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]
When gentle persuasion [of children] falls on deaf ears, we resort to ridicule and rebuke. Then we return to threats and punishment. This is the modus operandi of a mutual frustration society.More Haim Ginott quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
While parents possess the original key to their offspring's experience, teachers have a spare key. They, too, can open or close the minds and hearts of children.More Haim Ginott quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Happiness... is not a destination: it is a manner of traveling. Happiness is not an end in itself. It is a by-product of working, playing, loving and living.More Haim Ginott quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I have great faith in 'ordinary parents.' Who has a child's welfare more at heart than his ordinary parent? It's been my experience that when parents are given the skills to be more helpful, not only are they able to use these skills, but they infuse them with a warmth and a style that is uniquely their own.More Haim Ginott quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

Quotes of the month

Leo Tolstoy In spite the mountains of books written about art, no precise definition of art has been constructed. And the reason for this is that the conception of art has been based on the conception of beauty. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Aneurin Bevan I have never regarded politics as the arena of morals. It is the arena of interest. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


James Baldwin There is something terribly radical about believing that one's own experience and images are important enough to speak about, much less to write about and to perform [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Mahatma Gandhi One of the objects of a newspaper is to understand popular feeling and to give expression to it; another is to arouse among the people certain desirable sentiments; and the third is fearlessly to expose popular defects. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Azzedine Alaia The present fashion system is too hard - there are too many collections. The designers have no time to think! Money is too important. Schedules are too crazy. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More