They asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down "happy"................ ~John Lennon
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When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down "happy". They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life. ~John Lennon
Definitely a Montessori kid.
John Lennon preceded Montessori.
Apparently John Lennon did not say this quote:
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It's still a great quote, even if it is misattributed.