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It is chiefly the psychologists of the school
of Freud who have pointed out that many
of man's thoughts and actions are compensatory
substitutes for desires which he has been
obliged to suppress. A thing may be desired
not for its intrinsic worth or usefulness,
but because he has unconsciously come to
see in it a symbol of something else, the
desire for which he is ashamed to admit
Bernays - Psychology
If you can influence the leaders, either
with or without their conscious cooperation,
you automatically influence the group which
they sway. But men do not need to be actually
gathered together in a public meeting or
in a street riot, to be subject to the influences
of mass psychology. Because man is by nature
gregarious he feels himself to be member
of a herd, even when he is alone in his
room with the curtains drawn.
Bernays - Masses
The systematic study of mass psychology
revealed to students the potentialities
of invisible government of society by manipulation
of the motives which actuate man in the
Bernays - Masses
Psychology is as important as substance.
If you treat people with respect, they will
go out of their way to accommodate you.
If you treat them in a patronizing way,
they will go out of their way to make your
In practice, socialism didn't work. But
socialism could never have worked because
it is based on false premises about human
psychology and society, and gross ignorance
of human economy.
It is in applied psychology, if anywhere,
that today we should be modest and grant
validity to a number of apparently contradictory
opinions; for we are still far from having
anything like a thorough knowledge of the
human psyche, that most challenging field
of scientific enquiry. For the present we
have merely more or less plausible opinions
that defy reconciliation. (1933)
Jung - Psychology
We fought a military war; our opponents
fought a political one. We sought physical
attrition; our opponents aimed for our psychological
exhaustion. In the process we lost sight
of one of the cardinal maxims of guerrilla
war: the guerrilla wins if he does not lose.
The conventional army loses if it does not
win. The North Vietnamese used their armed
forces the way a bull-fighter uses his cape..
to keep us lunging in areas of marginal
Kissinger - Military
Forces - Strategy
Self actualizing people have a deep feeling
of identification, sympathy, and affection
for human beings in general. They feel kinship
and connection, as if all people were members
of a single family.
Maslow - Self
Help - Feelings
I have learned the novice can often see
things that the expert overlooks. All that
is necessary is not to be afraid of making
mistakes, or of appearing naive.
Maslow - Management
So far no one had had enough courage and
intelligence to reveal me to my dear Germans.
My problems are new, my psychological horizon
frighteningly comprehensive, my language
bold and clear; there may well be no books
written in German which are richer in ideas
and more independent than mine.
Nietzsche - Intelligence
Logical positivists have never taken psychology
into account in their epistemology, but
they affirm that logical beings and mathematical
beings are nothing but linguistic structures.
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