Alice Duer Miller Quotes (3 quotations)

1. Contempt is the weapon of the weak and a defense against one's own despised and unwanted feelings. - Alice Duer Miller

2. If it's very painful for you to criticize your friends - you're safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that's the time to hold your tongue. - Alice Duer Miller

3. It is among the commonplaces of education that we often first cut off the living root and then try to replace its natural functions by artificial means. Thus we suppress the child's curiosity and then when he lacks a natural interest in learning he is offered special coaching for his scholastic coaching for his scholastic difficulties. - Alice Duer Miller

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