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Human Psychology or Human Behavior quotes about life, Love, Happiness, & Brain

Looking for Human Psychology or Human Behaviour Quotes then you are at the right place here I am sharing the top Human Psychology quotes, which will definitely help you to learn more about life, love, happiness, and the brain.

Human Psychology or Human Behavior quotes

If you want to learn about human behavior explore all the quotes till the end below.

1. “Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful part of us.” –David Richo

“Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful part of us.” –David Richo

2. “The truth is, bad things don’t affect us as profoundly as we expect them to. That’s true of good things, too. We adapt very quickly to either.” –Daniel Gilbert

“The truth is, bad things don’t affect us as profoundly as we expect them to. That’s true of good things, too. We adapt very quickly to either.” –Daniel Gilbert

3. “We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with a sleep.” –William Shakespeare

“We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with a sleep.” –William Shakespeare

4. “Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.” –Carl G. Jung

“Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.” –Carl G. Jung

5. “For happy people, time is ‘filled and planned.’ For unhappy people, time is unfilled, open and uncommitted; they postpone things and are inefficient.” –Michael Argyle

“For happy people, time is ‘filled and planned.’ For unhappy people, time is unfilled, open and uncommitted; they postpone things and are inefficient.” –Michael Argyle

6. “Happiness cannot be pursued; it must ensue.” –Viktor E. Frankl

“Happiness cannot be pursued; it must ensue.” –Viktor E. Frankl

7. “How hurtful it can be to deny one’s true self and live a life of lies just to appease others.” –June Ahern

“How hurtful it can be to deny one’s true self and live a life of lies just to appease others.” –June Ahern

8. “The highest and most beautiful things in life are not to be heard about, nor read about, nor seen but, if one will, are to be lived.” –Soren Kierkegaard

“The highest and most beautiful things in life are not to be heard about, nor read about, nor seen but, if one will, are to be lived.” –Soren Kierkegaard

9. “Reality denied comes back to haunt.” –Philip K. Dick

“Reality denied comes back to haunt.” –Philip K. Dick

10. “Be content with what you have. Rejoice in how things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking the whole world belongs to you.” –Lao Tzu

“Be content with what you have. Rejoice in how things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking the whole world belongs to you.” –Lao Tzu

11. “…But the human tongue is a beast that few can master. It strains constantly to break out of its cage, and if it is not tamed, it will turn wild and cause you grief.” –Robert Greene

“…But the human tongue is a beast that few can master. It strains constantly to break out of its cage, and if it is not tamed, it will turn wild and cause you grief.” –Robert Greene

12. “We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth.” –Virginia Satir

“We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth.” –Virginia Satir

13. “We forget very easily what gives us pain.” –Graham Greene

“We forget very easily what gives us pain.” –Graham Greene

14. “Happiness is not out there for us to find. The reason that it’s not our there is that it’s inside us.” –Sonja Lyubomirsky

“Happiness is not out there for us to find. The reason that it’s not our there is that it’s inside us.” –Sonja Lyubomirsky

15. “Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” – Thomas Jefferson

“Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” – Thomas Jefferson

16. “Compassion does not render people tearful idlers, moral weaklings, or passive onlookers; but individuals who will take on the pain of others, even when given the chance to skip out on such difficult action or in anonymous conditions.” –Dacher Keltner

 “Compassion does not render people tearful idlers, moral weaklings, or passive onlookers; but individuals who will take on the pain of others, even when given the chance to skip out on such difficult action or in anonymous conditions.” –Dacher Keltner

17. “The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation, but your thoughts about it. Be aware of the thoughts you are thinking.” –Eckhart Tolle

 “The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation, but your thoughts about it. Be aware of the thoughts you are thinking.” –Eckhart Tolle

18. “A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.” –Charles Dickens

“A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.” –Charles Dickens

19. “Every person on this earth is full of great possibilities that can be realized through imagination, effort, and perseverance.” –Scott Barry Kaufmann

“Every person on this earth is full of great possibilities that can be realized through imagination, effort, and perseverance.” –Scott Barry Kaufmann

20. “Everything can be taken from a man, but the last of the human freedoms: to choose one’s attitudes in any given set of circumstances.” –Viktor Frankl

“Everything can be taken from a man, but the last of the human freedoms: to choose one’s attitudes in any given set of circumstances.” –Viktor Frankl

21. “The best way to find out whether you’re on the right path? Stop looking at the path.” –Marcus Buckingham

“The best way to find out whether you’re on the right path? Stop looking at the path.” –Marcus Buckingham

22. “The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.” — William James

“The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.” — William James

23. “When we encounter an unexpected challenge of threat, the only way to save ourselves is to hold on tight to the people around us and not let go.” –Shawn Achor

“When we encounter an unexpected challenge of threat, the only way to save ourselves is to hold on tight to the people around us and not let go.” –Shawn Achor

24. “We are so made, that we can only derive intense enjoyment from a contrast and only very little from a state of things.” — Sigmund Freud

“We are so made, that we can only derive intense enjoyment from a contrast and only very little from a state of things.” — Sigmund Freud

25. “The world makes much less sense than you think. The coherence comes mostly from the way your mind works.” –Daniel Kahneman

“The world makes much less sense than you think. The coherence comes mostly from the way your mind works.” –Daniel Kahneman

26. “Once you start making the effort to ‘wake yourself up’—that is, be more mindful in your activities—you suddenly start appreciating life a lot more.” –Robert Biswas-Diener

“Once you start making the effort to ‘wake yourself up’—that is, be more mindful in your activities—you suddenly start appreciating life a lot more.” –Robert Biswas-Diener

27. “We shouldn’t teach great books; we should teach a love of reading. Knowing the contents of a few works of literature is a trivial achievement. Being inclined to go on reading is a great achievement.” –B.F. Skinner

“We shouldn’t teach great books; we should teach a love of reading. Knowing the contents of a few works of literature is a trivial achievement. Being inclined to go on reading is a great achievement.” –B.F. Skinner

28. “When we are open to new possibilities, we find them. Be open and skeptical of everything.” –Todd Kashdan

“When we are open to new possibilities, we find them. Be open and skeptical of everything.” –Todd Kashdan

29. “It is not primarily our physical selves that limit us but rather our mindset about our physical limits.” –Ellen J. Langer

“It is not primarily our physical selves that limit us but rather our mindset about our physical limits.” –Ellen J. Langer

30. “People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates.” –Thomas Szasz

“People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates.” –Thomas Szasz

31. “I believe compassion to be one of the few things we can practice that will bring immediate and long-term happiness to our lives.” – Dalai Lama

“I believe compassion to be one of the few things we can practice that will bring immediate and long-term happiness to our lives.” – Dalai Lama

32. “We often feel that we lack something, and seem to see that very quality in someone else, promptly attributing all our own qualities to him too, and a kind of ideal contentment as well. And so the happy mortal is a model of complete perfection — which we have ourselves created.” –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“We often feel that we lack something, and seem to see that very quality in someone else, promptly attributing all our own qualities to him too, and a kind of ideal contentment as well. And so the happy mortal is a model of complete perfection — which we have ourselves created.” –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

33. “I don’t know what’s worse: to now know what you are and be happy, or to become what you’ve always wanted to be and feel alone.” –Daniel Keyes

“I don’t know what’s worse: to now know what you are and be happy, or to become what you’ve always wanted to be and feel alone.” –Daniel Keyes

34. “It is a predisposition of human nature to consider an unpleasant idea untrue, and then it is easy to find arguments against it.” –Sigmund Freud

“It is a predisposition of human nature to consider an unpleasant idea untrue, and then it is easy to find arguments against it.” –Sigmund Freud

35. “…the sole purpose of human experience is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.” –Carl Jung

“…the sole purpose of human experience is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.” –Carl Jung

36. “Vulnerability is not knowing victory of defeat, it’s understanding the necessity of both; it’s engaging. It’s being all in.” –Brene Brown

37. “To find out what is truly individual in ourselves, profound reflection is needed; and suddenly we realize how uncommonly difficult the discovery of individuality is.” –C.G. Jung

38. “It’s more selfless to act happy. It takes energy, generosity, and discipline to be unfailingly light-hearted. Yet everyone takes the happy person for granted.” –Gretchen Rubin

39. “Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.” – Lou Holtz

40. “Probably the biggest insight… is that happiness is not just a place, but also a process. Happiness is an ongoing process of fresh challenges, and it takes the right attitudes and activities to continue to be happy.” –Ed Diener

41. “Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.” – William James

42. “We are what we are because we have been what we have been, and what is needed for solving the problems of human life and motives is not moral estimates but more knowledge.” –Sigmund Freud

43. “You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.” – Brian Tracy

44. “Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.” – Andy Rooney

45. “Whole life is a search for beauty. But, when the beauty is found inside, the search ends and a beautiful journey begins.” –Harshit Walia

46. “When we suffer anguish we return to early childhood because that is the period in which we first learnt to suffer the experience of total loss. It was more than that. It was the period in which we suffered more total losses than in all the rest of our life put together.” –John Berger

47. “Every criticism, judgment, diagnosis, and expression of anger is the tragic expression of an unmet need.” –Marshall Rosenberg

48. “People who need to bully you are the easiest to push around.” –Douglas Adams

49. “I’ve always believed that you can think positively just as well as you can think negatively.” – Sugar Ray Robinson

50. “Happiness is the only thing that multiplies when you share it.” –Albert Schweitzer

51. “A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities; an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.” – Harry Truman

52. “Life doesn’t make any sense without interdependence. We need each other, and the sooner we learn that, the better for us all.” –Erik Erikson

53. “Becoming is better than being.” –Carol S. Dweck

54. “The brain is wider than the sky.” — Emily Dickinson

55. “Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination.” – Mark Twain

56. “A life that is burdened with expectations is a heavy life. Its fruit is sorrow and disappointment.” –Douglas Adams

57. “Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.” – Ernest Hemingway

58. “The human mind is not a terribly logical or consistent place.” –Jim Butcher

59. “The human race is a monotonous affair. Most people spend the greatest part of their time working in order to live, and what little freedom remains so fills them with fear that they seek out any and every means to be rid of it.” –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

60. “If you deliberately plan on being less than you are capable of being, then I warn you that you’ll be unhappy for the rest of your life.” –Abraham Maslow

61. “The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.” –Carl Gustav Jung

62. “Genuine feelings cannot be produced, nor can they be eradicated… the body sticks to the facts.” –Alice Miller

63. “If you want to be creative, stay in part a child, with the creativity and invention that characterizes children before they are deformed by adult society.” –Jean Piaget

64. “To be stupid, and selfish, and to have good health are the three requirements for happiness.” – Julian Barnes

These are the top 65 best quotes about human psychology, I hope you will like all these quotes.

Published by: Quotes Adda English Updated: Jan 08, 2023, 9:59pm

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