quote by Kevin Gates

I just always wanted to study human behavior because every psychologist that I would talk to would tell me I was bipolar, and I know I'm not bipolar, so I had to perform a psychoanalysis on myself to find out that I have unresolved grief.

— Kevin Gates

Instructive Psychologist quotations

Many psychiatrists and psychologists refuse to entertain the idea that society as a whole may be lacking in sanity. They hold that the problem of mental health in a society is only that of the number of 'unadjusted' individuals, and not of a possible unadjustment of the culture itself.


Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.

I went to a psychologist friend and said if 500 people claimed to see Jesus after he died, it was just a hallucination. He said hallucinations are an individual event. If 500 people have the same hallucination, that's a bigger miracle than the resurrection.

We meet ourselves time and again in a thousand disguises on the path of life.

Most psychologists treat the mind as disembodied, a phenomenon with little or no connection to the physical body. Conversely, physicians treat the body with no regard to the mind or the emotions. But the body and mind are not separate, and we cannot treat one without the other.


My early childhood prepared me to be a social psychologist.

I grew up in a South Bronx ghetto in a very poor family. From Sicilian origin, I was the first person in my family to complete high school, let alone go to college.

I'm an armchair psychologist, I suppose, and I like to kind of sit around and guess and pretend I know what's going on.

To know yourself you need not go to any book, to any priest, to any psychologist. The whole treasure is within yourself.

I’m like a psychologist, I can discover the panther inside a woman and then, boosh! I can give her power!

Women's rights in essence is really a movement for freedom, a movement for equality, for the dignity of all women, for those who work outside the home and those who dedicate themselves with more altruism than any profession I know to being wives and mothers, cooks and chauffeurs, and child psychologists and loving human beings.


IQ in general has improved since tests first began.

Psychologists think that this is because modern life becomes ever more complicated.

I definitely want to show how beautiful the marathon can be.

I am the opponent of all those who find the marathon bad: the psychologists, the physiologists, the doubters. I make the marathon beautiful for myself and for others. That's why I'm here.

The psychologist, Paul Rozin, an expert on disgust, observed that a single cockroach will completely wreck the appeal of a bowl of cherries, but a cherry will do nothing at all for a bowl of cockroaches.

Some day we'll awake, have a reformation of the heart, teach our kids honor and kill a few sex psychologists, put boys in high schools with men teachers (not sissies), close all the girls' finishing schools, shoot all the effeciency experts and become a nation of God's people once more.

Painters were also attorneys, happy storytellers of anecdote, psychologists, botanists, zoologists, archaeologists, engineers, but there were no creative painters.


Want to know the key to a long-lasting relationship? Don't go with your loved one to Ikea. One psychologist says the stress of a visit to the popular furniture store can cause serious friction between couples, whether it's disputes over what to buy or spats while you assemble the items that you bought there.

Each of us has an Aladdin's Lamp which psychologists call creative imagination.

The reason I'm not a neurobiologist but a cognitive psychologist is that I think looking at brain tissue is often the wrong level of analysis. You have to look at a higher level of organization.

A poet must be a psychologist, but a secret one: he should know and feel the roots of phenomena but present only the phenomena themselves in full bloom or as they fade away.

I read one psychologist's theory that said, "Never strike a child in your anger.

" When could I strike him? When he is kissing me on my birthday? When he's recuperating from measles? Do I slap the Bible out of his hand on Sunday?


I tell you, deep inside you is a fountain of bliss, a fountain of joy.

Deep inside your center core is truth, light, love, there is no guilt there, there is no fear there. Psychologists have never looked deep enough.

One of the peculiarities of economics is that it still rests on a behavioral assumption-rational utility maximization-that has long since been rejected by sociologists and psychologists.

I spent a lot of time in the school psychologist's office.

I didn't apply myself. My mother thought I had learning disabilities.

One of the things psychologists used to say was that if you are depressed, anxious or angry, you couldn't be happy. Those were at opposite ends of a continuum. I believe that you can be suffering or have a mental illness and be happy - just not in the same moment that you're sad.

Psychology is much bigger than just medicine, or fixing unhealthy things.

Its about education, work, marriage - its even about sports. What I want to do is see psychologists working to help people build strengths in all these domains.


Because psychologists have been able to discover, exactly as in a slow-motion picture, the way the human creature acquires knowledge and habits, the normal child has been vastly helped by what the retarded have taught us.

Back in the 1930s, Carl Jung, the eminent thinker and psychologist, put it this way: Criticism has 'the power to do good when there is something that must be destroyed, dissolved or reduced, but [it is] capable only of harm when there is something to be built.

The easiest way to get brainwashed is to be born.

All of the above principles then immediately go into action, a process which social psychologists euphemistically call socialization.

The Lord is a good psychologist: he knows the way our minds run.

Turmoil can be the Lord's way of tapping us on the shoulder and saying, 'Don't forget me.'

People think you must be crackers if you've got a psychologist but psychology is part of the building bricks to make a top athlete.


The classifications made by philosophers and psychologists are like trying to classify clouds by their shape.

The student of politics therefore as well as the psychologist must study the nature of the soul.

Happy people are poor psychologists.

Psychologists tested the story of the Good Samaritan.

What they learned gives us reason to pause. The greatest determinant of who stopped to help the stranger in need was not compassion, morality, or religious creed. It was those who had the time. Makes me wonder if I have time to do good.