"When women are encouraged to be competitive, too many of them become disagreeable."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Benjamin Spock on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Benjamin Spock on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Benjamin Spock on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Benjamin Spock on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Benjamin Spock on John Lennon
"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."