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Janusz Korczak Quotes

The court does not fly off the handle. It does not shout abuse. It speaks calmly.
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Children are not the people of tomorrow, but people today. They are entitled to be taken seriously. They have a right to be treated by adults with tenderness and respect, as equals. They should be allowed to grow into whoever they were meant to be - The unknown person inside each of them is the hope for the future.

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I am a butterfly drunk with life. I don't know where to soar, but I won't allow life to clip my beautiful wings.

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I exist not to be loved and admired, but to love and act. It is not the duty of those around me to love me. Rather, it is my duty to be concerned about the world, about man.

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Dare to dream ... something will always come of it

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The soul of a child is as complicated and full of contradictions as our soul is.

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The child
a skilled actor with a hundred masks: a different one for his mother, father, grandmother or grandfather, for a stern or lenient teacher, for the cook or maid, for his own friends, for the rich and poor. Naive and cunning, humble and haughty, gentle and vengeful, well behaved and willful, he disguises himself so well that he can lead us by the nose.

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I have signed a pact with life: we will not get in each other's way

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I am well versed in reading the pages of war.

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When does the loneliness of old age begin?

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Take a look at the world and laugh

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You will go on blundering, for only he who does nothing avoids errors.

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The court does not fly off the handle. It does not shout abuse. It speaks calmly.

— Janusz Korczak

Life is a circus ring, with some moments more spectacular than others.

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Life bites like a dog.

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