57 Total Quotes

William Glasser Quotes

It is almost impossible for anyone, even the most ineffective among us, to continue to choose misery after becoming aware that it is a choice.
William Glasser
#American Psychologist #Misery

Education is the process in which we discover that learning adds quality to our lives. Learning must be experienced.
William Glasser
#Education #American Psychologist

If you want to change attitudes, start with a change in behavior.
William Glasser
#Attitude #American Psychologist

We almost always have choices, and the better the choice, the more we will be in control of our lives.
William Glasser
#American Psychologist #Choice

Don't marry someone you would not be friends with if there was no sex between you.
William Glasser
#American Psychologist

We are driven by five genetic needs: survival, love and belonging, power, freedom, and fun.
William Glasser
#American Psychologist #Freedom

Caring for but never trying to own may be a further way to define friendship.
William Glasser
#American Psychologist #Caring

We may be up against a stone wall, but we don't have to bloody our heads against it unless we choose to.
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#American Psychologist #Bloody

There are only two places in the world where time takes precedence over the job to be done. School and prison.
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#School #American Psychologist

Effective teaching may be the hardest job there is.
William Glasser
#American Psychologist #Teaching

Too many of us fail to fulfill our needs because we say no rather than yes, or perhaps later in life, yes when we should say no.
William Glasser
#American Psychologist

Good or bad, everything we do is our best choice at that moment.
William Glasser
#American Psychologist #Choice

If everyone could learn that what is right for me does not make it right for anyone else, the world would be a much happier place.
William Glasser
#American Psychologist

The faster you go, the more students you leave behind. It doesn't matter how much or how fast you teach. The true measure is how much students have learned.
William Glasser
#American Psychologist #Students

Sex is on the minds of most people, especially those who shouldn't be having it.
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#People #American Psychologist

If we are to persuade all students to do quality work, we must involve them deeply in the process of evaluating their own work as they do it! This is concurrent evaluation.
William Glasser
#Quality

Everybody needs one essential friend.
William Glasser
#American Psychologist

To counter the avoidance of intellectual challenge and responsibility, we must reduce the domination of certainty in education.
William Glasser
#American Psychologist