Children love and want to be loved and they very much prefer the joy of accomplishment to the triumph of hateful failure.
The sense of identity provides the ability to experience one’s self as something that has continuity and sameness, and to act accordingly.
Farms and in castles, in homes, studies, and cloisters—where sensible people manage to live relatively lusty and decent lives, as moral as they must be, as free as they may be, and as masterly as they can be. If we only knew it, this elusive arrangement is happiness.
Hope is both the earliest and the most indispensable virtue inherent in the state of being alive. If life is to be sustained hope must remain, even where confidence is wounded, trust impaired.
Wondering Whom to Read Next?
- Erich Fromm German Social Philosopher
- Howard Gardner American Psychologist
- Abraham Maslow American Psychologist
- Bruno Bettelheim Austrian-born Psychoanalyst
- B. F. Skinner American Psychologist
- George W. Crane American Psychologist
- Carl Rogers American Psychologist
- Timothy Leary American Psychologist
- Orval Hobart Mowrer American Psychologist
- Martin Seligman American Psychologist