"Trust yourself, you know more than you think you do."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."Benjamin Spock on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."Benjamin Spock on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."Benjamin Spock on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."Benjamin Spock on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."Benjamin Spock on Golda Meir
"There are only two things a child will share willingly communicable diseases and its mother's age."
"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."
"What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all."
"Happiness is mostly a by-product of doing what makes us feel fulfilled."
"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."