Maria Montessori Quotes.

1. "Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create."
- Quote by Maria Montessori

2. "Our care of the child should be governed, not by the desire to make him learn things, but by the endeavor always to keep burning within him that light which is called intelligence."
- Quote by Maria Montessori

3. "It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it."
- Quote by Maria Montessori

4. "Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed."
- Quote by Maria Montessori

5. "We cannot know the consequences of suppressing a child's spontaneity when he is just beginning to be active. We may even suffocate life itself. That humanity which is revealed in all its intellectual splendor during the sweet and tender age of childhood should be respected with a kind of religious veneration. It is like the sun which appears at dawn or a flower just beginning to bloom. Education cannot be effective unless it helps a child to open up himself to life."
- Quote by Maria Montessori

6. "Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war."
- Quote by Maria Montessori

7. "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."
- Quote by Maria Montessori

8. "Within the child lies the fate of the future."
- Quote by Maria Montessori

9. "Of all things love is the most potent."
- Quote by Maria Montessori

10. "Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life."
- Quote by Maria Montessori

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