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Montessori Quote of the Day

Quote for 31 August 2021

’But,’ I can hear you say, ‘shall we leave our children to do as they like? How can they know what is best for them when they have had no experience? And think what little savages they would grow up to be if we did not teach them manners . . .’ And I would answer, ‘Have you ever given your children a chance even for one day to do what they like without interference?’

Maria Montessori, Maria Montessori Speaks to Parents, p. 42