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Quotes from famous psychologists


popular psychologists
Sigmund Freud 96 quotes
Wayne Dyer 91 quotes
Erich Fromm 66 quotes
Havelock Ellis 65 quotes

Thomas Szasz

47 quotes

George Weinberg

36 quotes

James Hillman

32 quotes

Carl Jung

29 quotes

Alfred Adler

29 quotes

Edward De Bono

28 quotes

Phil McGraw

26 quotes

Jean Piaget

25 quotes

Philip Zimbardo

24 quotes

Abraham Maslow

24 quotes

Quotes and sayings from famous psychologists
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

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

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

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

Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people. Carl Jung, psychologist
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The only normal people are the ones you don't know very well. Alfred Adler, psychologist

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

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

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

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

The best proof of love is trust. Joyce Brothers, psychologist
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In the small matters trust the mind, in the large ones the heart. Sigmund Freud, psychologist

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

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

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

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

Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.' Erich Fromm, psychologist
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Self esteem is the reputation we acquire with ourselves. Nathaniel Branden, psychologist

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

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

Self-worth comes from one thing -- thinking that you are worthy. Wayne Dyer, psychologist
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I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time. Anna Freud, psychologist

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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Thought is action in rehearsal. Sigmund Freud, psychologist

The word 'happiness' would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. Carl Jung, psychologist
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From error to error, one discovers the entire truth. Sigmund Freud, psychologist

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

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence. Erich Fromm, psychologist
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The greatest power that a person possesses is the power to choose. J. Martin Kohe, psychologist

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Relationships based on obligation lack dignity. Wayne Dyer, psychologist

Depression is the inability to construct a future. Rollo May, psychologist

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


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