psychologist Quotes

Quotes from famous psychologists


popular psychologists
Wayne Dyer 103 quotes
Sigmund Freud 100 quotes
Erich Fromm 66 quotes
Havelock Ellis 65 quotes

Thomas Szasz
47 quotes
George Weinberg
36 quotes
Carl Jung
33 quotes
James Hillman
32 quotes
Alfred Adler
31 quotes
Edward De Bono
28 quotes
Phil McGraw
26 quotes
Jean Piaget
25 quotes
Abraham Maslow
25 quotes
Philip Zimbardo
24 quotes

Famous psychologist quotes and sayings
Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure that you are not, in fact, just surrounded by assholes. Sigmund Freud, psychologist
  • inspirational

Don’t hold on to someone who’s leaving, otherwise you won’t meet the one who’s coming. Carl Jung, psychologist
  • future

When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves. Viktor E. Frankl, psychologist
  • change

If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. Wayne Dyer, psychologist
  • change

Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people. Carl Jung, psychologist
  • best


The only normal people are the ones you don't know very well. Alfred Adler, psychologist
  • people

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, psychologist
  • creates

Genius is one of the many forms of insanity. Cesare Lombroso, psychologist
  • insanity

Have a mind that is open to everything, yet attached to nothing. Wayne Dyer, psychologist
  • attached

Anything inside that immobilizes me, gets in my way, keeps me from my goals, is all mine. Wayne Dyer, psychologist
  • Choice

The best proof of love is trust. Joyce Brothers, psychologist
  • Love

In the small matters trust the mind, in the large ones the heart. Sigmund Freud, psychologist
  • trust

Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice. Wayne Dyer, psychologist
  • Choice

When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace. Wayne Dyer, psychologist
  • choice

A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success. Joyce Brothers, psychologist
  • positive

If you would like to accomplish something, you must first expect it of yourself. Wayne Dyer, psychologist
  • accomplish

Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.' Erich Fromm, psychologist
  • Love

Self esteem is the reputation we acquire with ourselves. Nathaniel Branden, psychologist
  • reputation

How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours. Wayne Dyer, psychologist
  • Authors

In the world through which I travel, I am endlessly creating myself. Frantz Fanon, psychologist
  • Travel

The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases. Carl Jung, psychologist
  • life

Self-worth comes from one thing -- thinking that you are worthy. Wayne Dyer, psychologist
  • Self

I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time. Anna Freud, psychologist
  • Strength

The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance. Nathaniel Branden, psychologist
  • Change

Deep inside us, we know what every family therapist knows: the problems between the parents become the problems within the children. Roger Gould, psychologist
  • become

Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility. Sigmund Freud, psychologist
  • freedom

The purpose of life is to discover your gift. The meaning of life is to give your gift away. David Viscott, psychologist
  • inspirational

The healthy man does not torture others - generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers. Carl Jung, psychologist
  • generally

Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves. Rollo May, psychologist
  • Freedom

The pendulum of the mind alternates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong. Carl Jung, psychologist
  • between

Flowers are restful to look at. They have neither emotions nor conflicts. Sigmund Freud, psychologist
  • Flowers

We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love, never so forlornly unhappy as when we have lost our love object or its love. Sigmund Freud, psychologist
  • Love

Thought is action in rehearsal. Sigmund Freud, psychologist
  • thought

The word 'happiness' would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. Carl Jung, psychologist
  • sad

From error to error, one discovers the entire truth. Sigmund Freud, psychologist
  • Truth

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence. Erich Fromm, psychologist
  • Love

Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. Carl Jung, psychologist
  • dreams

Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care for to be what they choose for themselves, without any insistence that they satisfy you. Wayne Dyer, psychologist
  • Love

Trust your hunches. They're usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level. Joyce Brothers, psychologist
  • Intuition

The greatest power that a person possesses is the power to choose. J. Martin Kohe, psychologist
  • Choice

Integrity simple means not violating one's own identity. Erich Fromm, psychologist
  • Integrity

Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise. Sigmund Freud, psychologist
  • Honesty

What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself. Abraham Maslow, psychologist
  • Change

Let us choose to believe something good can happen. J. Martin Kohe, psychologist
  • Choice

Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them. Sigmund Freud, psychologist
  • Children

Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom. Viktor E. Frankl, psychologist
  • between

When a person can no longer laugh at himself, it is time for others to laugh at him. Thomas Szasz, psychologist
  • Ridicule

You cannot be lonely if you like the person you're alone with. Wayne Dyer, psychologist
  • Loneliness

Depression opens the door to beauty of some kind. James Hillman, psychologist
  • beauty

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, psychologist
  • affection


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