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Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Carl Gustav Jung
Swiss psychiatrist
Some people are afraid of what they might find if they try to analyze themselves too much, but you have to crawl into your wounds to discover where your fears are. Once the bleeding starts, the cleansing can begin.
Tori Amos
Man is the only animal for whom his own existence is a problem which he has to solve.
Erich Fromm
What people call insincerity is simply a method by which we can multiply our personalities.
Oscar Wilde
Freud: If it’s not one thing, it’s your mother.
Robin Williams
The purpose of psychology is to give us a completely different idea of the things we know best.
Paul Valery
No psychologist should pretend to understand what he does not understand... Only fools and charlatans know everything and understand nothing.
Anton Chekhov
Russian playwright
After ten years in therapy, my psychologist told me something very touching, he said, 'no hablo ingles.'
Dennis Wolfberg
Comedian
Psychology which explains everything explains nothing, and we are still in doubt.
Marianne Moore
Poet
My psychology belongs to everyone.
Alfred Adler
Psychiatrist
I have come to think of this humanist trend in psychology as a revolution in the truest, oldest sense of the word; the sense in which Galileo, Darwin, Einstein, Freud and Marx made revolutions, i.e. new ways of perceiving and thinking, new images of.
Abraham Maslow
American Philosopher and Psychologist
The practicing psychotherapist is perhaps better qualified than other serious human beings to discuss boredom.
anon
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.
Pearl S. Buck
Author
To understand one's self is the classic form of consolation; to delude one's self is the romantic.
George Santayana
Philosopher, Poet and Humanist
Psychoanalysis will fade away just as mesmerism and phrenology did, and for the same reason - its exploded pretensions will deprive it of recruits.
Frederick Crews
A psychologist objects to what he calls 'herd thinking', but what a majority of people think is always what they've heard.
anon
The question was a fashionable one, whether a definite line exists between psychological and physiological phenomena in human activity; and if so, where it lies?
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Novelist and Philosopher
Will Hunting: Does this break the patient-doctor code? Sean Maguire: Only if you grab my ass.
Good Will Hunting
Film
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.
Ambrose Redmoon
Depression loses its power when fresh vision pierces the darkness.
Peter Sinclair
Determination, patience and courage are the only things needed to improve any situation.
anon
Do not fear the winds of adversity. Remember: A kite rises against the wind rather than with it.
anon
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.
Napoleon Hill
Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.
Og Mandino
Priorities lie in your actions
Gandhi
To think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted.
George Kneller
We are not creatures of circumstance; we are creators of circumstance.
Benjamin Disraeli
We know where most of the creativity, the innovation, the stuff that drives productivity lies - in the minds of those closest to the work.
Jack Welch
What man's mind can create, man's character can control.
Thomas Edison
Aim at perfection in everything, though in most things it is unattainable. However, they who aim at it, and persevere, will come much nearer to it than those whose laziness and despondency make them give it up as unattainable.
Lord Chesterfield
Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life.
Dr. David M. Burns
All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible.
William Faulkner
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert Schuller
Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.
Christopher Morley
Champions keep playing until they get it right.
Billie Jean
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
John Albert Michener
Courage is being afraid but going on anyhow.
Dan Rather
Decide carefully, exactly what you want in life, then work like mad to make sure you get it!
Hector Crawford
Defeat never comes to any man until he admits it.
Josephus Daniels
Failure is the path of least persistence.
anon
Habit is second nature, or rather, ten times nature.
William James
I say that habit's but a long practice, friend, and this becomes men's nature in the end.
Aristotle
Man becomes a slave to his constantly repeated acts. What he at first chooses, at last compels.
Orison Swett Marden
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
Ryun
Our character is basically a composite of our habits
Stephen Covey
A shot glass of desire is greater than a pitcher of talent.
Andy Munthe
A strong passion for any object will ensure success, for the desire of the end will point out the means.
Henry Hazlitt
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Stephen R. Covey
Motivation is like food for the brain. You cannot get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular top ups.
Peter Davies
Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Act the part and you will become the part.
William James
All that we are is the result of what we have thought.
Buddha
Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand.
Alexander Graham Bell
Nothing can add more power to your life than concentrating all your energies on a limited set of targets.
Nido Qubein
Nothing focuses the mind better than the constant sight of a competitor who wants to wipe you off the map.
Wayne Calloway
Nothing interferes with my concentration. You could put an orgy in my office and I wouldn't look up. Well, maybe once.
Isaac Asimov
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Henry Ford
Often he who does too much does too little.
Italian Proverb
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes
Hugh Downs
The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice.
George Eliot
There are two primary choices in life; to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
Denis Waitley
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Benjamin Franklin
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Kahlil Gibran
We would rather be in the company of somebody we like than in the company of the most superior being of our acquaintance.
Frank Swinnerton
Control your destiny or somebody else will.
Jack Welsh
Flow with whatever is happening and let your mind be free. Stay centered by accepting whatever you are doing. This is the ultimate.
Chuang Tzu
Habit is either the best of servants or the worst of masters.
Nathaniel Emmons
He who angers you conquers you.
Elizabeth Kenny
He who cannot obey himself will be commanded
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzche
Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Rule your mind or it will rule you.
Horace
Self-determination is fine but it needs to be tempered with self-control.
anon
Self-disciplined begins with the mastery of your thoughts. If you don't control what you think, you can't control what you do.
Napolean Hill
I still break racquets, but now I do it in a positive way.
Goran Ivanisevic
At one point in your life you have the thing you want or the reasons why you don't.
Andy Roddick
We can do anything we want as long as we stick to it long enough
Hellen Keller
Making mistakes simply means you are learning faster
Weston H Agor
In the middle of a difficulty lies opportunity
Albert Einstein
Your aspirations are your possibilities
Samuel Johnson
You must do the thing you think you cannot do
Eleanor Roosevlt
Mistakes are the portals of discovery
James Joyce
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Always bear in mind that our own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing
Abraham Lincoln
It's a mental game. Reach higher by growing taller inside.
anon
Falling doesn't make you a failure, staying down does.
anon
You never really lose, until you quit trying,
anon
There is only one number one. It is a lonely spot but it has got the best view of all.
Jimmy Connors
There are no great people, only great challenges that ordinary people may undertake.
anon
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Henry Ford
Think it, believe it, achieve it!
anon
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
Alber Einstein
The difference between successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge but is a lack of will.
Vince T Lombardi
To succeed you need to find something to hold onto to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Tony Dorsett
Id rather be a failure at something I love rather than a success at something I hate.
George Burns
Some players dream of success while others wake up and work for it.
anon
Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Abraham Lincoln
Those who follow their dream follow their life’s meaning.
anon
Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die tomorrow.
James Dean
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate accomplishments
Napoleon Hill
Faith is not belief without proof, but trust without reservation.
anon
Accept the challenges of life so that you may fuel the exhilaration of victory.
anon
Take risks not to escape life but to prevent life escaping you
anon
Life is what we make it, always has been always will be
anon
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
Winston Churchill
The world is but a canvas to the imagination
Henry Daid Thoreau
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing you will be successful.
Albert Schweitzer
When we feel love and kindness towards others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace.
H. H The Dalai Lama
He who wished to serve the good of others, has already secured his own.
Confucius
When I dare to be powerful to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.
Audre lorde
Courage is not the absence of fear, but the ability to carry on in-spite of it
anon
Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.
George Bernard Shaw
When I was young, I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures. So I did ten times more work.
George Bernard Shaw
We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.
George Bernard Shaw
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.
George Bernard Shaw
Adversity cause some men to break; others to break records.
William A. Ward
Sweat plus sacrifice equals success.
Charlie Finley
You have no control over what the other guy does. You only have control over what you do.
A J Kitt
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog.
Archie Griffen
There's no substitute for guts.
Paul Bear Bryant
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
Lou Holtz
My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging
Hank Aaron
Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart, and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks.
Joe Paterno
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
Joe Paterno
It's lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself.
Muhammad Ali
Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true.
Honore de Balzac
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
Vincs Lombadi
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
Michael Jordan
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
Jon Wooden
If you train hard, you'll not only be hard, you'll be hard to beat.
Herschel Walker
The minute you start talking about what you're going to do if you lose, you have lost.
George Shultz
Perhaps the single most important element in mastering the techniques and tactics of racing is experience. But once you have the fundamentals, acquiring the experience is a matter of time.
Greg LeMond
To succeed...You need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Tony Dorsett
Ask not what your teammates can do for you. Ask what you can do for your teammates.
Magic Johnson
Set your goals high, and dont stop till you get there.
Bo Jackson
I learned that if you want to make it bad enough, no matter how bad it is, you can make it.
Gale Sayers
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a mans determination
Tommy Lasorda
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Coach Darrel Royal
You can become a winner only if you are willing to walk over the edge.
Damon Runyon
If you can believe it, the mind can achieve it.
Ronnie Lott
The principle is competing against yourself. It's about self-improvement, about being better than you were the day before.
Steve Young