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6 Deep Carl Rogers Quotes to Help Grow Yourself

Human potential told by quotes from one of the founding fathers of psychotherapy research.

Eric S Burdon
Feb 26 · 7 min read

The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction, not a destination.

“The organism has one basic tendency and striving — to actualize, maintain, and enhance the experiencing organism”

The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.

When I look at the world, I’m pessimistic, but when I look at people, I am optimistic.

Growth occurs when individuals confront problems, struggle to master them, and through that struggle develop new aspects of their skills, capacities, views about life.

The facts are always friendly, every bit of evidence one can acquire, in any area, leads one that much closer to what is true.

People are just as wonderful as sunsets if you let them be. When I look at a sunset, I don’t find myself saying, “Soften the orange a bit on the right-hand corner.” I don’t try to control a sunset. I watch with awe as it unfolds.

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Eric S Burdon

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Entrepreneur, positive-minded. I used to say a lot, now I do a lot. Documenting my growth. Support me on Patreon: http://bit.ly/2pIEPFR

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Eric S Burdon

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Entrepreneur, positive-minded. I used to say a lot, now I do a lot. Documenting my growth. Support me on Patreon: http://bit.ly/2pIEPFR

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