Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

L. S. Barksdale

Researcher on Self-Esteem

"Praise is especially destructive to children, for they readily grasp the fact that praise is based on identification with their actions. Thus, they automatically blame themselves every time they make a mistake. This is the beginning of their lack of Self-Esteem."

"It happens to each according to his consciousness, is the Law of Consciousness."