Psychology--The Ultimate Quotation Collection

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Psychology—The Ultimate Quotation Collection


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219 Page Quotation Collection on Psychology

This 219 page quotation collection contains the most interesting, thought-provoking, and useful quotations on Psychology. A unique collection presenting only pertinent and straightforward quotes that address all aspects of Psychology, this set of quotations includes the classic quotes as well as quotes carefully chosen from primary sources with particular attention given to quotes from women and minorities. In addition to the wisdom and guidance quotes provide, the quotations in this collection function particularly well in displays, presentations, speeches, research, students’ papers, and classroom lessons and discussions. Teachers using quotations as a lesson component directly address the Common Core Standards by facilitating critical thinking and promoting skills such as analyzing, inferencing, paraphrasing, and comparing and contrasting.

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Sample Quotes on Psychology:

Mental health problems do not affect three or four out of every five persons but one out of one.

--Dr. William Menninger

Human beings are not perfectible. They are improvable.

--Eric Sevareid

When you look directly at an insane man, all you see is a reflection of your own knowledge that he’s insane, which is not to see him at all. To see him you must see what he saw.

--Robert Pirsig

We can escape from the level of society, but not from the level of intelligence to which we were born.

--Randall Jarrell

All human activity is prompted by desire.

--Bertrand Russell

Psychology is the science of mental life.

—William James

We see the world, not as it is, but as we are—or, as we are conditioned to see it. When we open our mouths to describe what we see, we in effect describe ourselves, our perceptions, our paradigms.

—Stephen R. Covey

The childhood shows the man

As morning shows the day.

--John Milton

Woman’s basic fear is that she will lose love.

--Sigmund Freud

Men are what their mother made them.

--Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man is a wanting animal—as soon as one of his needs is satisfied, another appears in its place. This process is unending. It continues from birth to death.

--Douglas McGregor

There is no one on this earth who is not twisted by fear and insecurity.

--Doris Lessing

Depression is the inability to construct a future.

--Rollo May

Schizophrenic behaviour is a special strategy that a person invents in order to live in an unlivable situation.

--R. D. Laing

I believe that this neglected, wounded inner child of the past is the major source of human misery.

--John Bradshaw

To cease to be loved is for the child practically synonymous with ceasing to live.

--Dr. Karl Menninger

A library is a good place to go when you feel unhappy, for there, in a book, you may find encouragement and comfort. A library is a good place to go when you feel bewildered or undecided, for there, in a book, you may have your question answered. Books are good company, in sad times and happy times, for books are people—people who have managed to stay alive by hiding between the covers of a book.

—E. B. White

We are, all of us, crippled and twisted. Most of us strive desperately to keep our grotesqueries out of sight and mind. Our suffering is transformed by an alchemy of the soul into addiction, ulcers, strokes, hatred, even war.

—Keith Ablow

The pain of severe depression is quite unimaginable to those who have not suffered it, and it kills in many instances because its anguish can no longer be borne. The prevention of many suicides will continue to be hindered until there is a general awareness of the nature of this pain.

—William Styron

I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.

—Stephen R. Covey

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