Scottish progressive educator, author and founder of Summerhill school
1883 - 1973
I answered that one learns to live, not by hearing of other lives, but by living for words are infinitely less important than acts.
Love and hate are not opposites. The opposite of love is indifference.
Free children are not easily influenced; the absence of fear accounts for this phenomenon. Indeed, the absence of fear is the finest thing that can happen to a child.
The difficult child is the child who is unhappy. He is at war with himself; and in consequence, he is at war with the world.