Source: Loving Every Child: Wisdom for Parents
Janusz Korczak quotes
Birthdate: 22. July 1878
Date of death: 7. August 1942
Janusz Korczak, the pen name of Henryk Goldszmit , was a Polish-Jewish educator, children's author, and pedagogue known as Pan Doktor or Stary Doktor . After spending many years working as director of an orphanage in Warsaw, he refused sanctuary repeatedly and stayed with his orphans when the entire population of the institution was sent by the Nazis from the Ghetto to the Treblinka extermination camp, during the Grossaktion Warschau of 1942.
Quotes Janusz Korczak
„I exist not to be loved and admired, but to love and act. It is not the duty of those around me to love me. Rather, it is my duty to be concerned about the world, about man.“
Source: Warsaw Ghetto Memoirs of Janusz Korczak