1. “Man knows much more than he understands.”
  2. “It is easier to fight for one’s principles than to live up to them.”
  3. “Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words. Trust movement.”
  4. “Follow your heart but take your brain with you.”
  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 from among such individuals that all human failures spring.”
  7. “The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.”
  8. “A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt as dangerous.”
  9. “To be a human being means to possess a feeling of inferiority which constantly presses towards its own conquest. The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced, the more powerful is the urge for conquest and the more violent the emotional agitation.”
  10. “He used to say to his melancholia patients: You can be cured in fourteen days if you follow this prescription.Try to think every day how you can please someone.”
  11. “This quote begins here. 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. This quote ends here.”
  12. “The only normal people are the one’s you don’t know very well.”
  13. “Exaggerated sensitiveness is an expression of the feeling of inferiority.”
  14. “No experience is a cause of success or failure. We do not suffer from the shock of our experiences so-called trauma – but we make out of them just what suits our purposes.”
  15. “A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt as dangerous.”
  16. “The educator must believe in the potential power of his pupil, and he must employ all his art in seeking to bring his pupil to experience this power.”
  17. “If the truth is there, bad writing won’t hurt it !”
  18. “We must interpret a bad temper as a sign of inferiority”
  19. “There are thousands of degrees and variations, but it is always clearly the attitude of a person who finds his superiority in solving the complications of others.”
  20. “God who is eternally complete, who directs the stars, who is the master of fates, who elevates man from his lowliness to Himself, who speaks from the cosmos to every single human soul, is the most brilliant manifestation of the goal of perfection.”
  21. “Death is really a great blessing for humanity, without it there could be no real progress. People who lived for ever would not only hamper and discourage the young, but they would themselves lack sufficient stimulus to be creative.”
  22. “To be human means to feel inferior.”
  23. “Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.”
  24. “There is no such thing as talent. There is pressure.”
  25. “To all those who walk the path of human cooperation, war must appear loathsome and inhuman.”