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Alfred Adler

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Biography - Alfred Adler:

Austrian medical doctor and psychotherapist.
Born: 1870 - Died: 1937
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Austria
Austria

Man knows much more than he understands.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
L'homme sait beaucoup plus que ce qu'il comprend.

German
Der Mensch weiß viel mehr, als er versteht.




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Men should strive to think much and know little.

The value of a college education is not the learning of many facts, but the training of the mind to think.




Quotes for: to know


Quotes

Quotes for: to know


Know or listen to those who know.





We know accurately only when we know little; with knowledge, doubt increases.





Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
Willing is not enough; we must do.






Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.





All I know is that I know nothing.





The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.











Quotes for: to understand


Quotes

Quotes for: to understand


I have laboured carefully, not to mock, lament, or execrate, but to understand human actions.





Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.





Painters understand nature and love her and teach us to see.





The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.





The best means of learning to know oneself is seeking to understand others.





Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.











Quotes

Alfred Adler also said...


The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.





It's never too late, but it's always high time.





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.





Our modern states are preparing for war without even knowing the future enemy.





In the investigation of a neurotic style of life, we must always suspect an opponent, and note who suffers most because of the patient's condition. Usually this is a member of the family.





Every therapeutic cure, and still more, any awkward attempt to show the patient the truth, tears him from the cradle of his freedom from responsibility and must therefore reckon with the most vehement resistance.












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