Famous quotes containing the words alice miller, miller and/or alice:
“The attempt to be an ideal parent, that is, to behave correctly toward the child, to raise her correctly, not to give to little or too much, is in essence an attempt to be the ideal childwell behaved and dutifulof ones own parents. But as a result of these efforts the needs of the child go unnoticed. I cannot listen to my child with empathy if I am inwardly preoccupied with being a good mother; I cannot be open to what she is telling me.”
—Alice Miller (20th century)
“We live in the mind, in ideas, in fragments. We no longer drink in the wild outer music of the streetswe remember only.”
—Henry Miller (18911980)
“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?
That depends a good deal on where you want to get to, said the Cat.
I dont much care where said Alice.
Then it doesnt matter which way you go, said the Cat.
Mas long as I get somewhere, Alice added as an explanation.
Oh, youre sure to do that, said the Cat, if you only walk long enough.”
—Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (18321898)