"We are driven by five genetic needs: survival, love and belonging, power, freedom, and fun."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."William Glasser on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."William Glasser on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."William Glasser on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."William Glasser on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."William Glasser on Booker T. Washington
"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."