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Virginia Satir
What lingers from the parent's individual past, unresolved or incomplete, often becomes part of her or his irrational parenting.
Virginia Satir
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Happiness is an imaginary condition, formerly often attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults.
Thomas Szasz
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Erich Fromm
In love the paradox occurs that two beings become one and yet remain two.
Erich Fromm
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Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
Theodor Reik
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Productive achievement is a consequence and an expression of health and self-esteem, not its cause.
Nathaniel Branden
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Wayne Dyer
When you squeeze an orange, orange juice comes out - because that's what's inside. When you are squeezed, what comes out is what is inside.
Wayne Dyer
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Carl Rogers
The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.
Carl Rogers
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Love cures people -- both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
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The repressed memory is like a noisy intruder being thrown out of the concert hall. You can throw him out, but he will bang on the door and continue to disturb the concert. The analyst opens the door and says, If you promise to behave yourself, you can come back in.
Theodor Reik
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Virginia Satir
Life is not what it's supposed to be. It's what it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference.
Virginia Satir
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James Dobson
My observation is that women are merely waiting for their husbands to assume leadership.
James Dobson
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If the dead talk to you, you are a spiritualist; if God talks to you, you are a schizophrenic.
Thomas Szasz
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There is no psychology; there is only biography and autobiography.
Thomas Szasz
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Abraham Maslow
The fact is that people are good, Give people affection and security, and they will give affection and be secure in their feelings and their behavior.
Abraham Maslow
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Abraham Maslow
All the evidence that we have indicates that it is reasonable to assume in practically every human being, and certainly in almost every newborn baby, that there is an active will toward health, an impulse towards growth, or towards the actualization.
Abraham Maslow
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Abraham Maslow
We fear to know the fearsome and unsavory aspects of ourselves, but we fear even more to know the godlike in ourselves.
Abraham Maslow
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Erich Fromm
Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'
Erich Fromm
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Wayne Dyer
Only the insecure strive for security.
Wayne Dyer
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Two wrongs don't make a right, but they make a good excuse.
Thomas Szasz
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Wayne Dyer
Everything is perfect in the universe - even your desire to improve it.
Wayne Dyer
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Wayne Dyer
Self-worth comes from one thing - thinking that you are worthy.
Wayne Dyer
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Erich Fromm
The task we must set for ourselves is not to feel secure, but to be able to tolerate insecurity.
Erich Fromm
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Wayne Dyer
Simply put, you believer that things or people make you unhappy, but this is not accurate. You make yourself unhappy.
Wayne Dyer
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Abraham Maslow
If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
Abraham Maslow
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Psychiatric expert testimony: mendacity masquerading as medicine.
Thomas Szasz
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Erich Fromm
In the nineteenth century the problem was that God is dead. In the twentieth century the problem is that man is dead.
Erich Fromm
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The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting to the top.
Joyce Brothers
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Trust your hunches. They're usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level.
Joyce Brothers
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There is a deep question whether the possible meanings that emerge from an effort to explain the experience of art may not mask the real meanings of a work of art.
Jerome Bruner
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Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms you would never see the true beauty of their carvings.
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
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