"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."
"Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances."Rosalind Wiseman on Thomas Jefferson
"Rather be dead than cool."Rosalind Wiseman on Kurt Cobain
"All women do have a different sense of sexuality, or sense of fun, or sense of like what's sexy or cool or tough."Rosalind Wiseman on Angelina Jolie
"Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes."Rosalind Wiseman on Walt Whitman
"It's really kind of cool to have solar panels on your roof."Rosalind Wiseman on Bill Gates
"So many women keep their anger inside and let it build until they explode and then people blow them off again."
"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."
"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."