Quotes by John Bowlby

We do as we have been done by.
It will happen but it will take time.
We're only as needy as our unmet needs.
If we value our children, we must cherish their parents.
Life is best organized as a series of daring ventures from a secure base.
The human psyche, like human bones, is strongly inclined towards self-healing.
The propensity to make strong emotional bonds to particular individuals [is] a basic component of human nature.
Young children, who for whatever reason are deprived of the continuous care and attention of a mother or a substitute-mother, are not only temporarily disturbed by such deprivation, but may in some cases suffer long-term effects which persist.