Alfred Adler Quotes


24 Alfred Adler quotes:



"Every individual acts and suffers in accordance with his peculiar teleology, which has all the inevitability of fate, so long as he does not understand it."
Author: Adler Quotes Category: Action Quotes Austrian Psychologist Quotes
"The style of life is a unity because it has grown out of the difficulties of early life and out of the striving for a goal."
Author: Adler Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"The human soul, as a part of the movement of life, is endowed with the ability to participate in the uplift, elevation, perfection, and completion."
Author: Adler Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"It is the patriotic duty of every man to lie for his country."
Author: Adler Quotes Category: Patriotism Quotes Austrian Psychologist Quotes
"To injure another person through atonement is one of the most subtle devices of the neurotic, as when, for example, he indulges in self-accusations."
Author: Adler Quotes Category: Example Quotes
"Exaggerated sensitiveness is an expression of the feeling of inferiority"
Author: Adler Quotes Category: Expression Quotes
"More important than innate disposition, objective experience, and environment is the subjective evaluation of these. Furthermore, this evaluation stands in a certain, often strange, relation to reality."
Author: Adler Quotes Category: Environment Quotes
"There is only one reason for an individual to side-step to the useless side : the fear of a defeat on the useful side."
Author: Adler Quotes Category: Defeat Quotes
"There are thousands of degrees and variations, but it is always clearly the attitude of a person who finds his superiority in solving the complications of others."
Author: Adler Quotes Category: Attitude Quotes
"In the investigation of a neurotic style of life, we must always suspect an opponent, and note who suffers most because of the patient's condition. Usually this is a member of the family."
Author: Adler Quotes Category: Family Quotes Austrian Psychologist Quotes
"The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced, the more powerful is the urge to conquest and the more violent the emotional agitation."
Author: Adler Quotes Category: Conquest Quotes Austrian Psychologist Quotes
"A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt as dangerous."
Author: Adler Quotes Category: Truth Quotes Austrian Psychologist Quotes
"It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them."
Author: Adler Quotes Category: Principles Quotes Austrian Psychologist Quotes
"To be human means to feel inferior."
Author: Adler Quotes Category: Humanity Quotes Austrian Psychologist Quotes
"The neurotic is nailed to the cross of his fiction."
Author: Adler Quotes Category: Fiction Quotes Austrian Psychologist Quotes
"There is no such thing as talent. There is pressure."
Author: Adler Quotes Category: Talent Quotes Austrian Psychologist Quotes
"The science of the mind can only have for its proper goal the understanding of human nature by every human being, and through its use, brings peace to every human soul."
Author: Adler Quotes Category: Human Nature Quotes Austrian Psychologist Quotes
"If the truth is there, bad writing won't hurt it !"
Author: Adler Quotes Category: Hurt Quotes
"We live upon the contributions of our ancestors. Nature is a good scavenger. She soon gets rid of her rubbish."
Author: Adler Quotes Category: Nature Quotes
"All neurotic symptoms have as their object the task of safeguarding the patient's self-esteem and thereby also the lifeline into which he has grown."
Author: Adler Quotes Category: Self Quotes



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