Famous quotes containing the words alice miller, miller and/or alice:
“It is very difficult for people to believe the simple fact that every persecutor was once a victim. Yet it should be very obvious that someone who was allowed to feel free and strong from childhood does not have the need to humiliate another person.”
—Alice Miller (20th century)
“The man, or the boy, in his development is psychologically deterred from incorporating serving characteristics by an easily observable fact: there are already people around who are clearly meant to serve and they are girls and women. To perform the activities these people are doing is to risk being, and being thought of, and thinking of oneself, as a woman. This has been made a terrifying prospect and has been made to constitute a major threat to masculine identity.”
—Jean Baker Miller (20th century)
“Who are you, said the caterpillar.
This was not an encouraging opening for a conversation. Alice replied, rather shyly, II hardly know, Sir, just at presentat least I know who I was when I got up this morning, but I think I must have changed several times since then.”
—Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (18321898)