Montessori Poems

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

Maria Montessori

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

Maria Montessori

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.

Maria Montessori

The task of the educator lies in seeing that the child does not confound good with immobility and evil with activity.

Maria Montessori

The child's true constructive energy, a dynamic power, has remained unnoticed for thousands of years. Just as men have trodden the earth, and later tilled its surface, without thought for the immense wealth hidden in its depths, so the men of our day make progress after progress in civilized life, without noticing the treasures that lie hidden in the psychic world of infancy.

Maria Montessori

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

Maria Montessori

Discipline must come through liberty. . . . We do not consider an individual disciplined only when he has been rendered as artificially silent as a mute and as immovable as a paralytic. He is an individual annihilated, not disciplined.

Maria Montessori

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

Maria Montessori

The teacher must derive not only the capacity, but the desire, to observe natural phenomena. The teacher must understand and feel her position of observer: the activity must lie in the phenomenon.

Maria Montessori