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Ellen Key
(1849-1926) born on
Dec 11
Swedish writer, feminist. The "Pallas of Sweden" developed advanced ideas on sex, love and marriage, and moral conduct which had wide influence.
         
   
F
At every step the child should be allowed to meet the real experience of life; the thorns should never be plucked from his roses.

R
For success in training children the first condition is to become as a child oneself, but this means no assumed childishness, no condescending baby-talk . . .What it does mean is to be taken up with the child as the child himself is absorbed by his life.
A
When one paints an ideal, one does not need to limit one's imagination.
N
Corporal punishment is as humiliating for him who gives it as for him who receives it; it is ineffective besides. Neither shame nor physical pain have any other effect than a hardening one.
K
The educator must above all understand how to wait; to reckon all effects in the light of the future, not of the present.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
R: "The Century of the Child," ch. 3, 1909.
A: "The Morality of Woman and Other Essays," "The Woman of the Future," 1911.
N: "The Century of the Child," ch. 7, 1909.
K: "The Morality of Woman and Other Essays," "The Conventional Woman," 1911.
   


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