Sunday, February 7, 2010

Meandering in the studies . . .

Today is the birthday of Alfred Adler (February 7, 1870 – May 28, 1937), doctor, psychologist and founder of the school of individual psychology.

"Man knows much more than he understands." - Alfred Adler

"A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt dangerous." - Alfred Adler

"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." - Alfred Adler

"We must interpret a bad temper as a sign of inferiority." - Alfred Adler

"Meanings are not determined by situations, but we determine ourselves by the meanings we give to situations." - Alfred Adler

"The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced, the more powerful is the urge to conquest and the more violent the emotional agitation." - Alfred Adler

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