“Where did we ever get the crazy idea that in order to make children do better, first we have to make them feel worse? Think of the last time you felt humiliated or treated unfairly.”

Did you feel like cooperating or doing better? Jan


“The rite of passage of learning to build a fire that will burn all night with one match is not an insignificant one in my husband’s family.”

Sarah Wayne Callies


“I just got tired of being sick and tired and feeling down. Unfortunately.”

Steven Adler


“Once I tried to make a standardization of staircases. Probably that is one of the oldest of the standardizations. Of course.”

Alvar Aalto


“The imagination of our children is blunted on television.”

Stanley R. Jaffe