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Montessori Quote of the Day

Montessori Quote

We give the child nourishing food so that his little body may grow, and in just the same way we must provide him with suitable nourishment for his mental and moral growth. Just as we cannot directly help his body to grow into manhood, so we cannot form his mind or character for him. But we can supply his mental needs as we supply his bodily ones and both should be treated in an equally scientific way.

Maria Montessori, Maria Montessori Speaks to Parents, p. 20