Alfred Adler

The striving for significance, this sense of yearning, always points out to us that all psychological phenomena contain a movement that starts from a feeling of inferiority and reach upward. The theory of Individual Psychology of psychological compensation states that the stronger the feeling of inferiority, the higher the goal for personal power.

To be human means to feel inferior.

Meanings are not determined by situations, but we determine ourselves by the meanings we give to situations.

It is easier to fight for principles than to live up to them.

Man knows much more than he understands.

It is always easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.

Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words. Trust movement.

The chief danger in life is taking too many precautions.

Exaggerated sensitiveness is an expression of the feeling of inferiority.

Man knows much more than he understands.

My difficulties belong to me!

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