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Alfred Adler Quotes

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Alfred Adler quotes

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.

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.

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.

Exaggerated sensitiveness is an expression of the feeling of inferiority.

It is the patriotic duty of every man to lie for his country.

The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.

Man knows much more than he understands.

The test of one's behavior pattern is their relationship to society, relationship to work and relationship to sex.

War is not the continuation of politics with different means, it is the greatest mass-crime perpetrated on the community of man.

My difficulties belong to me!

Our modern states are preparing for war without even knowing the future enemy.

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.

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.

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.

There is no such thing as talent. There is pressure.

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.

The neurotic is nailed to the cross of his fiction.

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.

A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt dangerous.

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