Quotation by David Elkind

Sigmund Freud was once asked to describe the characteristics of maturity, and he replied: lieben un arbeiten ("loving and working"). The mature adult is one who can love and allow himself or herself to be loved and who can work productively, meaningfully, and with satisfaction.
David Elkind (20th century), U.S. psychologist, child development specialist, author. The Hurried Child, ch. 1 (1988).
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