Methods

Famous quotes containing the word methods:

    Parents ought, through their own behavior and the values by which they live, to provide direction for their children. But they need to rid themselves of the idea that there are surefire methods which, when well applied, will produce certain predictable results. Whatever we do with and for our children ought to flow from our understanding of and our feelings for the particular situation and the relation we wish to exist between us and our child.
    Bruno Bettelheim (20th century)

    All men are equally proud. The only difference is that not all take the same methods of showing it.
    François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613–1680)

    The ancient bitter opposition to improved methods [of production] on the ancient theory that it more than temporarily deprives men of employment ... has no place in the gospel of American progress.
    Herbert Hoover (1874–1964)