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    The very fact that there are experts may be intimidating; we hate to think that there must be one best way to handle any situation as parents and that we don’t know what it is. So as we get more and more advice we seem less and less sure of what we ought to do for our children.
    —C. John Sommerville (20th century)

    Quintilian [educational writer in Rome around A.D. 100] thought that the earliest years of the child’s life were crucial. Education should start earlier than age seven, within the family. It should not be so hard as to give the child an aversion to learning. Rather, these early lessons would take the form of play—that embryonic notion of kindergarten.
    —C. John Sommerville (20th century)

    This is what the Church is said to want, not party men, but sensible, temperate, sober, well-judging persons, to guide it through the channel of no-meaning, between the Scylla and Charybdis of Aye and no.
    —Cardinal John Henry Newman (1801–1890)