Albert Ellis Quotes
We teach people that they upset themselves. We can't change the past, so we change how people are thinking, feeling and behaving today.
There's no evidence whatsoever that men are more rational than women. Both sexes seem to be equally irrational.
The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.
People could rationally decide that prolonged relationships take up too much time and effort and that they'd much rather do other kinds of things. But most people are afraid of rejection.
As a result of my philosophy, I wasn't even upset about Hitler. I was willing to go to war to knock him off, but I didn't hate him. I hated what he was doing.
Acceptance is not love. You love a person because he or she has lovable traits, but you accept everybody just because they're alive and human.