Alfred Adler

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Alfred Adler

Alfred Adler

Exaggerated sensitiveness is an expression of the feeling of inferiority.More Alfred Adler [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The feeling of inferiority rules the mental life and can be clearly recognized in the sense of incompleteness and unfulfillment, and in the uninterrupted struggle both of individuals and humanity.More Alfred Adler [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We must interpret a bad temper as a sign of inferiority.More Alfred Adler [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is the patriotic duty of every man to lie for his country.More Alfred Adler [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The truth is often a terrible weapon of aggression. It is possible to lie, and even to murder, for the truth.More Alfred Adler [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A simple rule in dealing with those who are hard to get along with is to remember that this person is striving to assert his superiority; and you must deal with him from that point of view.More Alfred Adler [07/12/2011 11:07:42]
Death is really a great blessing for humanity, without it there could be no real progress. People who lived for ever would not only hamper and discourage the young, but they would themselves lack sufficient stimulus to be creative.More Alfred Adler [07/12/2011 11:07:49]
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.More Alfred Adler [07/12/2011 11:07:57]
Every therapeutic cure, and still more, any awkward attempt to show the patient the truth, tears him from the cradle of his freedom from responsibility and must therefore reckon with the most vehement resistance.More Alfred Adler [07/12/2011 11:07:05]
God who is eternally complete, who directs the stars, who is the master of fates, who elevates man from his lowliness to Himself, who speaks from the cosmos to every single human soul, is the most brilliant manifestation of the goal of perfection.More Alfred Adler [07/12/2011 11:07:24]
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.More Alfred Adler [07/12/2011 11:07:33]
It is always easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.More Alfred Adler [07/12/2011 11:07:43]
It is one of the most effective attitudes of the neurotic to measure thumbs down, so to speak, a real person by an ideal, since in doing so he can depreciate him as much as he wishes.More Alfred Adler [07/12/2011 11:07:02]
Meanings are not determined by situations, but we determine ourselves by the meanings we give to situations.More Alfred Adler [07/12/2011 11:07:32]
My difficulties belong to me!More Alfred Adler [07/12/2011 11:07:41]
No experience is a cause of success or failure. We do not suffer from the shock of our experiences, so-called trauma - but we make out of them just what suits our purposes.More Alfred Adler [07/12/2011 11:07:50]
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.More Alfred Adler [07/12/2011 11:07:08]
The test of one's behavior pattern is their relationship to society, relationship to work and relationship to sex.More Alfred Adler [07/12/2011 11:07:18]
War is not the continuation of politics with different means, it is the greatest mass-crime perpetrated on the community of man.More Alfred Adler [07/12/2011 11:07:14]
War is organized murder and torture against our brothers.More Alfred Adler [07/12/2011 11:07:25]
We cannot say that if a child is badly nourished he will become a criminal. We must see what conclusion the child has drawn.More Alfred Adler [07/12/2011 11:07:32]
We must never neglect the patient's own use of his symptomsMore Alfred Adler [07/12/2011 11:07:53]
If I didn't have this affliction, I would be the first. As a rule the if-clause contains an unfulfillable condition, or the patient's own arrangement, which only he can change.More Alfred Adler [12/31/2011 03:12:37]
Tears and complaints - the means which I have called water power - can be an extremely useful weapon for disturbing cooperation and reducing other to a condition of slavery.More Alfred Adler [12/31/2011 03:12:52]
I learned much more from defeat than I ever learned from winningMore Alfred Adler [12/31/2011 03:12:57]

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