“Children need models rather than critics.” ~~ Joseph Joubert

Filed under: Character,  Children,  Joseph Joubert,  Learning
 

“Education is more than filling a child with facts. It starts with posing questions.” ~~ D.T. Max


Filed under: Children,  D.T. Max,  Education,  Inspiration,  Learning
 

“And Max, the king of all wild things, was lonely and wanted to be where someone loved him best of all.” ~~ Maurice Sendak (from “Where the Wild Things Are”)

Filed under: Children,  Happiness,  Love,  Maurice Sendak
 

“The average adult laughs 15 times a day; the average child, more than 400 times.” ~~ Martha Beck


Filed under: Children,  Humor,  Martha Beck
 

“As a teacher I feel I have a moral obligation to help the children in my classroom grow toward becoming full human beings and to feel successful.” ~~ Jean Medick

Filed under: Children,  Jean Medick,  Success,  Teaching
 

“Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it’s the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.” ~~ Sir Ken Robinson


 

“The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.”  ~~ Robert Maynard Hutchins

 

“I think, at a child’s birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.” ~~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Filed under: Attitude,  Children,  Eleanor Roosevelt
 

“You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating
curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.” ~~ Clay P. Bedford

Filed under: Children,  Clay P. Bedford,  Education,  Enthusiasm,  Learning,  Life
 

“You can only be young once. But you can always be immature.” ~~   Dave Barry

Filed under: Age,  Attitude,  Children,  Dave Barry,  Experience