Jean Piaget Quotes



Best 9 Quotes by Jean Piaget

“Children have real understanding only of that which they invent themselves, and each time that we try to teach them something too quickly, we keep them from reinventing it themselves.”

“Every observer has noted that the younger the child, the less sense he has of his own ego.”

“For me, education means making creators… You have to make inventors, innovators, not conformists.”

“If you want to be creative, stay in part a child, with the creativity and invention that characterizes children before they are deformed by adult society.”

“Intelligence is what you use when you don’t know what to do.”

“Play is the answer to how anything new comes about.”

“The essential functions of the mind consist in understanding and in inventing, in other words, in building up structures by structuring reality.”

“The principle goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done – men who are creative, and inventive.”

“What we see changes what we know. What we know changes what we see.”

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