Benjamin Spock Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old benjamin spock quotes, benjamin spock sayings, and benjamin spock proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.     

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Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.     

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I would say that the surest measure of a man's or a woman's maturity is the harmony, style, joy, and dignity he creates in his marriage, and the pleasure and inspiration he provides for his spouse.     

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The child supplies the power, but the parents have to do the steering.     

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Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.     

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What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all.     

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What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all.     

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The child supplies the power but the parents have to do the steering.     

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A child loves his play, not because it's easy, but because it's hard.     

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Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.     

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The child supplies the power but the parents have to do the steering.     

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What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all.     

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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.     

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What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all.     

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Sex education, including its spiritual aspects, should be part of a broad health and moral education from kindergarten through grade twelve, ideally carried out harmoniously by parents and teachers.     

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Trust yourself, you know more than you think you do.     

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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.     

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