Anne Sullivan Quotes

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Born: April 14, 1866, Feeding Hills, Massachusetts, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Queens, New York City, New York, USA, October 20, 1936
Occupation: Hall of fame inductee

Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction.
- Anne Sullivan

I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think.
- Anne Sullivan

I have thought about it a great deal, and the more I think, the more certain I am that obedience is the gateway through which knowledge, yes, and love, too, enter the mind of the child.
- Anne Sullivan

It's a great mistake, I think, to put children off with falsehoods and nonsense, when their growing powers of observation and discrimination excite in them a desire to know about things.
- Anne Sullivan

My heart is singing for joy this morning! A miracle has happened! The light of understanding has shone upon my little pupil's mind, and behold, all things are changed!
- Anne Sullivan

We all like stories that make us cry. It's so nice to feel sad when you've nothing in particular to feel sad about.
- Anne Sullivan

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