Maria Montessori quotes
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
Do not tell them how to do it. Show them how to do it and do not say a word. If you tell them, they will watch your lips move. If you show them, they will want to do it themselves.
The greatest sign of success for a teacher...is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
Peace is what every human being is craving for, and it can be brought about by humanity through the child.
We shall walk together on this path of life, for all things are part of the universe and are connected with each other to form one whole unity.
Our aim is not merely to make the child understand, and still less to force him to memorize, but so to touch his imagination as to enthuse him to his innermost core.
Joy, feeling one's own value, being appreciated and loved by others, feeling useful and capable of production are all factors of enormous value for the human soul.
To assist a child we must provide him with an environment which will enable him to develop freely.