Benjamin Spock Quotes

14 Benjamin Spock quotes:

"Trust yourself, you know more than you think you do."
Author: Spock Quotes Category: Trust Quotes
"When women are encouraged to be competitive, too many of them become disagreeable."
Author: Spock Quotes Category: Women Quotes
"The child supplies the power but the parents have to do the steering."
Author: Spock Quotes Category: Parenting Quotes
"What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all."
"Happiness is mostly a by-product of doing what makes us feel fulfilled."
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"There are only two things a child will share willingly; communicable diseases and its mother's age."
Author: Spock Quotes Category: American Scientist Quotes Moms Quotes
"All the time a person is a child he is both a child and learning to be a parent. After he becomes a parent he becomes predominantly a parent reliving childhood."
"You know more than you think you do."
"In automobile terms, the child supplies the power but the parents have to do the steering."
"Children who grow up getting nutrition from plant foods rather than meats have a tremendous health advantage. They are less likely to develop weight problems, diabetes, high blood pressure and some forms of cancer,"
Author: Spock Quotes Category: Cancer Quotes Diabetes Quotes
"Perhaps a child who is fussed over gets a feeling of destiny; he thinks he is the world for something important, and it gives him drive and confidence"
Author: Spock Quotes Category: Destiny Quotes
"Every child senses, with all the horse sense that's in him, that any parent is angry inside when children misbehave and they dread more the anger that is rarely or never expressed openly, wondering how awful it might be"
Author: Spock Quotes Category: Anger Quotes
"She's not cooperating knowingly. And some babies who have been 'caught' early in this way are more apt to rebel later through prolonged soiling or bed-wetting."
Author: Spock Quotes Category: Babies Quotes
"Most middle-class whites have no idea what it feels like to be subjected to police who are routinely suspicious, rude, belligerent, and brutal"
Author: Spock Quotes Category: Class Quotes

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