When the mind is thinking it is talking to itself.
Plato (BC 427-BC 347) Greek philosopher.
A large part of the popularity and persuasiveness of psychology comes from its being a sublimated spiritualism: a secular, ostensibly scientific way of affirming the primacy of ''spirit'' over matter.
Susan Sontag (1933-2004) American author.
The best cure for hypochondria is to forget about your own body and get interested in someone else s.
Goodman Ace (1899-1982) One of the most memorable humourists in the 20th C
Who knows, the mind has the key to all things besides.
Amos Bronson Alcott (1799-1888) American educator.
The mind is ever ingenious in making its own distress.
Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774) Irish writer, poet, and physician.
The intellect is always fooled by the heart.
François de La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680) French writer.
We have lost the art of living; and in the most important science of all, the science of daily life, the science of behavior, we are complete ignoramuses. We have psychology instead.
D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930) English writer.
Idleness is the parent of psychology.
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) German-Swiss philosopher and writer.
Minds that are ill at ease are agitated by both hope and fear.
Ovid (BC 43-AD 18) Roman poet.