"We are driven by five genetic needs: survival, love and belonging, power, freedom, and fun."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."William Glasser on Ronald Reagan
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."William Glasser on Nelson Mandela
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."William Glasser on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."William Glasser on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."William Glasser on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."