17 Total Quotes

Carl Rogers Quotes

Carl Rogers
The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.
Carl Rogers
#American Psychologist

Carl Rogers
In a person who is open to experience each stimulus is freely relayed through the nervous system, without being distorted by any process of defensiveness.
Carl Rogers
#American Psychologist

Carl Rogers
The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction not a destination.
Carl Rogers
#American Psychologist

Carl Rogers
In my early professionals years I was asking the question: How can I treat, or cure, or change this person? Now I would phrase the question in this way: How can I provide a relationship which this person may use for his own personal growth?
Carl Rogers
#American Psychologist

Carl Rogers
The only person who cannot be helped is that person who blames others.
Carl Rogers
#Blame

Carl Rogers
If we value independence, if we are disturbed by the growing conformity of knowledge, of values, of attitudes, which our present system induces, then we may wish to set up conditions of learning which make for uniqueness, for self-direction, and for self-initiated learning.
Carl Rogers
#Attitude

Carl Rogers
The very essence of the creative is its novelty, and hence we have no standard by which to judge it.
Carl Rogers
#American Psychologist #Creative

Carl Rogers
I believe that the testing of the student's achievements in order to see if he meets some criterion held by the teacher, is directly contrary to the implications of therapy for significant learning.
Carl Rogers
#American Psychologist #Achievement

Carl Rogers
When I look at the world I'm pessimistic, but when I look at people I am optimistic.
Carl Rogers
#American Psychologist #Optimistic

Carl Rogers
The facts are always friendly, every bit of evidence one can acquire, in any area, leads one that much closer to what is true.
Carl Rogers
#American Psychologist

Carl Rogers
Then we got another letter saying, 'OK, we're back in the business. Then we started going back to Lubbock. But then about a week later, around the end of the year, we were notified that they were sending out contract amendments that in our case was going to change our base price for an autopsy -- we had a contract that was only two months old at the time -- that they were going to raise those contract costs over 100 percent.
Carl Rogers
#Business

Carl Rogers
It would not take very long to recoup our money, ... It would be a very short payback.
Carl Rogers
#Money

Carl Rogers
With the price of life these days, you've got to get everything for free you can.
Carl Rogers
#American Psychologist

Carl Rogers
The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.
Carl Rogers
#American Psychologist