„A child is innately wise and realistic. If left to himself without adult suggestion of any kind, he will develop as far as he is capable of developing.“

—  Alexander Sutherland Neill, könyv Summerhill

Forrás: Summerhill (1960), p. 4

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Hasonló idézetek

Aldous Huxley fénykép
Maria Montessori fénykép

„If a child finds no stimuli for the activities which would contribute to his development, he is attracted simply to 'things' and desires to posses them.“

—  Maria Montessori Italian pedagogue, philosopher and physician 1870 - 1952

Forrás: The Secret of Childhood (1936), Ch. 23

„Treat a child as though he already is the person he's capable of becoming.“

—  Haim Ginott psychologist 1922 - 1973

Quoted in Gently And Firmly By C.P. Varkey, p. 87

Ehud Barak fénykép

„The Left is acting like a young child, saying 'I want peace'… A child says 'I want candy right away,' an adult takes all of the factors into account and understands who he's dealing with.“

—  Ehud Barak Israeli politician and prime minister 1942

Barak Fights Labor MKs over Goldstone http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/134060 Israel National News, October 26, 2009.

Thomas Szasz fénykép

„A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.“

—  Thomas Szasz Hungarian psychiatrist 1920 - 2012

Childhood
The Second Sin (1973)

Matthew Lewis (writer) fénykép

„He was a child, and a spoiled child, but a child of high imagination; and so he wasted himself on ghost-stories and German romances.“

—  Matthew Lewis (writer) English novelist and dramatist 1775 - 1818

Walter Scott, manuscript note written in 1825; cited from J. G. Lockhart The Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. (London: Adam and Charles Black, 1896) p. 81 col. 2.
Criticism

Epictetus fénykép

„For he who is unmusical is a child in music; he who is without letters is a child in learning; he who is untaught, is a child in life.“

—  Epictetus philosopher from Ancient Greece 50 - 138

Book III, ch. 19. http://books.google.com/books?id=7e0NAAAAYAAJ&q=%22For+he+who+is+unmusical+is+a+child+in+music+he+who+is+without+letters+is+a+child+in+learning+he+who+is+untaught+is+a+child+in+life%22&pg=PA241#v=onepage
Discourses

Maria Montessori fénykép
Jean Piaget fénykép

„There is an adult in every child and a child in every adult.“

—  Jean Piaget Swiss psychologist, biologist, logician, philosopher & academic 1896 - 1980

Forrás: The Moral Judgment of the Child (1932), Ch. 1 : The Rules of the Game, § 8 : Conclusions : Motor Rules and the Two Kinds of Respect <!-- p. 85 -->
Kontextus: In certain circumstances where he experiments in new types of conduct by cooperating with his equals, the child is already an adult. There is an adult in every child and a child in every adult. … There exist in the child certain attitudes and beliefs which intellectual development will more and more tend to eliminate: there are others which will acquire more and more importance. The later are not derived from the former but are partly antagonistic to them.

George Gordon Byron fénykép

„Where is he, the champion and the child
Of all that's great or little, wise or wild“

—  George Gordon Byron English poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement 1788 - 1824

St. 3.
The Age of Bronze (1823)
Kontextus: Where is he, the champion and the child
Of all that's great or little, wise or wild;
Whose game was empires, and whose stakes were thrones;
Whose table earth — whose dice were human bones?

Fulton J. Sheen fénykép
John Connolly fénykép
Richard Dawkins fénykép
Orson Scott Card fénykép
Martin Luther King, Jr. fénykép
Jean Piaget fénykép

„The child is a realist in every domain of thought, and it is therefore natural that in the moral sphere he should lay more stress on the external, tangible element than on the hidden motive.“

—  Jean Piaget Swiss psychologist, biologist, logician, philosopher & academic 1896 - 1980

Forrás: The Moral Judgment of the Child (1932), Ch. 2 : Adult Constraint and Moral Realism

André Maurois fénykép
Rachel Carson fénykép

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