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Letter "P" » psychologist
«What can we surmise about the likelihood of someone's being caring and generous, loving and helpful, just from knowing that they are a believer? Virtually nothing, say psychologists, sociologists, and others who have studied that question for decade»
Author: Alfie Kohn
, in all likelihood
«After ten years in therapy, my psychologist told me something very touching, he said, ?no hablo ingles.?»
«No psychologist should pretend to understand what he does not understand... Only fools and charlatans know everything and understand nothing.»
«Humor, a good sense of it, is to Americans what manhood is to Spaniards and we will go to great lengths to prove it. Experiments with laboratory rats have shown that, if one psychologist in the room laughs at something a rat does, all of the other psychologists in the room will laugh equally. Nobody wants to be left holding the joke.»
«My unconscious knows more about the consciousness of the psychologist than his consciousness knows about my unconscious»
«Because psychologists have been able to discover, exactly as in a slow-motion picture, the way the human creature acquires knowledge and habits, the normal child has been vastly helped by what the retarded have taught us.»
«A doctor, like anyone else who has to deal with human beings, each of them unique, cannot be a scientist; he is either, like the surgeon, a craftsman, or, like the physician and the psychologist, an artist. This means that in order to be a good doctor a man must also have a good character, that is to say, whatever weaknesses and foibles he may have, he must love his fellow human beings in the concrete and desire their good before his own.»
Author: W. H. Auden
, that is to say
«Each home has been reduced to the bare essentials -- to barer essentials than most primitive people would consider possible. Only one woman's hands to feed the baby, answer the telephone, turn off the gas under the pot that is boiling over, soothe the older child who has broken a toy, and open both doors at once. She is a nutritionist, a child psychologist, an engineer, a production manager, an expert buyer, all in one. Her husband sees her as free to plan her own time, and envies her; she sees him as having regular hours and envies him.»
Author: Margaret Mead
All in one
, breaking off
, break off
, break open
, Her husband
, turn off
«A certain degree of neurosis is of inestimable value as a drive, especially to a psychologist.»