175 Total Quotes

Austrian Psychologist Quotes

Alfred Adler
War is not the continuation of politics with different means, it is the greatest mass-crime perpetrated on the community of man.
Alfred Adler
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Sigmund Freud
I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection.
Sigmund Freud
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Sigmund Freud
America is the most grandiose experiment the world has seen, but, I am afraid, it is not going to be a success.
Sigmund Freud
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Sigmund Freud
Neurosis is the inability to tolerate ambiguity.
Sigmund Freud
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Sigmund Freud
A certain degree of neurosis is of inestimable value as a drive, especially to a psychologist.
Sigmund Freud
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Sigmund Freud
What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.
Sigmund Freud
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Alfred Adler
The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced, the more powerful is the urge to conquest and the more violent the emotional agitation.
Alfred Adler
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Sigmund Freud
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Sigmund Freud
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Only the liberation of the natural capacity for love in human beings can master their sadistic destructiveness.
Wilhelm Reich
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Viktor E. Frankl
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
Viktor E. Frankl
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Sigmund Freud
Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone.
Sigmund Freud
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Alfred Adler
The science of the mind can only have for its proper goal the understanding of human nature by every human being, and through its use, brings peace to every human soul.
Alfred Adler
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Sigmund Freud
Illusions commend themselves to us because they save us pain and allow us to enjoy pleasure instead. We must therefore accept it without complaint when they sometimes collide with a bit of reality against which they are dashed to pieces.
Sigmund Freud
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Alfred Adler
We must never neglect the patient's own use of his symptoms.
Alfred Adler
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Alfred Adler
The only normal people are the one's you don't know very well.
Alfred Adler
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Alfred Adler
A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt as dangerous.
Alfred Adler
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Alfred Adler
It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
Alfred Adler
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Alfred Adler
The educator must believe in the potential power of his pupil, and he must employ all his art in seeking to bring his pupil to experience this power.
Alfred Adler
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Alfred Adler
Man knows much more than he understands.
Alfred Adler
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Alfred Adler
To be human means to feel inferior.
Alfred Adler
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Alfred Adler
Meanings are not determined by situations, but we determine ourselves by the meanings we give to situations.
Alfred Adler
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Alfred Adler
The neurotic is nailed to the cross of his fiction.
Alfred Adler
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Alfred Adler
There is no such thing as talent. There is pressure.
Alfred Adler
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Alfred Adler
My difficulties belong to me !
Alfred Adler
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Alfred Adler
We cannot say that if a child is badly nourished he will become a criminal. We must see what conclusion the child has drawn.
Alfred Adler
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Alfred Adler
Every therapeutic cure, and still more, any awkward attempt to show the patient the truth, tears him from the cradle of his freedom from responsibility and must therefore reckon with the most vehement resistance.
Alfred Adler
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Alfred Adler
Every individual acts and suffers in accordance with his peculiar teleology, which has all the inevitability of fate, so long as he does not understand it.
Alfred Adler
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Alfred Adler
The test of one's behavior pattern is their relationship to society, relationship to work and relationship to sex.
Alfred Adler
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Alfred Adler
It is the patriotic duty of every man to lie for his country.
Alfred Adler
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Sigmund Freud
America is a mistake, a giant mistake.
Sigmund Freud
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