Amy Chua Quotes

Top 38 wise famous quotes and sayings by Amy Chua

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Amy Chua quotes: Kids raised to be pampered and spoiled don't really end up being good leaders. Leaders need to be independent minded and confident. Kids raised to be pampered and spoiled don't really end up being good leaders. Leaders need to be independent minded and confident.
Amy Chua quotes: I say 'I love you' to my daughters every day. I say 'I love you' to my daughters every day.
Amy Chua quotes: All decent parents want to do what's best for their children. The Chinese just have a totally different idea of how to do that. All decent parents want to do what's best for their children. The Chinese just have a totally different idea of how to do that.
Amy Chua quotes: Tenacious practice, practice, practice is crucial for excellence; rote repetition is underrated in America. Tenacious practice, practice, practice is crucial for excellence; rote repetition is underrated in America.
Amy Chua quotes: Everything I've ever done that's valuable is something I was afraid to try. Everything I've ever done that's valuable is something I was afraid to try.
Amy Chua quotes: Both of my girls have very high self-esteem because they were both able to master certain things; I should think that's good for their confidence. Both of my girls have very high self-esteem because they were both able to master certain things; I should think that's good for their confidence.
Amy Chua quotes: I think if you're a 'tiger parent' early on, you don't need to be a 'helicopter parent' in high school. I think if you're a 'tiger parent' early on, you don't need to be a 'helicopter parent' in high school.
Amy Chua quotes: The truth is I'm not good at enjoying life. The truth is I'm not good at enjoying life.
Amy Chua quotes: A Western upbringing tends to stress questioning authority, which is always asking why, why, why. A Western upbringing tends to stress questioning authority, which is always asking why, why, why.
Amy Chua quotes: Most things are difficult at the beginning and they become fun, something you love, only after you've worked at them. Most things are difficult at the beginning and they become fun, something you love, only after you've worked at them.
Amy Chua quotes: I'm a slave to my dogs and go out with them almost every day. They are poorly behaved if they don't run. They really act up. I'm a slave to my dogs and go out with them almost every day. They are poorly behaved if they don't run. They really act up.
Amy Chua quotes: Some people are just self-motivated - my husband was. I also believe there are many children for whom parental involvement is key. Some people are just self-motivated - my husband was. I also believe there are many children for whom parental involvement is key.
Amy Chua quotes: Be modest, be humble, be simple, Be modest, be humble, be simple,
Amy Chua quotes: Unlike Western parents, reminding my child of Lord Voldemort didn't bother me. Unlike Western parents, reminding my child of Lord Voldemort didn't bother me.
Amy Chua quotes: When my kids wanted to give up on things, I wouldn't let them, and those are lifelong lessons. When my kids wanted to give up on things, I wouldn't let them, and those are lifelong lessons.
Amy Chua quotes: To be honest, I know that a lot of Asian parents are secretly shocked and horrified by many aspects of Western parenting. To be honest, I know that a lot of Asian parents are secretly shocked and horrified by many aspects of Western parenting.
Amy Chua quotes: There are all kinds of psychological disorders in the West that don't exist in Asia. There are all kinds of psychological disorders in the West that don't exist in Asia.
Amy Chua quotes: As a purely mathematical fact, people who sleep less live more. As a purely mathematical fact, people who sleep less live more.
Amy Chua quotes: Parenting cannot just be one size fits all. Parenting cannot just be one size fits all.
Amy Chua quotes: Never complain or make excuses. If something seems unfair, just prove yourself by working twice as hard and being twice as good. Never complain or make excuses. If something seems unfair, just prove yourself by working twice as hard and being twice as good.
Amy Chua quotes: The Romans thought of themselves as the chosen people, yet they built the greatest army on Earth by recruiting warriors from any background. The Romans thought of themselves as the chosen people, yet they built the greatest army on Earth by recruiting warriors from any background.
Amy Chua quotes: Instilling a sense of self-discipline and focus when the kids are younger makes it so much easier by the time they get into high school. Instilling a sense of self-discipline and focus when the kids are younger makes it so much easier by the time they get into high school.
Amy Chua quotes: Be modest, be humble, be simple.Make sure you come in first so that you have something to be humble about. Be modest, be humble, be simple.Make sure you come in first so that you have something to be humble about.
Amy Chua quotes: Nothing is fun until you're good at it. Nothing is fun until you're good at it.
Amy Chua quotes: Chinese parents believe that their kids owe them everything. Chinese parents believe that their kids owe them everything.
Amy Chua quotes: We all want to do the right thing for our children. We all don't know what that is and we all - you know, you won't know until the future. We all want to do the right thing for our children. We all don't know what that is and we all - you know, you won't know until the future.
Amy Chua quotes: I sort of feel like people are not that honest about their own parenting. Take any teenage household; tell me there is not yelling and conflict. I sort of feel like people are not that honest about their own parenting. Take any teenage household; tell me there is not yelling and conflict.
Amy Chua quotes: Do you know what a foreign accent is? It's a sign of bravery. Do you know what a foreign accent is? It's a sign of bravery.
Amy Chua quotes: When my children were young, I was very cocky. I thought I could maintain total control. When my children were young, I was very cocky. I thought I could maintain total control.
Amy Chua quotes: Don't assume your child is weak. If you, the parent, assume that they can't take anymore, what kind of signal are you sending them? Don't assume your child is weak. If you, the parent, assume that they can't take anymore, what kind of signal are you sending them?
Amy Chua quotes: Florence saw childhood as something fleeting to be enjoyed. I saw childhood as a training period, a time to build character and invest for the future. Florence saw childhood as something fleeting to be enjoyed. I saw childhood as a training period, a time to build character and invest for the future.