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Benjamin Spock
(1903-1998) born on
May 02
US physician, author. He was a major influence on modern U.S. child-rearing practices; "Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care," 1946 has sold millions of copies.
         
   
F
The more people have studied different methods of bringing up children the more they have come to the conclusion that what good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is the best after all.

R
Trust yourself: You know more than you think you do.
A
I would say that the surest measure of a man's or a woman's maturity is the harmony, style, joy, and dignity he creates in his marriage, and the pleasure and inspiration he provides for his spouse.
N
In automobile terms, the child supplies the power but the parents have to do the steering.
K
There are only two things a child will share willingly -- communicable diseases and his mother's age.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Book of Quotes," by Barbara Rowes, 1979.
R: In "Reader's Digest," Dec 1992.
A: In "Older & Wiser, ed. by G. B. Dianda and B. J. Hofmayer, 1995.
N: First sentence of "Baby and Child Care," quoted in "Ladies' Home Journal," Mar 1960.
K: In "Barnes & Noble Book of Quotations," by Robert I. Fitzhenry, 1987.
   


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