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Quotes Related to Life and Learning

“The heart is a city of miracles.” -Rumi

“Do not wait for the world to become quiet peaceful all around you.  The time is always right to work on your own virtue.” -Lao Tzu

“Pray as if it’s up to God.  Work as if it’s up to you.” -Jewish Proverb

Children have “an instinct of workmanship”—a built-n desire to do work they love very carefully.  It is the task of schooling to engage and nurture that “instinct” to help children learn at their best. -John Holt