Dorothy Corkville Briggs


Dorothy Corkville Briggs Quotes

  • ''The opposite of love is not hate, as many believe, but rather indifference. Nothing communicates disinterest more clearly than distancing. A child cannot feel valued by parents who are forever absorbed in their own affairs.''
    Dorothy Corkville Briggs (20th century), U.S. parent educator. Your Child's Self-Esteem, ch. 7 (1975).
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  • ''The toddler craves independence, but he fears desertion.''
    Dorothy Corkville Briggs (20th century), U.S. parent educator. Your Child's Self-Esteem, ch. 15 (1975). F...
  • ''The surest route to breeding jealousy is to compare. Since jealousy comes from feeling "less than" another, comparisons only fan the fires.''
    Dorothy Corkville Briggs (20th century), U.S. parent educator. Your Child's Self-Esteem, ch. 7 (1975).

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