Quotes of Nurturing

“ Children seldom misquote you. In fact, they usually repeat word for word what you shouldn't have said. ”

- Unknown

“ But penance need not be paid in suffering…It can be paid in forward motion. Correcting the mistake is a positive move, a nurturing move. ”

- Barbara Hall

“ Long-term commitment to an intimate relationship with one person of whatever sex is an essential need that people have in order to breed the qualities out of which nurturing thought can rise. ”

- Gerda Lerner

“ Management is about arranging and telling. Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing. ”

- Thomas J. Peters

“ Today whenever women gather together it is not necessarily nurturing. It is coalition building. And if you feel the strain, you may be doing some good work. ”

- Bernice Johnson Reagon

“ His was a landscape of amiable codgers, nurturing moms, adorable dogs, callow soldiers with hearts of gold-grown-up Boy Scouts all. ”

- Arthur C. Danto

“ Stressed souls need the reassuring rhythm of self-nurturing rituals. ”

- Sarah Ban Breathnach

“ I define love thus: the will to extend one's self for the purpose of nurturing one's own or another's spiritual growth. ”

- M. Scott Peck

“ The second day of a diet is always easier than the first. By the second day you're off it. ”

- Jackie Gleason

“ The protein of our cultural imagination. ”

- Robert Hughes
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