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Maria Montessori - Popular Quotes

"Let the children be free; encourage them; let them run outside when it is raining; let them remove their shoes when they find a puddle of water; and when the grass of the meadows is wet with dew, let them run on it and trample it with their bare feet; let them rest peacefully when a tree invites them to sleep beneath its shade; let them shout and laugh when the sun wakes them in the morning."

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"The most important period of life is not the age of university studies, but the first one, the period from birth to the age of six."

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"The education of even a small child, therefore, does not aim at preparing him for school, but for life."

 

- Maria Montessori.