“School teachers have such powers that prime ministers can only dream about.”

“The object of education is to teach us to love what is beautiful.”

“I would teach children music, physics, and philosophy; but most importantly music, for the patterns in music and all the arts are the keys to learning.”

“Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion has no hold on the mind. Therefore do not use compulsion, but let early education be a sort of amusement; you will then be better able to discover the child’s natural bent.”

“All learning has an emotional base.”

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