Best Quotes by Rollo May (Top 10)

  1. It is an ironic habit of human beings to run faster when we have lost our way.
  2. Many people suffer from the fear of finding oneself alone, and so they don't find themselves at all.
  3. The opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice, it is conformity.
  4. Every human being must have a point at which he stands against the culture, where he says, this is me and the damned world can go to hell.
  5. To love means to open ourselves to the negative as well as the positive - to grief, sorrow, and disappointment as well as to joy, fulfillment, and an intensity of consciousness we did not know was possible before
  6. The relationship between commitment and doubt is by no means an antagonistic one. Commitment is healthiest when it's not without doubt but in spite of doubt.
  7. Hate is not the opposite of love; apathy is.
  8. Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing.
  9. If you do not express your own original ideas, if you do not listen to your own being, you will have betrayed yourself.
  10. Joy, rather than happiness, is the goal of life, for joy is the emotion which accompanies our fulfilling our natures as human beings. It is based on the experience of one's identity as a being of worth and dignity.

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