"I think that giving mindless praise is ridiculous. But I understand why parents do it. They want their kids to feel good about themselves. But parents are never going to teach their children true, positive self esteem by praising everything they do."
"The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge."Rosalind Wiseman on Albert Einstein
"I do believe we're all connected. I do believe in positive energy. I do believe in the power of prayer. I do believe in putting good out into the world. And I believe in taking care of each other."Rosalind Wiseman on Harvey Fierstein
"Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results."Rosalind Wiseman on Willie Nelson
"Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will."Rosalind Wiseman on Zig Ziglar
"If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes."Rosalind Wiseman on John Wooden
"So many women keep their anger inside and let it build until they explode and then people blow them off again."
"See, at a certain point it becomes cool to be boy crazy. That happens in sixth grade, and it gives you so much social status, particularly in an all-girls school, if you can go up and talk to boys."
"As a teacher myself I've been in situations where parents come at you, and sometimes parents come across like the teacher doesn't want the best for their kid and it can be really, really hurtful."
"Advancements in technology have become so commonplace that sometimes we forget to stop and think about how incredible it is that a girl on her laptop in Texas can see photos and cell phone video in real time that a young college student has posted of a rally he's at in Iran."