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John Bradshaw Quotes


An American educator, counselor, motivational speaker and author who has hosted a number PBS television programs on topics such as addiction, recovery, codependency and spirituality.
(1933 - )

Children are natural Zen masters; their world is brand new in each and every moment.
 

Ego is to the true self what a flashlight is to a spotlight.
 

I believe that this neglected, wounded, inner child of the past is the major source of human misery.
[Psychiatry]
 

It's essential to tell the truth at all times. This will reduce life's pain. Lying distorts reality. All forms of distorted thinking must be corrected.
 

It's okay to make mistakes. Mistakes are our teachers - they help us to learn.
 

You can find more traditional Shakespeare than we do. But what we want to bring to these works is energy, passion, freshness.