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Albert Ellis quotes: In fact most of what we call anxiety is overconcern about what someone thinks of you. In fact most of what we call anxiety is overconcern about what someone thinks of you.
Albert Ellis quotes: There are three musts that hold us back: I must do well. You must treat me well . And the world must be easy. There are three musts that hold us back: I must do well. You must treat me well . And the world must be easy.
Albert Ellis quotes: For that again, is what all manner of religion essentially is: childish dependency. For that again, is what all manner of religion essentially is: childish dependency.
Albert Ellis quotes: Self-esteem is the greatest sickness known to man or woman because it's conditional. Self-esteem is the greatest sickness known to man or woman because it's conditional.
Albert Ellis quotes: Keep my desires and goals in mind. Don't insist that they must or must not be fulfilled. Let me work unfrantically to achieve them. REBT Keep my desires and goals in mind. Don't insist that they must or must not be fulfilled. Let me work unfrantically to achieve them. REBT
Albert Ellis quotes: People have motives and thoughts of which they are unaware. People have motives and thoughts of which they are unaware.
Albert Ellis quotes: Acceptance is not love. You love a person because he or she has lovable traits, but you accept everybody just because they're alive and human. Acceptance is not love. You love a person because he or she has lovable traits, but you accept everybody just because they're alive and human.
Albert Ellis quotes: The easy way out is often just that-the 'easy' way out of the most rewarding lifestyle. The easy way out is often just that-the 'easy' way out of the most rewarding lifestyle.
Albert Ellis quotes: There's no evidence whatsoever that men are more rational than women. Both sexes seem to be equally irrational. There's no evidence whatsoever that men are more rational than women. Both sexes seem to be equally irrational.
Albert Ellis quotes: Much of what we call emotion is nothing more or less than a certain kind - a biased, prejudiced, or strongly evaluative kind - of thought. Much of what we call emotion is nothing more or less than a certain kind - a biased, prejudiced, or strongly evaluative kind - of thought.
Albert Ellis quotes: Convince yourself that worrying about many situations will make them worse rather than improve them. Convince yourself that worrying about many situations will make them worse rather than improve them.
Albert Ellis quotes: I'm very happy. I like my work and the various aspects of it - going around the world, teaching the gospel according to St. Albert. I'm very happy. I like my work and the various aspects of it - going around the world, teaching the gospel according to St. Albert.
Albert Ellis quotes: If something is irrational, that means it won't work. It's usually unrealistic. If something is irrational, that means it won't work. It's usually unrealistic.
Albert Ellis quotes: Rational beliefs bring us closer to getting good results in the real world. Rational beliefs bring us closer to getting good results in the real world.
Albert Ellis quotes: I would have liked having children to some degree, but frankly I haven't got the time to take the kids to the goddamn ballgame. I would have liked having children to some degree, but frankly I haven't got the time to take the kids to the goddamn ballgame.
Albert Ellis quotes: Lack of forgiveness of others breeds lack of self-forgiveness. Lack of forgiveness of others breeds lack of self-forgiveness.
Albert Ellis quotes: Even when people act nastily to you, don't condemn them or retaliate. Even when people act nastily to you, don't condemn them or retaliate.
Albert Ellis quotes: I hope to die in the saddle seat. I hope to die in the saddle seat.
Albert Ellis quotes: Most people would have given up when faced with all the criticism I've received over the years. Most people would have given up when faced with all the criticism I've received over the years.
Albert Ellis quotes: Whenever you avoid alarming situations, you almost always increase your anxiety about them. Whenever you avoid alarming situations, you almost always increase your anxiety about them.
Albert Ellis quotes: Evolution is arranged so that a species survives, not so that it will be happy while it survives. Evolution is arranged so that a species survives, not so that it will be happy while it survives.
Albert Ellis quotes: The great majority of the things we now make ourselves panicked about are self-created 'dangers' that exist almost entirely in our own imaginations. The great majority of the things we now make ourselves panicked about are self-created 'dangers' that exist almost entirely in our own imaginations.
Albert Ellis quotes: You mainly feel the way you think. You mainly feel the way you think.
Albert Ellis quotes: Neurosis is just a high-class word for whining. Neurosis is just a high-class word for whining.
Albert Ellis quotes: You never truly need what you want. That is the main and thoroughgoing key to serenity. You never truly need what you want. That is the main and thoroughgoing key to serenity.
Albert Ellis quotes: And just as two wrongs don't make a right, rage against offenders is probably the worst way to try to correct them. And just as two wrongs don't make a right, rage against offenders is probably the worst way to try to correct them.
Albert Ellis quotes: Stop shoulding on yourself Stop shoulding on yourself
Albert Ellis quotes: Whining about your own, others', or the world's failings is a main element in what we usually call neurosis. Whining about your own, others', or the world's failings is a main element in what we usually call neurosis.
Albert Ellis quotes: Worrying about dying will hardly help you live. Worrying about dying will hardly help you live.
Albert Ellis quotes: Freud had a gene for inefficiency, and I think I have a gene for efficiency. Freud had a gene for inefficiency, and I think I have a gene for efficiency.
Albert Ellis quotes: Unless, of course, you insist on identifying yourself with the people and things you love; and thereby seriously disturb yourself. Unless, of course, you insist on identifying yourself with the people and things you love; and thereby seriously disturb yourself.
Albert Ellis quotes: You largely constructed your depression. It wasn't given to you. Therefore, you can deconstruct it. You largely constructed your depression. It wasn't given to you. Therefore, you can deconstruct it.
Albert Ellis quotes: The art of love ... is largely the art of persistence. The art of love ... is largely the art of persistence.
Albert Ellis quotes: For many years now I have had the quaint idea that all humans-yes, the whole six billion of them on this planet-are out of their fucking minds. For many years now I have had the quaint idea that all humans-yes, the whole six billion of them on this planet-are out of their fucking minds.
Albert Ellis quotes: If the Martians ever find out how human beings think, they'll kill themselves laughing. If the Martians ever find out how human beings think, they'll kill themselves laughing.
Albert Ellis quotes: By honestly acknowledging your past errors, but never damning yourself for them, you can learn to use your past for your own future benefit. By honestly acknowledging your past errors, but never damning yourself for them, you can learn to use your past for your own future benefit.
Albert Ellis quotes: The goal of all life is to have a ball. The goal of all life is to have a ball.
Albert Ellis quotes: We can actually put the essence of neurosis in a single word: blaming - or damning. We can actually put the essence of neurosis in a single word: blaming - or damning.
Albert Ellis quotes: If I had been a member of the academic establishment, I could have done other experiments. If I had been a member of the academic establishment, I could have done other experiments.
Albert Ellis quotes: Failure doesn't have anything to do with your intrinsic value as a person. Failure doesn't have anything to do with your intrinsic value as a person.
Albert Ellis quotes: You have only to exist as you do and to live your life as best you can. You have only to exist as you do and to live your life as best you can.
Albert Ellis quotes: We teach people that they upset themselves. We can't change the past, so we change how people are thinking, feeling and behaving today. We teach people that they upset themselves. We can't change the past, so we change how people are thinking, feeling and behaving today.
Albert Ellis quotes: I regret that I've been so busy with clinical work that I haven't been able to spend much time on experiments and outcome studies. I regret that I've been so busy with clinical work that I haven't been able to spend much time on experiments and outcome studies.
Albert Ellis quotes: Even injustice has it's good points. It gives me the challenge of being as happy as I can in an unfair world. Even injustice has it's good points. It gives me the challenge of being as happy as I can in an unfair world.
Albert Ellis quotes: Let's suppose somebody abused you sexually. You still had a choice, though not a good one, about what to tell yourself about the abuse. Let's suppose somebody abused you sexually. You still had a choice, though not a good one, about what to tell yourself about the abuse.
Albert Ellis quotes: Most things worth having require some sacrifice, usually more than you expect. Most things worth having require some sacrifice, usually more than you expect.
Albert Ellis quotes: The attitude of unconditional self-acceptance is probably the most important variable in their long-term recovery. The attitude of unconditional self-acceptance is probably the most important variable in their long-term recovery.