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40 Quotes About Loving Children


I love quotes! There is something so inspiring about reading a quote that lights you up and is perfect for the day. My Instagram is filled with quotes about loving children, so I wanted to collect some of my favorites here!

Quotes on Loving Children
  • “How much fuller and richer life would be if we saw the child in all his greatness, all his beauty, instead of focusing on all his mistakes.” – Maria Montessori
  • “The land is where our roots are. The children must be taught to feel and live in harmony with the Earth.” – Maria Montessori
  • “We should not teach children the sciences, but give them a taste for them.” – Jean Jacques Rosseau
  • ” The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.” – Sydney J. Harris

Quotes About Loving Children

  • ” The child is truly a miraculous being.” – Maria Montessori
  • “Teaching children is an accomplishment; getting children excited about learning is an achievement.” – Robert John Meehan
  • “When I stopped trying to do it all, I was able to give the best parts of myself to the things that mattered most.” – Unknown
  • “Fill your life with adventure, not things. Have stories to tell not stuff to show.” – Unknown
  • “Education is the most powerful weapon, which you can use to change the world.” -Nelson Mandela
  • “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. ” -Aristotle
  • “Speak to your children as if they are the wisest, kindest, most beautiful & magical humans on earth. For what they believe is what they will become.” -Brooke Hampton
  • “If teaching is to be effective with young children, it must assist them to advance on the way of independence.” -Maria Montessori
  • “Children are human beings to whom respect is due; superior to us by reason of their innocence and of the greater possibilities of their future.” – Maria Montessori
  • “Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.” – Maria Montessori

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  • “Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.” – George Halas
  • “The greatest gifts we can give our children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.” – Maria Montessori
  • “If a child is to keep his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in.” -Rachel Carson
  • “Unstructured play, which should be part of every child’s life on a daily basis, lays the groundwork for social competence.” -Madeline Levine
  • “The child is a philosopher before he can talk, an explorer before he can walk.” – E.M. Standing
  • “To understand the baby’s mind, it is absolutely essential to take the path of observation and discovery.” -Maria Montessori
  • “Now I see the secret of making the best persons, it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.” -Walt Whitman
  • “The greatness of human personality begins at the hour of birth.” -Maria Montessori
  • “As soon as children find something that interests them, they lose their instability and learn to concentrate.” – Maria Montessori
  • “All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once you grow up.” – Pablo Picasso
  • “Children are often more interested in the question than the answer.” -Unknown
  • “Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.” -Seneca
  • “If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn.” -Ignacio Estrada
  • “A child is a discoverer. He is an amorphous splendid being in search of his own proper form.” -Maria Montessori
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  • “Give like the sun and the whole world grows tall.” -Atticus
  • “Children are not to be molded, but people to be unfolded.” – Jess Lair
  • ” A mother who radiates self-love and self-acceptance actually vaccinates her daughter against low self-esteem.” -Naomi Wolf
  • “Time spent playing with children is never wasted.” -Dawn Lantero

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