Louise Hart


Louise Hart Quotes

  • ''We all enter the world with fairly simple needs: to be protected, to be nurtured, to be loved unconditionally, and to belong.''
    Louise Hart (20th century), U.S. community psychologist and author. On the Wings of Self-Esteem, ch. 2 (1994).
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  • ''Self-esteem is as important to our well-being as legs are to a table. It is essential for physical and mental health and for happiness.''
    Louise Hart (20th century), U.S. psychologist, educator. The Winning Family, ch. 20 (1987).
  • ''If you tell children they are bad, that's what they believe they are—and that's probably what they will become.''
    Louise Hart (20th century), U.S. psychologist, educator. The Winning Family, ch. 8 (1987).
  • ''The Golden Rule of Parenting is: Do unto your children as you wish your parents had done unto you!''
    Louise Hart (20th century), U.S. psychologist, educator. The Winning Family, ch. 8 (1987).
  • ''Healthy parenting is nothing if not a process of empowerment. As we help to raise our children's self-esteem, we also increase their personal power. When we encourage them to be confident, self-reliant, self-directed, and responsible individuals, we are giving them power.''
    Louise Hart (20th century), U.S. psychologist, educator. The Winning Family, ch. 12 (1987).
  • ''Self-esteem creates natural highs. Knowing that you're lovable helps you to love more. Knowing that you're important helps you to make a difference to to others. Knowing that you are capable empowers you to create more. Knowing that you're valuable and that you have a special place in the universe is a serene spiritual joy in itself.''
    Louise Hart (20th century), U.S. psychologist, educator. The Winning Family, ch. 4 (1987).

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