Thoughts and Quotes

“A thing which has not been understood inevitably reappears, like an unlaid ghost, it cannot rest until the mystery has been resolved and the spell broken.” Sigmund Freud

“The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change”. Carl Rogers

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” George Santayana

“Man’s main task in life is to give birth to himself”. Erich Fromm

“Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.” Erich Fromm

“There is no Knowledge of true being. The world is fundamentally a state of becoming.” Friedrich Nietzsche

“Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states which we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death.” Anais Nin

“I believe that we are solely responsible for our choices, and we have to accept the consequences of every deed, word, and thought throughout our lifetime”. Elisabeth Kuebler-Ross

“In my early professional years I was asking the question: How can I treat, or cure, or change this person? Now I would phrase the question in this way: How can I provide a relationship which this person may use for his own personal growth?” Carl Rogers

“When I look at the world I am pessimistic, but when I look at people I am optimistic”. Carl Rogers

“Become aware of internal, subjective sub-verbal experiences, so that these experiences can be bought into the world of abstraction, of conversation, of naming, with the consequence that it immediately becomes possible for a certain amount of control to be exerted over these hither unconscious and uncontrollable processes.” Abraham Maslow

“If your only tool is a hammer you tend to see every problem as a nail.” Abraham Maslow

“The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely”. C.G.Jung

“Neurosis is a secret you don’t know you are keeping” Kenneth Tyan

“You do anything long enough to escape the habit of living until the escape becomes a habit” David Ryan

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” Marcel Proust

“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly”. Buddah

“The aim of live is self-development. To realise one’s nature perfectly- that is what each of us is here for.”  Oscar Wilde

“A man who has not passed through the inferno of his passions has never overcome them.” C.G.Jung

“Nobody can make you feel interior without your consent”. Eleanor Roosevelt

“To change once life: Start immediately, do it flamboyantly, no exceptions”. William James

“…the purpose of psychotherapy is to set people free.”
 Rollo May

“Without awareness, we are not truly alive.”
 James F. T. Bugental

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