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Children Learn What They Live

Dorothy Law Nolte



If children live with CRITICISM
They learn to CONDEMN.

If children live with HOSTILITY
They learn to FIGHT.

If children live with RIDICULE
They learn to BE SHY.

If children live with SHAME
They learn to FEEL GUILTY.

If children live with TOLERANCE
They learn to
BE PATIENT

If children live with
ENCOURAGEMENT
They learn to
HAVE CONFIDENCE.

If children live with
PRAISE
They learn to
APPRECIATE.

If children live with
FAIRNESS
They learn
JUSTICE

If children live with
SECURITY
They learn to
HAVE FAITH.

If children live with
APPROVAL
They learn to
LIKE THEMSELVES.

If children live with
ACCEPTANCE and FRIENDSHIP
They learn to
FIND LOVE IN THE WORLD.