Ellen Key - Quotes

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When one paints an ideal, one does not need to limit one's imagination.

When one paints an ideal, one does not need to limit one's imagination.

At every step the child should be allowed to meet the real experience of life; the thorns should never be plucked from his roses.

At every step the child should be allowed to meet the real experience of life; the thorns should never be plucked from his roses.

Corporal punishment is as humiliating for him who gives it as for him who receives it; it is ineffective besides. Neither shame nor physical pain have any other effect than a hardening one. ---->>>

Love is moral even without legal marriage, but marriage is immoral without love.

Love is moral even without legal marriage, but marriage is immoral without love.

The more horrifying this world becomes, the more art becomes abstract. ---->>>

Education can give you a skill, but a liberal education can give you dignity. ---->>>

Not observation of a duty but liberty itself is the pledge that assures fidelity. ---->>>

The emancipation of women is practically the greatest egoistic movement of the nineteenth century, and the most intense affirmation of the right of the self that history has yet seen. ---->>>

Art, that great undogmatized church. ---->>>

Everything, everything in war is barbaric... But the worst barbarity of war is that it forces men collectively to commit acts against which individually they would revolt with their whole being. ---->>>

The educator must above all understand how to wait; to reckon all effects in the light of the future, not of the present. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Ellen Key
Nationality: Swedish
Born: December 11, 1849
Birthplace:
Die: 06-21, 2015
Occupation: Writer
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Ellen Karolina Sofia Key (Swedish: [kej]; 11 December 1849 – 25 April 1926) was a Swedish difference feminist writer on many subjects in the fields of family life, ethics and education and was an important figure in the Modern Breakthrough movement. She was an early advocate of a child-centered approach to education and parenting, and was also a suffragist (wikipedia)