Alfred Adler Quotes

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The neurotic is nailed to the cross of his fiction.

neurotics

Trust only movement; what a person does is what he means.

trust

It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
— Alfred Adler
The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.
— Alfred Adler

risk-taking

It's always easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
— Alfred Adler
It is always easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.

principles

It is well known that those who do not trust themselves never trust others.

trust yourself

The only worthwhile achievements of man are those which are socially useful.
— Alfred Adler
Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words. Trust movement.
— Alfred Adler

action

The truth is often a terrible weapon of aggression.  It is possible to lie, and even to murder, for the truth.

truth

The truth is often a terrible weapon of aggression. It is possible to lie, and even to murder, with the truth.

truth

The educator must believe in the potential power of his pupil, and he must employ all his art in seeking to bring his pupil to experience this power.

potential teaching education

Every therapeutic cure, and still more, any awkward attempt to show the patient the truth, tears him from the cradle of his freedom of responsibility and must therefore reckon with the most vehement resistance.

responsibility changing people

It is the individual who is not interested in his fellow men who has the greatest difficulties in life and provides the greatest injury to others. It is from among such individuals that all human failures spring.