Cherish your children… for they are the footprints you will leave behind. And to know how to demand with all his might that which he desires.
Leaving home in a sense involves a kind of second birth in which we give birth to ourselves. They bump into things.
Where did we ever get the crazy idea that in order to make children do better, first we have to make them feel worse? Art is the only way to run away without leaving home. What secrets do they hold from each other? Browse By Tag.
Robert Neelly Bellah. He must have felt as if everything was ending. It's the staying, once you've found it, that takes courage.
Of course, we as adults have to guide them and to take ultimate responsibility but that is something quite different from patronizing them.
Rainer Maria Rilke.
Teach them how to think for themselves , how to evaluate evidence, and how to disagree with you. Audrey Hepburn. Florence King 1990. It must be education that does it.
You are an Awakener. You can never go home again, but the truth is you can never leave home, so it's all right. It is restful to leave one's home; not because traveling does not entail varied and difficult daily actions, but because it removes our responsibilities.
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Friedrich Nietzsche Philologist. Learning is a result of listening, which in turn leads to even better listening and attentiveness to the other person.
There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. When you have solved the problem of controlling the attention of the child, you have solved the entire problem of its education.
If religious instruction were not allowed until the child had attainted the age of reason, we would be living in a quite different world. John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester. Children are our future, and the only way for the world to evolve, as I have been shown it should be, is for each generation to be more loving and compassionate than the one before.