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Alfred Adler Quotes

(1870-1937), Austrian Psychiatrist

The test of one's behavior pattern; relationship to society, relationship to one's work, relationship to sex.

Category: Behavior

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

Category: Caution

The feeling of inferiority rules the mental life and can be clearly recognized in the sense of incompleteness and unfulfillment, and in the uninterrupted struggle both of individuals and humanity.

Category: Inferiority

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.

Category: Inferiority

We must interpret a bad temper as a sign of inferiority.

Category: Inferiority

Exaggerated sensitiveness is an expression of the feeling of inferiority.

Category: Inferiority

To be human means to feel inferior.

Category: Inferiority

Man knows more than he understands.

Category: Knowledge

There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait; but if he does not learn it he must perish.

Category: Love

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

Category: Patriotism

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

Category: Truth

Man know much more than he understands.

Category: Understanding