Rollo May - Quotes

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Life comes from physical survival; but the good life comes from what we care about.

Life comes from physical survival; but the good life comes from what we care about.

Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing.

Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing.

Depression is the inability to construct a future.

Depression is the inability to construct a future.

Joy, rather than happiness, is the goal of life, for joy is the emotion which accompanies our fulfilling our natures as human beings. It is based on the experience of one's identity as a being of worth and dignity.

Joy, rather than happiness, is the goal of life, for joy is the emotion which accompanies our fulfilling our natures as human beings. It is based on the experience of one's identity as a being of worth and dignity.

Care is a state in which something does matter; it is the source of human tenderness.

Care is a state in which something does matter; it is the source of human tenderness.

The opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice, it is conformity.

The opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice, it is conformity.

If you do not express your own original ideas, if you do not listen to your own being, you will have betrayed yourself. ---->>>

Courage is not the absence of despair; it is, rather, the capacity to move ahead in spite of despair.

Courage is not the absence of despair; it is, rather, the capacity to move ahead in spite of despair.

It is an ironic habit of human beings to run faster when we have lost our way. ---->>>

Creativity is not merely the innocent spontaneity of our youth and childhood; it must also be married to the passion of the adult human being, which is a passion to live beyond one's death. ---->>>

It requires greater courage to preserve inner freedom, to move on in one's inward journey into new realms, than to stand defiantly for outer freedom. It is often easier to play the martyr, as it is to be rash in battle.

It requires greater courage to preserve inner freedom, to move on in one's inward journey into new realms, than to stand defiantly for outer freedom. It is often easier to play the martyr, as it is to be rash in battle.

Hate is not the opposite of love; apathy is. ---->>>

Human freedom involves our capacity to pause, to choose the one response toward which we wish to throw our weight. ---->>>

One does not become fully human painlessly. ---->>>

Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.

Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.

The relationship between commitment and doubt is by no means an antagonistic one. Commitment is healthiest when it's not without doubt but in spite of doubt. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Rollo May
Nationality: American
Born: 04-21, 1909
Birthplace: Ada, Ohio, U.S.
Die: 10-22, 1994
Occupation: Psychologist
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Rollo Reese May (April 21, 1909 – October 22, 1994) was an American existential psychologist and author of the influential book Love and Will (1969). He is often associated with humanistic psychology, existentialist philosophy and, alongside Viktor Frankl, was a major proponent of existential psychotherapy (wikipedia)