With these Montessori quotes, we can transform the future of our children. It is so powerful, it leaves a strong mark in our hearts. Dr. Maria Montessori was so brilliant! Her word spreads all over the world very quickly. Her keen observation towards children was remarkable that she created these beautiful quotes.
Here are my compilation of widely used quotes from Dr. Maria Montessori books. As a mom, I find these so helpful for the development of my child. I consider these amazing quotes as my “manual for life.” This powerful words had transformed many parents and teachers around the world.
“The child is endowed with unknown powers,which can guide us to a radiant future. If what we really want is a new world, then education must take at it’s aim the development of these hidden possibilities.”
“Children are human beings to whom respect is due, superior to us by reason of their innocence and of the greater possibilities of their future.”
“The first essential for the child’s development is concentration. The child who concentrates is immensely happy.”
“The environment itself will teach the child, if every error he makes is manifest to him, without the intervention of a parent or teacher, who should remain a quiet observer of all that happens.”
“But an adult if he is to provide proper guidance, must always be calm and act slowly so that the child who is watching him can clearly see his actions in all their particulars.”
“The child can develop fully by means of experience in his environment. We call such experiences ‘work’.”
“Imitation is the first instinct of the awakening mind.”
“The greatness of the human personality begins at the hour of birth.”