622 Total Quotes

American Psychologist Quotes Page 5

Erich Fromm
The only truly affluent are those who do not want more than they have.
Erich Fromm
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Watching a peaceful death of a human being reminds us of a falling star; one of a million lights in a vast sky that flares up for a brief moment only to disappear into the endless night forever.
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
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We may be up against a stone wall, but we don't have to bloody our heads against it unless we choose to.
William Glasser
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William Marston
Realize what you really want. It stops you from chasing butterflies and puts you to work digging gold.
William Marston
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The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.
Nathaniel Branden
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Wayne Dyer
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Wayne Dyer
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The leader who exercises power with honor will work from the inside out, starting with himself.
Blaine Lee
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Wayne Dyer
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Wayne Dyer
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Wayne Dyer
When I chased after money, I never had enough. When I got my life on purpose and focused on giving of myself and everything that arrived into my life, then I was prosperous.
Wayne Dyer
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B. F. Skinner
I did not direct my life. I didn't design it. I never made decisions. Things always came up and made them for me. That's what life is.
B. F. Skinner
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For those who seek to understand it, death is a highly creative force. The highest spiritual values of life can originate from the thought and study of death.
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
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Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
Dr. May
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Erich Fromm
Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.
Erich Fromm
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One does not become fully human painlessly.
Rollo May
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Concern should drive us into action, not into a depression.
Karen Horney
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I align myself with almost all researchers in assuming that anything we do is a composite of whatever genetic limitations were given to us by our parents and whatever kinds of environmental opportunities are available.
Howard Gardner
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Wayne Dyer
I cannot always control what goes on outside. But I can always control what goes on inside.
Wayne Dyer
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Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery.
Dr. Brothers
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Virginia Satir
We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth.
Virginia Satir
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Accept that all of us can be hurt, that all of us can and surely will at times fail. Other vulnerabilities, like being embarrassed or risking love, can be terrifying, too. I think we should follow a simple rule: if we can take the worst, take the risk.
Dr. Brothers
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Self esteem is the reputation we acquire with ourselves.
Nathaniel Branden
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Virginity is such a personal thing. You can't judge anyone on it. A lot of young women feel they want to save themselves for the man who they think they'll love forever.
Joyce Brothers
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Forgiveness means letting go of the past.
Gerald Jampolsky
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When I am able to resist the temptation to judge others, I can see them as teachers of forgiveness in my life, reminding me that I can only have peace of mind when I forgive rather than judge.
Gerald Jampolsky
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Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past, and is therefore the means for correcting our misperceptions.
Gerald Jampolsky
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Love is the total absence of fear. Love asks no questions. Its natural state is one of extension and expansion, not comparison and measurement.
Gerald Jampolsky
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Peace of mind comes from not wanting to change others.
Gerald Jampolsky
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Other people do not have to change for us to experience peace of mind.
Gerald Jampolsky
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A truly creative person rids him or herself of all self-imposed limitations.
Gerald Jampolsky
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Through our willingness to help others we can learn to be happy rather than depressed.
Gerald Jampolsky
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