"It's a great mistake, I think, to put children off with falsehoods and nonsense, when their growing powers of observation and discrimination excite in them a desire to know about things."
"To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him."Anne Sullivan on Buddha
"A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone."Anne Sullivan on Billy Graham
"We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves."Anne Sullivan on Henry Ward Beecher
"I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection."Anne Sullivan on Sigmund Freud
"Even as kids reach adolescence, they need more than ever for us to watch over them. Adolescence is not about letting go. It's about hanging on during a very bumpy ride."Anne Sullivan on Ron Taffel
"I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think."
"I have thought about it a great deal, and the more I think, the more certain I am that obedience is the gateway through which knowledge, yes, and love, too, enter the mind of the child."
"My heart is singing for joy this morning! A miracle has happened! The light of understanding has shone upon my little pupil's mind, and behold, all things are changed!"
"We all like stories that make us cry. It's so nice to feel sad when you've nothing in particular to feel sad about."
"Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction."