Haim Ginott

Haim Ginott

Israeli psychologist
To sense when a teenager needs understanding and when misunderstanding is a difficult and delicate task. The sad truth is that no matter how wise we are, we cannot be right for any length of time in our teenagers' eyes.More Haim Ginott quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
How can we help a child change from undependable to dependable, from a mediocre student to a capable student, from someone who won't amount to very much to someone who will count for something. The answer is at once both simple and complicated: We treat a child as if he already is what we would like him to become.More Haim Ginott quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task.More Haim Ginott quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Whenever I hear about a child needing something, I ask myself, 'Is it what he needs or what he wants?' It isn't always easy to distinguish between the two. A child has many real needs which can and should be satisfied. His wants are a bottomless pit. He wants, for example, to sleep with his parents. He needs to be in his own bed. At Christmas he wants every toy advertised on television. He needs only one or two.More Haim Ginott quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To be himself, one neeeds to be free from the pressure of evaluative praiseMore Haim Ginott quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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