Some of My Favorite Virginia Satir Quotes

As some of you know, I am a big fan of Virgina Satir. As Phil and I have been working on the new book, we have been looking around for great quotes we like to intersperse with the text.

Here are a few of my favorites from Virginia Satir:

Is my past illuminating my present or contaminating it?
Virgina Satir
, Making Contact

With every human being we meet, we are guaranteed to meet sameness to ourselves and differentness from ourselves as a matter of human fact.  Limiting ourselves to sameness only greatly reduces our possibilities for growth and increases the potential for boredom and destruction.
Virgina Satir
, Making Contact

The sad thing is that most people take emotional dishonesty for granted and are unaware that anything else is possible.  They really think they are doing what they ought to do, and then suffer unnecessarily as a result.
Virgina Satir
, Making Contact

Communication is to relationship what breathing is to maintaining life.
Virgina Satir
, Making Contact

Have you got any favorite quotes you’d like to share on successful relating? We would love to include some of yours as well!

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