"Using no control and using humor will build a relationship and make a dent to where the client puts the counselor in their quality world and then begins to relate and seek out the counselor. Effective therapy begins with the acceptance of the therapist into the client's quality world."
"A joke is a very serious thing."William Glasser on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."William Glasser on Mark Twain
"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing."William Glasser on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."William Glasser on Mahatma Gandhi
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road."William Glasser on Henry Ward Beecher
"If you want to change attitudes, start with a change in behavior."
"Every single major push in education has made it worse and right now it's really bad because everything we've done is de-humanizing education. It's destroying the possibility of the teacher and the student having a warm, friendly, intellectual relationship."
"This is at the heart of all good education, where the teacher asks students to think and engages them in encouraging dialogues, constantly checking for understanding and growth."
"I think it is totally wrong and terribly harmful if education is defined as acquiring knowledge."
"Education is the process in which we discover that learning adds quality to our lives. Learning must be experienced."