I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides or my windows to be stuffed. I want the cultures of the world to blow about as freely as possible but I refuse to be swayed by any one of it – Mahatma Gandhi.
They should be children of the past, possessors of the present and creators of the future. The past is our foundation, the present our material, the future our aim and summit – Sri Aurobindo.
Children are living beings – more living than grown up people who have built shells of habit around themselves. Therefore it is absolutely necessary for their mental health and development that they should not have mere schools for their lessons, but a world whose guiding spirit is personal love. – Rabindranath Tagore.
A school is a place where one learns about the totality, the wholeness of life. Academic excellence is absolutely necessary, but a school includes much more than – it is a place where both the teacher and the student explore not only the outer world of knowledge but also their own thinking, their own behavior. – J. Krishnamurthy.
Before children can understand a thing, they need to experience – seeing, touching, hearing, tasting, smelling, choosing, arranging, putting things together, taking things apart, experimenting with real things. It is part of the teachers responsibility to develop the child’s curiosity – GIJUBHAI BADHEKK