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Charlotte Mason Quotes: Of all the joyous motives of school life, the love of knowledge is the only abiding one; the only one which determines the scale, so to speak, upon which the person will hereafter live.
         

Of all the joyous motives of school life, the love of knowledge is the only abiding one; the only one which determines the scale, so to speak, upon which the person will hereafter live.


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Never be within doors when you can rightly be without.

Never be within doors when you can rightly be without.



We are all meant to be naturalists, each in his own degree, and it is inexcusable to live in a world so full of the marvels of plant and animal life and to care for none of these things.

We are all meant to be naturalists, each in his own degree, and it is inexcusable to live in a world so full of the marvels of plant and animal life and to care for none of these things.



Look on education as something between the child's soul and God. Modern Education tends to look on it as something between the child's brain and the standardized test.

Look on education as something between the child's soul and God. Modern Education tends to look on it as something between the child's brain and the standardized test.



We all have need to be trained to see, and to have our eyes opened before we can take in the joy that is meant for us in this beautiful life.

We all have need to be trained to see, and to have our eyes opened before we can take in the joy that is meant for us in this beautiful life.



An observant child should be put in the way of things worth observing.

An observant child should be put in the way of things worth observing.



Education is an atmosphere, a discipline, a life

Education is an atmosphere, a discipline, a life



Every day, every hour, the parents are either passively or actively forming those habits in their children upon which, more than upon anything else, future character and conduct depend.

Every day, every hour, the parents are either passively or actively forming those habits in their children upon which, more than upon anything else, future character and conduct depend.



Of the three sorts of knowledge proper to a child, the knowledge of God, of man, and of the universe,--the knowledge of God ranks first in importance, is indispensable, and most happy-making.

Of the three sorts of knowledge proper to a child, the knowledge of God, of man, and of the universe,--the knowledge of God ranks first in importance, is indispensable, and most happy-making.



What a child digs for becomes his own possession.

What a child digs for becomes his own possession.



Give your child a single valuable idea, and you have done more for his education than if you had laid upon his mind the burden of bushels of information.

Give your child a single valuable idea, and you have done more for his education than if you had laid upon his mind the burden of bushels of information.





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The people that I liked and had not met went to the big cafes because they were lost in them and no one noticed them and they could be alone in them and be together.

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The new art must be based upon science - in particular, upon mathematics, as the most exact, logical, and graphically constructive of the sciences.

The new art must be based upon science - in particular, upon mathematics, as the most exact, logical, and graphically constructive of the sciences.



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I have a pretty good memory, but memories are time beings, too, like cherry blossoms or ginkgo leaves; for a while they are beautiful, and then they fade and die.



After you've seen behind the facade of a stage set you can't take the play seriously any more. In other words, you can't go backwards and regain your ignorance, you have to move forward.

After you've seen behind the facade of a stage set you can't take the play seriously any more. In other words, you can't go backwards and regain your ignorance, you have to move forward.




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