Albert Ellis Quotes

Albert Ellis

September 27, 1913 - July 24, 2007

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States


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There are three musts that hold us back: I must do well. You must treat me well. And the world must be easy.

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You largely constructed your depression. It wasn't given to you. Therefore, you can deconstruct it.

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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.

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People have motives and thoughts of which they are unaware.

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Rational beliefs bring us closer to getting good results in the real world.

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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.

-Albert Ellis