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September

"We learn to do something by doing it. There is no other way."

- John Holt

 

August

"There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children."

- Nelson Mandela

 

July

"Children who are respected learn respect. Children who are cared for learn to care for those weaker than themselves. Children who are loved for what they are cannot learn intolerance. In an environment such as this, they will develop their own ideals, which can be nothing other than humane, since they grew out of the experience of love."

- Alice Miller

 

June

"I feel ashamed that so many of us cannot imagine a better way to do things than locking children up all day in cells instead of letting them grow up knowing their families, mingling with the world, assuming real obligations, striving to be independent and self-reliant and free."

- John Gatto

 

May

"Children cannot bounce off the walls if we take away the walls."

- Erin Kelly

 

April

"School kids don't know the world is a million times bigger than school's version of it."

- Sandra Dodd

  

March

"Once you've been launched into parenthood, you'll need all your best skills, self-control, good judgment and patience. But at the same time there is nothing like the thrill and exhilaration that come from watching that bright, cheerful, inquisitive, creative, eccentric and even goofy child you have raised flourish and shine. That's what keeps you going, and what, in the end, makes it all worthwhile."

- Lawrence Balter

 

February

"We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought."

- Bertrand Russell

 

January

"The law of love could be best understood and learned through little children."

- Mahatma Gandhi

 

 
 
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