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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The true test of character is not how much we know how to do, but how we behave when we don't know what to do.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“If you're not making mistakes, you're not taking risks, and that means you're not going anywhere. The key is to make mistakes faster than the competition, so you have more changes to learn and win.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Even when we do not create children's fears, when they come to us with fears ready-made and built-in, we use their fears as handles to manipulate them and get them to do what we want”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“People should be free to find or make for themselves the kinds of educational experience they want their children to have.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“We destroy the love of learning in children, which is so strong when they are small, by encouraging and compelling them to work for petty and contemptible rewards.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“If we continually try to force a child to do what he is afraid to do, he will become more timid, and will use his brains and energy, not to explore the unknown, but to find ways to avoid the pressures we put on him.”

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