Sylvia Ashton-Warner Famous Quotes & Sayings

31 Sylvia Ashton-Warner Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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I flung my tongue round like a cat-o'-nine-tails so that my pleasant peaceful infant room became little less than a German concentration camp as I took out on the children what life should have got. Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: I flung my tongue round like a cat-o'-nine-tails so that my pleasant peaceful infant room
Being always overavid, I demand from those I love a love equal to mine, which, being balanced people, they cannot supply. Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: Being always overavid, I demand from those I love a love equal to mine, which,
Off fall the wife, the mother, the lover, the teacher, and the violent artist takes over. I am I alone. I belong to no one but myself. I mate with no one but the spirit. I own no land, have no kin, no friend or enemy. I have no road but this one. Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: Off fall the wife, the mother, the lover, the teacher, and the violent artist takes
Love has the quality of informing almost everything - even one's work. Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: Love has the quality of informing almost everything - even one's work.
Of the two kinds of order, the conscious and the unconscious order, only one is real. It's the order in the deep hidden places. Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: Of the two kinds of order, the conscious and the unconscious order, only one is
Inspiration is the richest nation I know, the most powerful on earth. Sexual energy Freud calls it; the capital of desire I call it; it pays for both mental and physical expenditure. Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: Inspiration is the richest nation I know, the most powerful on earth. Sexual energy Freud
When I teach people, I marry them. Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: When I teach people, I marry them.
I see the mind of the five-year-old as a volcano with two vents: destructiveness and creativeness. Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: I see the mind of the five-year-old as a volcano with two vents: destructiveness and
When love turns away, now, I don't follow it. I sit and suffer, unprotesting, until I feel the tread of another step. Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: When love turns away, now, I don't follow it. I sit and suffer, unprotesting, until
Children have two visions, the inner and the outer. Of the two the inner vision is brighter. Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: Children have two visions, the inner and the outer. Of the two the inner vision
No other job in the world could possibly dispossess one so completely as this job of teaching. You could stand all day in a laundry, for instance, still in possession of your mind. But this teaching utterly obliterates you. It cuts right into your being: essentially, it takes over your spirit. It drags it out from where it would hide. Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: No other job in the world could possibly dispossess one so completely as this job
I've got to relearn what I was supposed to have learned. Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: I've got to relearn what I was supposed to have learned.
The truth is that I am enslaved ... in one vast love affair with 70 children. Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: The truth is that I am enslaved ... in one vast love affair with 70
A comforting acquaintance, hope, a contagious thing like spring, inebriating like lager. Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: A comforting acquaintance, hope, a contagious thing like spring, inebriating like lager.
It's just as possible to live to the full in a narrow corner as it is in bigness. Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: It's just as possible to live to the full in a narrow corner as it
I never forgive attacks on my work. Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: I never forgive attacks on my work.
You must be true to yourself. Strong enough to be true to yourself. Brave enough to be strong enough to be true to yourself. Wise enough to be brave enough to be strong enough to shape yourself from what you actually are. Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: You must be true to yourself. Strong enough to be true to yourself. Brave enough
I am inclined to think that eating is a private thing and should be done alone, like other bodily functions. Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: I am inclined to think that eating is a private thing and should be done
What can be heavier than wealth than freedom? Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: What can be heavier than wealth than freedom?
There is only one answer to destructiveness and that is creativity. Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: There is only one answer to destructiveness and that is creativity.
How much of my true self I camouflage and choke in order to commend myself to him, denying the fullness of me. How often have I paraded sweetness and interest when I felt otherwise; pretended to take careful leave of him on many an occasion when I would rather have walked right out. How I've toned myself down, diluted myself to maintain his approval. Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: How much of my true self I camouflage and choke in order to commend myself
What a desire! ... to live in peace with that word: Myself. Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: What a desire! ... to live in peace with that word: Myself.
There's no such thing beneath the heavens as conditions favorable to art. Art must crash through or perish. Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: There's no such thing beneath the heavens as conditions favorable to art. Art must crash
To feel as well as hear what someone says requires whole attention. Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: To feel as well as hear what someone says requires whole attention.
I am my own Universe, I my own Professor. Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: I am my own Universe, I my own Professor.
Education, fundamentally, is the increase of the percentage of the conscious in relation to the unconscious. It must be a developing idea. Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: Education, fundamentally, is the increase of the percentage of the conscious in relation to the
Self-forgetfulness in creativity can lead to self-transcendence ... Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: Self-forgetfulness in creativity can lead to self-transcendence ...
Not just part of us becomes a teacher. It engages the whole self - the woman or man, wife or husband, mother or father, the lover, scholar or artist in you as well as the teacher earning money ... Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: Not just part of us becomes a teacher. It engages the whole self - the
It is not so much the content of what one says as the way in which one says it. However important the thing you say, what's the good of it if not heard or, being heard, not felt? Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: It is not so much the content of what one says as the way in
As the blackness of the night recedes so does the nadir of yesterday. The child I am forgets so quickly. Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: As the blackness of the night recedes so does the nadir of yesterday. The child
We already have so much pressure towards sameness through radio, film and comic outside the school, that we can't afford to do a thing inside that is not toward individual development ... Sylvia Ashton-Warner Sayings: We already have so much pressure towards sameness through radio, film and comic outside the