Quotations

Maria Montessori

Quotations 2 Maria Montessori“The greatest sign of a success for a teacher…is to be able to say, ‘The children are now working as if I did not exist.’”

Maria Montessori (an Italian physician and educator best known for the philosophy of education that bears her name, and her writing on scientific pedagogy.)

Ernest Dimnet

Quotations 3 Ernest Dimnet“Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves!”

Ernest Dimnet (French priest, writer and lecturer, and author)

Erich Fromm

Quotations 4 erich fromm“Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?” 

Erich Fromm (German-born American social psychologist. Sociologist, humanistic philosopher and democratic socialist)

Lailah Gifty Akita

Quotations 5 Lailah Gifty Akita

“Education is the key for self-liberation.” 

Lailah Gifty Akita (Ghanaian and founder of Smart Youth Volunteers Foundation)

Swami Vivekananda

Quotations 6 Swami Vivekananda

“If the mountain does not come to Mohammed, Mohammed must go to the mountain. If the poor cannot come to education, education must reach them at the plough, in the factory, everywhere.”

Swami Vivekananda (Indian Hindu monk, a chief disciple of the 19th-century Indian mystic Ramakrishna)

Miya Yamanouchi

Quotations 2 Miya Y“Self-respect by definition is a confidence and pride in knowing that your behavior is both honorable and dignified. Therefore when you harass or vilify another person, you not only disrespect them, but you also. -Respect yourself by respecting others.”

Miya Yamanouchi (An empowerment counsellor at My Counselling Service Australia and author)

Joy Jennings

Quotations 3 Joy Jennings“I am not your dog that you whistle for; I’m not a stray animal you call over, and I am not, I never have been, nor will I ever be, your “baby”!

Joy Jennings (Australian author)

Anita Hill

Quotations 4“Women who accuse men, particularly powerful men, of harassment are often confronted with the reality of the men’s sense that they are more important than women, as a group.” 

Anita Hill (American attorney and academic)

Naomi Wolf

 Quotations 5 Naomi Wolf“Beauty provokes harassment, the law says, but it looks through men's eyes when deciding what provokes it.” 

Naomi Wolf (Progressives American author, journalist and and author)

Gretchen Carlson

Quotations 6 gretchencarlson“We're not going to fix the sexual harassment epidemic unless we can acknowledge that this is not a women's issue, this is a man's issue. The burden should not be on the shoulders of women only to solve this, because we can't do it alone and it's not fair. We're seeing now the tsunami of all these women coming forward, which is such a blessing. But the tipping point will be when men in the workplace decide to be our allies.”

Gretchen Carlson (American television commentator an author)

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