Rollo May Quotes

Quotes : 16

English

Age Freedom


If you do not express your own original ideas, if you do not listen to your own being, you will have betrayed yourself.

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The opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice, it is conformity.

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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.

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One does not become fully human painlessly.

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Life comes from physical survival

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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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It requires greater courage to preserve inner freedom, to move on in one's inward journey into new realms, than to stand defiantly for outer freedom. It is often easier to play the martyr, as it is to be rash in battle.

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It is an ironic habit of human beings to run faster when we have lost our way.

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Human freedom involves our capacity to pause, to choose the one response toward which we wish to throw our weight.

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Hate is not the opposite of love

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Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.

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Depression is the inability to construct a future.

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Creativity is not merely the innocent spontaneity of our youth and childhood

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Courage is not the absence of despair

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Care is a state in which something does matter

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Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing.

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