Monday, August 11, 2014

Charlotte Mason Quotes

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I had a really nice time reading through Home Education by Charlotte Mason this summer with all of you!  I loved underlining quotes and then sharing them with you on the blog.  I thought it would be neat to gather all of my favorites quotes from the book into one place.  So here you go!  I hope you enjoy them and find yourself encouraged =)


"Do not let the children pass a day without distinct efforts, intellectual, moral, volitional; let them brace themselves to understand, let them compel themselves to do and to bear; and let them do what is right at the sacrifices of ease and pleasure."  Charlotte Mason



"There is no knowledge so appropriate to the early years of a child as that of the name and look and behavior in situ of every natural object he can get at."  Charlotte Mason


"The parent's chief care is, that that which they supply shall be wholesome and nourishing whether in the way of picture books, lessons, playmates, bread and milk, or mother's love."  Charlotte Mason



"Never be within doors when you can rightly be without."  Charlotte Mason


"Mothers work wonders once they are convinced wonders are demanded of them."  Charlotte Mason


"Habit is Ten Natures."  Charlotte Mason



 "Let children have tales of the imagination, scenes laid in other lands and other times; heroic adventures, hairbreadth escapes, delicious fairy tales, even where it is all impossible, and they know it, and yet they believe."  Charlotte Mason



"Whatever the natural gifts of the child, it is only so far as the habit of attention is cultivated in him that he is able to make use of them."  Charlotte Mason


"Thinking comes by practice."  Charlotte Mason


"Whatever be the advantages of kindergarten or other schools for little children, the home schoolroom ought to be the best growing-ground for them."  Charlotte Mason


"A morning in which a child receives no new ideas is a morning wasted."  Charlotte Mason


"All children have it in them to recite."  Charlotte Mason


 "Composition is as natural as jumping and running to children who have been allowed due use of books."  Charlotte Mason



 "It is a delightful thing to have the memory stored with beautiful, comforting, and inspiring passages."  Charlotte Mason



"Let him linger pleasantly over the history of a single man, a short period, until he thinks the thoughts of that man."  Charlotte Mason



"Give the children one thought at a time, and every time some lovely example of loving-kindness that will fire their hearts with the desire to do likewise."  Charlotte Mason

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1 comment:

  1. I love these quotes! My favorite is "Let children have tales of the imagination, scenes laid in other lands and other times; heroic adventures, hairbreadth escapes, delicious fairy tales, even where it is all impossible, and they know it, and yet they believe." I have such good memories of imaginative adventures as a kids, and my own children have had many of their own. :-)

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