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A Quote by Erik H. Erikson on life, death, elders, and children

Children will not fear life if their elders have integrity enough not to fear death.

Erik H. Erikson

Contributed by: Sofia

A Quote by Earon on courage, hope, future, humankind, human nature, women, men, and children

The three glues that hold humankind together are the courage of women, the compassion of men and the laughter of children.

Earon Davis

Source: The Times of India

Contributed by: Earon

A Quote by Ayman Sawaf on emotional intelligence, children, eq, emotional alchemy, and parenting

Learning how to become emotionally literate is one of the best investments that human beings can make for themselves, their children, and the future.

Ayman Sawaf

Contributed by: ayman

A Quote by Angela Schwindt on children and learning

While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.

Angela Schwindt

Contributed by: Rebekah

A Quote by Joseph Chilton Pearce on learning, play, children, and intelligence

You can't have real learning with a child unless they are playing. Real playing is how real learning takes place. You can have conditioning and a Pavlovian conditioning of his dogs, or behaviors modifications through other means which we look on as very serious, and we generally call learning, but it's not learning. It's conditioning.

Real learning takes place by what Maria Montesorri would call the absorbent mind of the child. Simply absorbing their universe, absorbing it, becoming it, and they do this through play. Play can be the most serious undertaking of a child's life. It is the most serious undertaking. They are completely entrained in play. Mind, the three parts of the mind; thought, feeling, action, the body, every aspect of the child's self entrained solely focuses totally on the activity of absorbing their world. Absorbing their environment. It is the most serious active to their life because they're literally building their construction of knowledge of the world, of themselves, of the relationship between the two and laying down all the foundations for the later forms of intelligence.

Joseph Chilton Pearce

Source: http://www.ttfuture.org/services/play/index.htm

Contributed by: Ola

A Quote by Adi Da Samraj on mystery, adi da, children, happiness, feeling, and childrens spirituality

Remembering the Mystery is a way of being everything you always already are.

Adi Da Samraj

Source: What, Where, When, How, Why and Who to Remember to be Happy

Contributed by: Robin

A Quote by Jennifer Hart on mothering, parenting, childbirth, ignorance, and children

Ignorance can be bliss--without it, far fewer children would be born!

Jennifer Hart

Source: Marley Rides, Pages: 16

Contributed by: Marley Rides

A Quote by dani on be, love, peace, reflection, children, collective, create, compassion, fear, war, and hate

BE what you wish to see reflected in the world. 
Love is made by being love. Peace is found only in being peace. 
See others as children. See how our collective being impacts them. 
What do you create? Love, Compassion, and Peace? Or Fear, War, and Hate?

Danielle Marie Crume

Contributed by: Aham Prema

A Quote by Marianne Williamson on being who you are, children, being different, and flowers

A tulip doesn't strive to impress anyone. It doesn't struggle to be different than a rose. It doesn't have to. It is different. And there's room in the garden for every flower. You didn't have to struggle to make your face different than anyone else's on earth. It just is. You are unique because you were created that way. Look at little children in kindergarten. They're all different without trying to be. As long as they're unselfconsciously being themselves, they can't help but shine. It's only later, when children are taught to compete, to strive to be better than others, that their natural light becomes distorted.

Marianne Williamson

Source: Marianne Williamson

Contributed by: Dawn

A Quote by William Stafford on children, child, dance, kid, and music

"Children dance before they learn there is anything that isn't music."

William Stafford

Contributed by: kt

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