Quotes

‘Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.’
— Roger Lewin

‘There is frequently more to be learned from the unexpected questions of a child than the discourses of men, who talk in a road, according to the notions they have borrowed and the prejudices of their education.’

— John Locke

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

‘Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt.’
— Clarence Darrow

‘Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children.’
— Walt Disney

‘If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in.’
— Rachel Carson

‘The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.’
— Albert Einstein

‘To stimulate creativity, one must develop the childlike inclination for play and the childlike desire for recognition.’
— Albert Einstein

‘Do not handicap your children by making their lives easy.’
— Robert Heinlein

‘Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardour, for their curiosity, their intolerance of shames, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision.’
— Aldous Huxley