Quotations From VIRGINIA SATIR

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  • 1.
    The recommended daily requirement for hugs is: four per day for survival, eight per day for maintenance, and twelve per day for growth.
    Virginia Satir (20th century), U.S. family therapist and author. As quoted in The Winning Family, ch. 16, by Louise Hart (1987).
  • 2.
    Every word, facial expression, gesture, or action on the part of a parent gives the child some message about self-worth. It is sad that so many parents don't realize what messages they are sending.
    Virginia Satir (20th century), U.S. family therapist and author. As quoted in The Winning Family, ch. 16, by Louise Hart (1987).

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  • 3.
    What lingers from the parent's individual past, unresolved or incomplete, often becomes part of her or his irrational parenting.
    Virginia Satir (20th century), U.S. family therapist and author. As quoted in The Winning Family, by Louise Hart, ch. 16 (1987).
  • 4.
    So much is asked of parents, and so little is given.
    Virginia Satir (20th century), U.S. family therapist and author. The New Peoplemaking, ch. 15 (1988).
  • 5.
    Two big questions present themselves to every parent in one form or another: "What kind of human being do I want my child to become?" and "How can I go about making that happen?"
    Virginia Satir (20th century), U.S. family therapist and author. The New Peoplemaking, ch. 15 (1988).

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  • 6.
    Adolescents are not monsters. They are just people trying to learn how to make it among the adults in the world, who are probably not so sure themselves.
    Virginia Satir (20th century), U.S. family therapist and author. The New Peoplemaking (1988).

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  • 7.
    Put together all the existing families and you have society. It is as simple as that. Whatever kind of training took place in the individual family will be reflected in the kind of society that these families create.
    Virginia Satir (20th century), U.S. family therapist and author. The New Peoplemaking, ch. 24 (1988).

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