Admitting failure is quite cleansing, but never – pleasurable.
More Michael Morpurgo quotes :
When children are very young, you read them books that are positive to help them go to sleep. But there comes a moment when they begin to understand the difficulties of the world. They know there are problems and the books they read should reflect that, not gloss over them.Michael Morpurgo
Animals are sentient, intelligent, perceptive, funny and entertaining. We owe them a duty of care as we do to children.Michael Morpurgo
Access to books and the encouragement of the habit of reading: these two things are the first and most necessary steps in education and librarians, teachers and parents all over the country know it. It is our children's right and it is also our best hope and their best hope for the future.Michael Morpurgo