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Sylvia Ashton-Warner
(1908-1984) born on
Dec 17
New Zealander educator, writer, novelist, poet. She was known for her innovative work in adapting traditional British teaching methods to the special needs of Maori children.
         
   
F
I am my own Universe, I my own Professor.

R
I see the mind of a 5-year-old as a volcano with two vents: destructiveness and creativeness.
A
When love turns away, now, I don't follow it. I sit and suffer, unprotesting, until I feel the tread of another step.
N
I've got to relearn what I was supposed to have learned.
K
The truth is that I am enslaved . . . in one vast love affair with 70 children.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Aug 1941, "Myself," 1967.
R: "Teacher," 1963.
A: "Teacher," 1963.
N: Feb 1941, "Myself," 1967.
K: On life of a teacher, "Spinster," Simon & Schuster 59
   


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