622 Total Quotes

American Psychologist Quotes Page 4

Wayne Dyer
It is impossible for you to be angry and laugh at the same time. Anger and laughter are mutually exclusive and you have the poser to choose either.
Wayne Dyer
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If you want to change attitudes, start with a change in behavior.
William Glasser
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We almost always have choices, and the better the choice, the more we will be in control of our lives.
William Glasser
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David Viscott
This is really America in therapy, people trying to get themselves together and be whole.
David Viscott
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Live with integrity, respect the rights of other people, and follow your own bliss.
Nathaniel Branden
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Don't marry someone you would not be friends with if there was no sex between you.
William Glasser
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We are driven by five genetic needs: survival, love and belonging, power, freedom, and fun.
William Glasser
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A successful individual typically sets his next goal somewhat but not too much above his last achievement. In this way he steadily raises his level of aspiration.
Kurt Lewin
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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
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Carl Rogers
When I look at the world I'm pessimistic, but when I look at people I am optimistic.
Carl Rogers
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Albert Ellis
I think it's unfair, but they have the right as fallible, screwed-up humans to be unfair; that's the human condition.
Albert Ellis
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People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates.
Thomas Szasz
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It is not the end of the physical body that should worry us. Rather, our concern must be to live while we're alive - to release our inner selves from the spiritual death that comes with living behind a facade designed to conform to external definitions of who and what we are.
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
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Wayne Dyer
Loving people live in a loving world. Hostile people live in a hostile world. Same world.
Wayne Dyer
#American Psychologist

Wayne Dyer
Miracles come in moments. Be ready and willing.
Wayne Dyer
#American Psychologist

Always and never are two words you should always remember never to use.
Wendell Johnson
#American Psychologist

Erich Fromm
The mother-child relationship is paradoxical and, in a sense, tragic. It requires the most intense love on the mother's side, yet this very love must help the child grow away from the mother, and to become fully independent.
Erich Fromm
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Wayne Dyer
What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds.
Wayne Dyer
#American Psychologist

Caring for but never trying to own may be a further way to define friendship.
William Glasser
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Wayne Dyer
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
Wayne Dyer
#American Psychologist

Erich Fromm
The quest for certainty blocks the search for meaning. Uncertainty is the very condition to impel man to unfold his powers.
Erich Fromm
#American Psychologist

If we admit our depression openly and freely, those around us get from it an experience of freedom rather than the depression itself.
Dr. May
#American Psychologist

David Viscott
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
David Viscott
#American Psychologist

Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic.
Thomas Szasz
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The moment a little boy is concerned with which is a jay and which is a sparrow, he can no longer see the birds or hear them sing.
Eric Berne
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B. F. Skinner
The real question is not whether machines think but whether men do. The mystery which surrounds a thinking machine already surrounds a thinking man.
B. F. Skinner
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Wayne Dyer
Everything you are against weakens you. Everything you are for empowers you.
Wayne Dyer
#American Psychologist

Wayne Dyer
Successful people make money. It's not that people who make money become successful, but that successful people attract money. They bring success to what they do.
Wayne Dyer
#American Psychologist

Wayne Dyer
Transformation literally means going beyond your form.
Wayne Dyer
#American Psychologist

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
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