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Albert Ellis
People could rationally decide that prolonged relationships take up too much time and effort and that they'd much rather do other kinds of things. But most people are afraid of rejection.
Albert Ellis
#American Psychologist

Albert Ellis
People don't just get upset. They contribute to their upsetness.
Albert Ellis
#American Psychologist

Albert Ellis
People got insights into what was bothering them, but they hardly did a damn thing to change.
Albert Ellis
#American Psychologist

Albert Ellis
People have motives and thoughts of which they are unaware.
Albert Ellis
#American Psychologist

Albert Ellis
Rational beliefs bring us closer to getting good results in the real world.
Albert Ellis
#American Psychologist

Albert Ellis
Self-esteem is the greatest sickness known to man or woman because it's conditional.
Albert Ellis
#American Psychologist

Albert Ellis
The art of love is largely the art of persistence.
Albert Ellis
#American Psychologist

Albert Ellis
The psychotics, naturally, don't think straight. Severe personality disorders take much longer to treat than people who are neurotic.
Albert Ellis
#American Psychologist

Albert Ellis
There are three musts that hold us back: I must do well. You must treat me well. And the world must be easy.
Albert Ellis
#American Psychologist

Albert Ellis
There's no evidence whatsoever that men are more rational than women. Both sexes seem to be equally irrational.
Albert Ellis
#American Psychologist

Albert Ellis
We teach people that they upset themselves. We can't change the past, so we change how people are thinking, feeling and behaving today.
Albert Ellis
#American Psychologist

Albert Ellis
We teach people to be flexible, scientific and logical in their thinking and therefore to be less prone to brainwashing by the therapist.
Albert Ellis
#American Psychologist

Albert Ellis
We're a nonprofit organization, and it usually costs $100 an hour for individual therapy. Participating in a group costs $120 a month.
Albert Ellis
#American Psychologist

Albert Ellis
You largely constructed your depression. It wasn't given to you. Therefore, you can deconstruct it.
Albert Ellis
#American Psychologist