Wooden and Educational Toys For Christmas

Famous quotes containing the words christmas, toys, wooden and/or educational:

    The eighth day of Christmas,
    My true love sent to me
    Eight maids a-milking,
    —Unknown. The Twelve Days of Christmas (l. 43–45)

    Scarfs, garters, gold, amuse his riper stage,
    And beads and prayer-books are the toys of age:
    Pleased with this bauble still, as that before;
    ‘Till tired he sleeps, and life’s poor play is o’er.
    Alexander Pope (1688–1744)

    Hard labor and spare diet they had, and off wooden trenchers, but they had peace and freedom, and the wailing of the tempest in the woods sounded kindlier in their ear than the smooth voice of the prelates, at home, in England.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    Class is rarely talked about in the United States; nowhere is there a more intense silence about the reality of class differences than in educational settings.
    bell hooks (b. c. 1955)