"We must turn to the child as the key to the fate of our future."
"The first essential for the child's development is concentration"
- "It isn't just ourselves we are discovering, it is the universe." Pema Chödrön
- "When I approach a child, he inspires in me two sentiments: tenderness for what he is, and respect for what he may become." Louis Pasteur
- "The hands are the instruments of man's intelligence." Maria Montessori
"The awakened heart is the basic goodness in all beings."
- "The child is both a hope and a promise for mankind."  Maria Montessori