Quotation by David Elkind

When children dress like adults they are more likely to behave as adults do, to imitate adult actions. It is hard to walk like an adult male wearing corduroy knickers that make an awful noise. But boys in long pants can walk like men, and little girls in tight jeans can walk like women.
David Elkind (20th century), U.S. psychologist, child development specialist, author. The Hurried Child, ch. 1 (1988).
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