Best Quotes by Alfred Adler (Top 10)

  1. Follow your heart but take your brain with you.
  2. Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words. Trust movement.
  3. What do you first do when you learn to swim? You make mistakes, do you not? And what happens? You make other mistakes, and when you have made all the mistakes you possibly can without drowning - and some of them many times over - what do you find? That you can swim? Well - life is just the same as learning to swim! Do not be afraid of making mistakes, for there is no other way of learning how to live!
  4. The only normal people are the ones you don't know very well.
  5. Meanings are not determined by situations, but we determine ourselves by the meanings we give to situations.
  6. 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 fro+m among such individuals that all human failures spring.
  7. To see with the eyes of another, to hear with the ears of another, to feel with the heart of another. For the time being, this seems to me an admissible definition of what we call social feeling
  8. 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.
  9. It is always easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
  10. The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.

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