622 Total Quotes

American Psychologist Quotes Page 9

There is such a thing as bad publicity.
Joyce Brothers
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As a celebrity, you get a certain number of free passes. You're actually in a better position if you're a celebrity because people care.
Joyce Brothers
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The perfect normal person is rare in our civilization.
Karen Horney
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In our civilization, men are afraid that they will not be men enough and women are afraid that they might be considered only women.
Theodor Reik
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Erich Fromm
Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies.
Erich Fromm
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Wayne Dyer
You are important enough to ask and you are blessed enough to receive back.
Wayne Dyer
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Erich Fromm
Love is union with somebody, or something, outside oneself, under the condition of retaining the separateness and integrity of one's own self.
Erich Fromm
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Erich Fromm
If a person loves only one other person and is indifferent to all others, his love is not love but a symbiotic attachment, or an enlarged egotism.
Erich Fromm
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Erich Fromm
Man's biological weakness is the condition of human culture.
Erich Fromm
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Erich Fromm
Just as love is an orientation which refers to all objects and is incompatible with the restriction to one object, so is reason a human faculty which must embrace the whole of the world with which man is confronted.
Erich Fromm
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Erich Fromm
One cannot be deeply responsive to the world without being saddened very often.
Erich Fromm
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Erich Fromm
Love is often nothing but a favorable exchange between two people who get the most of what they can expect, considering their value on the personality market.
Erich Fromm
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Erich Fromm
Just as modern mass production requires the standardization of commodities, so the social process requires standardization of man, and this standardization is called equality.
Erich Fromm
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Erich Fromm
Most people die before they are fully born. Creativeness means to be born before one dies.
Erich Fromm
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Wayne Dyer
You'll see it when you believe it.
Wayne Dyer
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Wayne Dyer
I think and that is all that I am.
Wayne Dyer
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The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget.
Thomas Szasz
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Clear thinking requires courage rather than intelligence.
Thomas Szasz
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If you talk to God, you are praying. If God talks to you, you have schizophrenia.
Thomas Szasz
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A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
Thomas Szasz
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Happiness is an imaginary condition, formerly 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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No further evidence is needed to show that 'mental illness' is not the name of a biological condition whose nature awaits to be elucidated, but is the name of a concept whose purpose is to obscure the obvious.
Thomas Szasz
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In an area where nothing was known, medicine had to draw on social lore.
Virginia Johnson
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We're born man, woman and sexual beings.
Virginia Johnson
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We learn our sexual preferences and orientations.
Virginia Johnson
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Sure! Why should any experts be the arbiters... That's like telling someone they can't be a vegetarian.
Virginia Johnson
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Virginia Satir
Problems are not the problem; coping is the problem.
Virginia Satir
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The lover is a monotheist who knows that other people worship different gods but cannot himself imagine that there could be other gods.
Theodor Reik
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Great innovators and original thinkers and artists attract the wrath of mediocrities as lightning rods draw the flashes.
Theodor Reik
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Nothing said to us, nothing we can learn from others, reaches us so deep as that which we find in ourselves.
Theodor Reik
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