|"Democracy subverts itself if it subverts the habits of self-restraint,
self-denial, and public-spiritedness."
- George F. Will, Statecraft As Soulcraft, 1983.
|"...childhood and adolescent are critical windows of opportunity
for setting down the essential emotional habits that will govern our lives."
- Daniel Goleman, Emotional Intelligence
|"It's fascinating that many elders are making themselves into
people that no one could possible admire."
- Robert Bly, 1996
|"It has been my experience, that every family has at least one
relative with redeeming qualities, who becomes a source of support and guidance for the youth."
- Rhonda Caffee, Woodside Trails Therapeutic Camp, 1996
|“The ever changing realm of personal growth is too intangible and
ephermeral to grasp with scientific precision.... Because we can’t quantify an experience we often seem to underestimate its importance.”
- Hanna Greenberg THE SUDBURY VALLEY SCHOOL EXPERIENCE, 1985
|"The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows:
It is what the man or woman is able to do that counts."
- Brooker T. Washington
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