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    What is a scientist? We give the name scientist to the type of man who has felt experiment to be a means guiding him to search out the deep truth of life, to lift a veil from its fascinating secrets, and who, in this pursuit, has felt arising within him a love for the mysteries of nature, so passionate as to annihilate the thought of himself.

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  2. 9

    If the ways of the Almighty are not humanly logical, it is not the fault of the Almighty but of the limitations of human logic.

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  3. 8

    If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.

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    Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.

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    To aid life, leaving it free, however, that is the basic task of the educator.

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    Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.

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    We cannot create observers by saying 'observe,' but by giving them the power and the means for this observation and these means are procured through education of the senses.

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    The greatest sign of success for a teacher... is to be able to say, 'The children are now working as if I did not exist.'

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    The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.

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    We discovered that education is not something which the teacher does, but that it is a natural process which develops spontaneously in the human being.

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  11. Last Update: 4 July 2020

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