25 Psychology Quotes From The Greatest Psychologists Of All Time

25 Psychology Quotes From The Greatest Psychologists Of All Time

We have collected psychology quotes from the greatest psychologist of all time.

Here are 25 psychology quotes

1.  Happiness is not out there for us to find. The reason that it’s not our there is that it’s inside us.”
–Sonja Lyubomirsky

2. Life doesn’t make any sense without interdependence. We need each other, and the sooner we learn that, the better for us all.” –Erik Erikson

3. The best way to find out whether you’re on the right path? Stop looking at the path.”
–Marcus Buckingham

4. If you deliberately plan on being less than you are capable of being, then I warn you that you’ll be unhappy for the rest of your life.” –Abraham Maslow

5. Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.” –Carl G. Jung

6. If you want to be creative, stay in part a child, with the creativity and invention that characterizes children before they are deformed by adult society.” –Jean Piaget

7. Probably the biggest insight… is that happiness is not just a place, but also a process. Happiness is an ongoing process of fresh challenges, and it takes the right attitudes and activities to continue to be happy.” –Ed Diener

8. Everything can be taken from a man, but the last of the human freedoms: to choose one’s attitudes in any given set of circumstances.” –Viktor Frankl

9. We shouldn’t teach great books; we should teach a love of reading. Knowing the contents of a few works of literature is a trivial achievement. Being inclined to go on reading is a great achievement.”
–B.F. Skinner

10. We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth.” –Virginia Satir

11. It is not primarily our physical selves that limit us but rather our mindset about our physical limits.”
–Ellen J. Langer

12. For happy people, time is ‘filled and planned.’ For unhappy people, time is unfilled, open and uncommitted; they postpone things and are inefficient.” –Michael Argyle

13. The highest and most beautiful things in life are not to be heard about, nor read about, nor seen but, if one will, are to be lived.” –Soren Kierkegaard

14. Genuine feelings cannot be produced, nor can they be eradicated… the body sticks to the facts.”
–Alice Miller

15. When we encounter an unexpected challenge of threat, the only way to save ourselves is to hold on tight to the people around us and not let go.” –Shawn Achor

16. Every person on this earth is full of great possibilities that can be realized through imagination, effort, and perseverance.” –Scott Barry Kaufmann

17. Once you start making the effort to ‘wake yourself up’—that is, be more mindful in your activities—you suddenly start appreciating life a lot more.” –Robert Biswas-Diener

18. We are what we are because we have been what we have been, and what is needed for solving the problems of human life and motives is not moral estimates but more knowledge.”
–Sigmund Freud

18. The truth is, bad things don’t affect us as profoundly as we expect them to. That’s true of good things, too. We adapt very quickly to either.” –Daniel Gilbert

20. Be content with what you have. Rejoice in how things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking the whole world belongs to you.” –Lao Tzu

21. Compassion does not render people tearful idlers, moral weaklings, or passive onlookers; but individuals who will take on the pain of others, even when given the chance to skip out on such difficult action or in anonymous conditions.” –Dacher Keltner

22. When we are open to new possibilities, we find them. Be open and skeptical of everything.”
–Todd Kashdan

25. Becoming is better than being.” –Carol S. Dweck

24. It’s more selfless to act happy. It takes energy, generosity, and discipline to be unfailingly light-hearted. Yet everyone takes the happy person for granted.” –Gretchen Rubin

25. Happiness is the only thing that multiplies when you share it.” –Albert Schweitzer


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