quote by Maria Montessori

The child who has felt a strong love for his surroundings and for all living creatures, who has discovered joy and enthusiasm in work, gives us reason to hope that humanity can develop in a new direction.

— Maria Montessori

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Human reason quote Believe in your dreams. They were given to you for a reason.

Believe in your dreams. They were given to you for a reason.

Children are human beings to whom respect is due, superior to us by reason of their innocence and of the greater possibilities of their future.

Religious wars are not caused by the fact that there is more than one religion, but by the spirit of intolerance... the spread of which can only be regarded as the total eclipse of human reason.

Human reason quote I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world wil

I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.

Religious wars are not caused by the fact that there is more than one religion, but by the spirit of intolerance... the spread of which can only be regarded as the total eclipse of human reason.

Laws will not eliminate prejudice from the hearts of human beings.

But that is no reason to allow prejudice to continue to be enshrined in our laws - to perpetuate injustice through inaction.

Migrants and refugees are not pawns on the chessboard of humanity.

They are children, women and men who leave or who are forced to leave their homes for various reasons, who share a legitimate desire for knowing and having, but above all for being more

Human reason quote Celebrate the people in your life who are there because they love you for no oth

Celebrate the people in your life who are there because they love you for no other reason than because you are you.

Mathematicians have tried in vain to this day to discover some order in the sequence of prime numbers, and we have reason to believe that it is a mystery into which the human mind will never penetrate.

The greatest flaw of human beings is to remain glued to the inventory of reason.

Reason doesn't deal with man as energy. Reason deals with instruments that create energy, but it has never seriously occurred to reason that we are better than instruments: we are organisms that create energy. We are bubbles of energy.

Knowledge humanizes mankind, and reason inclines to mildness;

but prejudices eradicate every tender disposition.

Human reason quote Forget all the reasons why it won't work and believe the one reason it will.

Forget all the reasons why it won't work and believe the one reason it will.

If man is not made in the image of God, nothing then stands in the way of inhumanity. There is no good reason why mankind should be perceived as special. Human life is cheapened. We can see this in many of the major issues being debated in our society today.

Poor human reason, when it trusts in itself, substitutes the strangest absurdities for the highest divine concepts

With reasonable men, I will reason; with humane men I will plead; but to tyrants I will give no quarter, nor waste arguments where they will certainly be lost.

Human reason quote You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that

You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy.

All human beings have all of the intelligences.

But we differ, for both genetic and experiential reasons, in our profile of intelligences at any moment.

Language is a form of human reason, which has its internal logic of which man knows nothing.

When the human mind exists in the light of reason and no more than reason, we may say with absolute certainty that Man and all that made him will be in that instant gone.

Human reason quote Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.

Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.

Language is a form of human reason, which has its internal logic of which man knows nothing.

If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be 'meetings.'

Reason and Knowledge have always played a secondary, subordinate, auxiliary role in the life of peoples, and this will always be the case. A people is shaped and driven forward by an entirely different kind of force, one which commands and coerces them and the origin of which is obscure and inexplicable despite the reality of its presence.

Human reason quote All human unhappiness comes from not facing reality squarely, exactly as it is.

All human unhappiness comes from not facing reality squarely, exactly as it is.

Human relations are built on feeling, not on reason or knowledge. And feeling is not an exact science; like all spiritual qualities, it has the vagueness of greatness about it.

The needs of a human being are sacred.

Their satisfaction cannot be subordinated either to reasons of state, or to any consideration of money, nationality, race, or color, or to the moral or other value attributed to the human being in question, or to any consideration whatsoever.

The reason for my painting large canvases is that I want to be intimate and human. To paint a small picture is to place yourself outside your experience, to look upon an experience as a stereopticon view or with a reducing glass. However you paint the larger picture, you are in it. It isn't something you command.

Human reason quote A child can teach an adult three things: To be happy for no reason, to always be

A child can teach an adult three things: To be happy for no reason, to always be curious, to fight tirelessly for something.

Faith and reason are like two wings on which the human spirit rises to the contemplation of truth; and God has placed in the human heart a desire to know the truth- in a word, to know himself- so that, by knowing and loving God, men and women may also come to the fullness of truth about themselves.

The only reason why you are unhappy is because you are trying to be happy.

The moment you discover in life that it's not about yourself, that it is about investing in others, I think you're entering a steadier state to be a great leader. Because above all, I think the main quality of a leader is to be a human being. There's no reason you are special because you happen to have this job or these responsibilities.

Human reason quote We met for a reason, either you're a blessing or a lesson.

We met for a reason, either you're a blessing or a lesson.

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Patriotism in its simplest, clearest and most indubitable signification is nothing else but a means of obtaining for the rulers their ambitions and covetous desires, and for the ruled the abdication of human dignity, reason, conscience, and a slavish enthrallment to those in power.

And of all illumination which human reason can give, none is comparable to the discovery of what we are, our nature, our obligations, what happiness we are capable of, and what are the means of attaining it.

I am aware that a philosopher's ideas are not subject to the judgment of ordinary persons, because it is his endeavour to seek the truth in all things, to the extent permitted to human reason by God.

Human reason quote It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal.

It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal.

That language is an instrument of human reason, and not merely a medium for the expression of thought, is a truth generally admitted.

Man's Reason is in such deep insolvency to sense,that tho' she guide his highest flight heav'nward, and teach himdignity morals manners and human comfort,she can delicatly and dangerously bedizenthe rioting joys that fringe the sad pathways of Hell.

Think of how many religions attempt to validate themselves with prophecy.

Think of how many people rely on these prophecies, however vague, however unfulfilled, to support or prop up their beliefs. Yet has there ever been a religion with the prophetic accuracy and reliability of science? ... No other human institution comes close.

Human reason quote There is no reason not to follow yur heart.

There is no reason not to follow yur heart.

Reason and justice tell me there's more love for humanity in electricity and steam than in chastity and vegetarianism.

Our aim as scientists is objective truth;

more truth, more interesting truth, more intelligible truth. We cannot reasonably aim at certainty. Once we realize that human knowledge is fallible, we realize also that we can never be completely certain that we have not made a mistake.

You and I were created for joy, and if we miss it we miss the reason for our existence. If our joy is honest joy, it must somehow be congruous with human tragedy. This is the test of joy's integrity. It is compatible with pain. Only the heart that hurts has a right to joy.

There's a very simple reason for focusing on the nuclear issue.

Many, many issues are of supreme importance in one way or another, but if we blow ourselves up with nuclear weapons, no other issue is really going to matter. Quite possibly there would be no other human beings left to be concerned about anything else.

If children were brought into the world by an act of pure reason alone, would the human race continue to exist? Would not a man rather have so much sympathy with the coming generation as to spare it the burden of existence, or at any rate not take it upon himself to impose that burden upon it in cold blood?

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