In my many interviews with Dr. Spock, or "Ben" as he preferred, we talked a lot about his fascinating life and times. Here's a wonderful compilation of Ben's deep and abiding wisdom, culled from his writings.
1. "I've come to the realization that a lot of our problems are because of a dearth of spiritual values."
2. "There are only two things a child will share willingly -- communicable diseases and his mother's age."
3. "Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do."
4. "Every child senses, with all the horse sense that's in him, that any parent is angry inside when children misbehave and they dread more the anger that is rarely or never expressed openly, wo…