benjamin spock 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.
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— Benjamin Spock
When women are encouraged to be competitive, too many of them become disagreeable.
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I'm not a pacifist. I was very much for the war against Hitler and I also supported the intervention in Korea, but in this war we went in there to steal Vietnam.
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— Benjamin Spock
To win in Vietnam, we will have to exterminate a nation.
— Benjamin Spock
I was so afraid of being bad and being caught at it.
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— Benjamin Spock
A human being is happiest and most successful when dedicated to a cause outside his own individual, selfish satisfaction.
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— Benjamin Spock
There are only two things a child will share willingly; communicable diseases and its mother's age.
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— Benjamin Spock
The loving person makes other people feel good, and he is usually a happy person himself. He is able to form strong, long-lasting friendships.
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— Benjamin Spock
Without freedom of choice, there is no creativity. Without creativity, there is no life.
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— Benjamin Spock
Boys and girls need chances to be around their father, to be enjoyed by him and if possible to do things with him. Better to play fifteen minutes enjoyably and then say, 'Now I'm going to read my paper' than to spend all day at the zoo crossly.
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— Benjamin Spock
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.
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— Benjamin Spock
Don't worry about trying to do a perfect job. There is no perfect job. There is no one way of raising your children.
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— Benjamin Spock
Our greatest hope is to bring up children inspired by their opportunities for being helpful and loving.
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— Benjamin Spock
Physical punishment teaches children that the larger, stronger person has the power to get his way, whether or not he is in the right, and they may resent this in the parent-for life.
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— Benjamin Spock
The more people have studied different methods of bringing up children the more they have come to the conclusion that what good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is the best after all.
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— Benjamin Spock
It's up to each of us to help create a better world for our children.
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— Benjamin Spock
In automobile terms, the child supplies the power but the parents have to do the steering.
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— Benjamin Spock
It's not the words but the music that counts.
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— Benjamin Spock
Happiness is mostly a by-product of doing what makes us feel fulfilled.
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— Benjamin Spock
Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.
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— Benjamin Spock
The strongest rebellion may be expressed in quiet, undramatic behavior.
— Benjamin Spock
benjamin spock
Birth    : May 2, 1903
Death  : March 15, 1998
Occupation  : Pediatrician

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