"What we believe about children thus becomes a determining factor in defining their social and ethical identity, their rights and the educational contexts offered to them."-Carla Rinaldi
"The cultural environment that we wish for our children is the one that states that the other is not a problem but rather, an opportunity." Loris Malaguzzi
"La creatividad es al pensamiento como el agua es a la vida, constituye una parte esencial. Por lo tanto, no se puede enseñar, sino solo motivarla. Se puede favorecer su desarrollo, porque es inherente a la identidad humana en sí. Basta escuchar al niño para comprender qué entiende por creatividad." Carla Rinaldi 'En Diálogo con Reggio Emilia'
"It is paradoxical that many educators and parents still differentiate between a time for learning and a time for play without seeing the vital connection between them." Leo F. Buscaglia
"Children are a wonderful gift. They are young and small persons with minds and ideas, hating to be talked down to. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things..." Desmond Tutu
"A child loves his play, not because it’s easy, but because it’s hard." B. Spock
"Children are the best evaluators and the most sensitive judges of the values and usefulness of creativity. This comes about because they have the privilege of not being excessively attached to their own ideas, which they construct and reinvent continuously." Loris Malaguzzi
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