Irvin D. Yalom

Irvin D. Yalom

M.D., is an author of fiction and nonfiction, Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at Stanford University, an existentialist, and accomplished psychotherapist.
Self-awareness is a supreme gift, a treasure as precious as life. This is what makes us human. But it comes with a costly price: the wound of mortality. Our existence is forever shadowed by the knowledge that we will grow, blossom, and, inevitably, diminish and die.More Irvin D. Yalom quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If we climb high enough, we will reach a height from which tragedy ceases to look tragic.More Irvin D. Yalom quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If one is to learn to live with the dead, one must first learn to live with the living!More Irvin D. Yalom quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Heidegger makes the distinction between being absorbed in the way things are in the world and being aware that things are in the world. And if you do the latter, you're not so worried about the everyday trivialities of life, for example, petty concerns about secrecy or privacy.More Irvin D. Yalom quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Not to take possession of your life plan is to let your existence be an accident.More Irvin D. Yalom quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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