39 Total Quotes

Benjamin Spock Quotes

Benjamin Spock
What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all.
Benjamin Spock
#American Scientist #Babies

Benjamin Spock
What is the use of physicians like myself trying to help parents to bring up children healthy and happy, to have them killed in such numbers for a cause that is ignoble?
Benjamin Spock
#American Scientist #Children

Benjamin Spock
To win in Vietnam, we will have to exterminate a nation
Benjamin Spock
#Vietnam

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
Benjamin Spock
#Children

Benjamin Spock
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
Benjamin Spock
#Destiny

Benjamin Spock
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
Benjamin Spock
#Anger

Benjamin Spock
Most middle-class whites have no idea what it feels like to be subjected to police who are routinely suspicious, rude, belligerent, and brutal
Benjamin Spock
#Class

Benjamin Spock
Happiness is mostly a by-product of doing what makes us feel fulfilled
Benjamin Spock
#Happiness

Benjamin Spock
Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.
Benjamin Spock
#American Scientist #Trust #Motivational #Quote of the Day

Benjamin Spock
There are only two things a child will share willingly: communicable diseases and his mother's age
Benjamin Spock
#Cute #Children #Quote of the Day #Funny

Benjamin Spock
In automobile terms, the child supplies the power but the parents have to do the steering.
Benjamin Spock
#American Scientist

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.
Benjamin Spock
#American Scientist

Benjamin Spock
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.
Benjamin Spock
#American Scientist #War

Benjamin Spock
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,
Benjamin Spock
#Cancer #Diabetes

Benjamin Spock
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.
Benjamin Spock
#Babies

Benjamin Spock
There are only two things a child will share willingly; communicable diseases and its mother's age.
Benjamin Spock
#American Scientist

Benjamin Spock
To win in Vietnam, we will have to exterminate a nation.
Benjamin Spock
#American Scientist

Benjamin Spock
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.
Benjamin Spock
#American Scientist