Sunday, April 17, 2016

52 Lists: Week 15 ~ Favorite Quotes

This week's List was Favorite Quotes.  Here are a few that speak to me as a {homeschooling} mother.  

"Self-education is the only possible education. The rest is mere veneer laid on the surface on a child's nature."
- Charlotte Mason

"The sense of beauty comes from early contact with nature."
- Charlotte Mason

"Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them."

Lady Bird Johnson

"Do not, then, my friend, keep children to their studies by compulsion but by play."
- Plato

"Train up a child in the way he should go:  and when he is old, he will not depart from it."
Proverbs 22:6 KJV

"Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children."
- Charles R. Swindoll

“Love isn't a state of perfect caring. It is an active noun like struggle. To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now.”
- Fred Rogers

“When we treat children's play as seriously as it deserves, we are helping them feel the joy that's to be found in the creative spirit. It's the things we play with and the people who help us play that make a great difference in our lives.”
Fred Rogers

"Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself."
- John Dewey

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."
Nelson Mandela

"It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education." 
- Albert Einstein

"Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves."
- Ernest Dimnet

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  1. I love all of these quotes, especially Lady Bird Johnson's!

  2. I love these! I also love that you chose a theme for all of your sayings.

  3. Wonderful quotes. Thank you for sharing.

  4. Very inspiring quotes! I also tend to love many of Charlotte Mason's, too.