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Montessori Quote of the Day

Quote for 29 December 2019

The child does not grow weary with work, but increases his strength. He grows through work and that is why work increases his energies. He never asks to be relieved of his labours, but on the contrary he asks to be allowed to perform them and to perform them alone. The task of growth is his life, he must truly either work or die.

Maria Montessori, The Secret of Childhood, p. 208