quote by Donald Woods Winnicott

I would rather be the child of a mother who has all the inner conflicts of the human being than be mothered by someone for whom all is easy and smooth, who knows all the answers, and is a stranger to doubt.

— Donald Woods Winnicott

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Inner child quote For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope yo

For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and, if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over.

The playing adult steps sideward into another reality;

the playing child advances forward to new stages of mastery.

The great man is he who does not lose his child's heart.

Inner child quote We are what we believe we are.

We are what we believe we are.

I'm happy to report that my inner child is still ageless.

If my heart can become pure and simple, like that of a child, I think there probably can be no greater happiness than this.

Birth is about making mothers... strong, competent, capable mothers who trust themselves and know their inner strength

Inner child quote You're a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, wil

You're a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, will never forget about you.

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In the inner place where true artists create there exists a pure child.

The most potent muse of all is our own inner child.

To speak truly, few adult persons can see nature.

Most persons do not see the sun. At least they have a very superficial seeing. The sun illuminates only the eye of the man, but shines into the eye and heart of the child.

Inner child quote The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself.

The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself.

The opposite of play is not work. It's depression.

Whoever wants to understand much must play much.

You have to learn it all, then forget it and start again like a child. This is the inner evolution.

Inner child quote When you start seeing your worth, you'll find it harder to stay around people wh

When you start seeing your worth, you'll find it harder to stay around people who don't.

Maybe we should develop a Crayola bomb as our next secret weapon.

A happiness weapon. A Beauty Bomb. And every time a crisis developed, we would launch one. And people would smile and get a little funny look on their faces and cover the world with imagination.

The wish to be super strong is a healthy wish, a vital compelling, power-producing desire. The more the Superman-Wonder Woman picture stories build up this inner compulsion by stimulating the child's natural longing to battle and overcome obstacles, particularly evil ones, the better chance your child has for self-advancement in the world.

Education is a life; that life is sustained on ideas; ideas are of spiritual origin, and that we get them chiefly as we convey them to one another. The duty of parents is to sustain a child's inner life with ideas as they sustain his body with food.

Inner child quote It is when you finally learn that your  are all in your mind that your real life

It is when you finally learn that your are all in your mind that your real life begins.

The most sophisticated people I've ever known had just one thing in common: they were all in touch with their inner children.

I believe that this neglected, wounded, inner child of the past is the major source of human misery.

So, like a forgotten fire, a childhood can always flare up again within us.

Inner child quote To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when the

To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when they have forgotten.

Caring for your inner child has a powerful and surprisingly quick result: Do it and the child heals.

Children have neither past nor future; they enjoy the present, which very few of us do.

There is something deeply hypocritical in a society that holds an inner-city child only eight years old "accountable" for her performance on a high-stakes standardized exam but does not hold the high officials of our government accountable for robbing her of what they gave their own kids six or seven years before.

Inner child quote Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.

Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.

The parent knows that the child cannot be artificially motivated to learn;

they know that he is already motivated by the strongest driving force on earth: his inner intent.

Each man carries within him the soul of a poet who died young.

Inner child, what do you suggest? 'I WANT A TREEHOUSE!' Anything else to add? 'FARTY NOISE UNDER THE ARM!'

Inner child quote If you want to improve you self-worth, stop giving other people the calculator.

If you want to improve you self-worth, stop giving other people the calculator.

The end of childhood is when things cease to astonish us.

When the world seems familiar, when one has got used to existence, one has become an adult.

My quest these days is to find my long lost inner child, but I'm afraid if I do, I'll end up with food in my hair and way too in love with the cats.

I never let the facts get in the way of the truth!

Inner child quote When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.

When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.

You were born a child of light’s wonderful secret— you return to the beauty you have always been.

Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.

A child's world is fresh and new and beautiful, full of wonder and excitement.

Inner child quote You must tell yourself "No matter how hard it is, or how hard it gets, I'm going

You must tell yourself "No matter how hard it is, or how hard it gets, I'm going to make it".

A child's world is fresh and new and beautiful, full of wonder and excitement.

It is our misfortune that for most of us that clear-eyed vision, that true instinct for what is beautiful, is dimmed and even lost before we reach adulthood.

We must remain as close to the flowers, the grass, and the butterflies as the child is who is not yet so much taller than they are.

When our inner child is not nurtured and nourished, our minds gradually close to new ideas, unprofitable commitments and the surprises of the Spirit.

Sensationalism sells: Don't let the facts get in the way of a good story.

No. No. I don't listen to anyone except my ... inner child anyway. If someone had said to me, Amy, lose a stone which they wouldn't - I don't think I would have listened anyway.

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