Aretha Franklin

“Music does a lot of things for a lot of people. It's transporting, for sure. It can take you right back, years back, to the very moment certain things happened in your life. It's uplifting, it's encouraging, it's strengthening.”

Aretha Franklin (American singer, songwriter, civil rights activist, actress, and pianist)


“I feel like music can affect you in so many ways. When you hear a song with a happy melody, it can change your mood; it can change your day.”


Kygo (Norwegian DJ, record producer and songwriter)

Elton John

“Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours.”



Elton John (English singer, pianist, and composer)

Lady Gaga

“Music is one of the most powerful things the world has to offer. No matter what race or religion or nationality or sexual orientation or gender that you are, it has the power to unite us.”

Lady Gaga (American recording artist, songwriter, activist, record producer, businesswoman, fashion designer, philanthropist, and actress. She has a contralto vocal range)

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“Music is what feelings sound like.”




Author unknown.

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)

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