You can't touch love, but you can feel the sweetness that it pours into everything.
We have no firm hold on any knowledge or philosophy that can lift us out of our difficulties.
The wrong things are predominantly stressed in the schools- things remote from the student's experience and need.
The processes of teaching the child that everything cannot be as he wills it are apt to be painful both to him and to his teacher.
We all make mistakes, as the hedgehog said as he climbed off the scrubbing brush.
Education in the light of present- day knowledge and need calls for some spirited and creative innovations both in the substance and the purpose of current pedagogy.
We imagine that we want to escape our selfish and commonplace existence, but we cling desperately to our chains.
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction.
Obedience is the gateway through which knowledge enters the mind of the child.
Certain periods in history suddenly lift humanity to an observation point where a clear light falls upon a world previously dark.
Every renaissance comes to the world with a cry, the cry of the human spirit to be free.
We are afraid of ideas, of experimenting, of change. We shrink from thinking a problem through to a logical conclusion.