Quotes: psychological

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  • 'The Oath' seems like the perfect project for me, coming off the back of a big-scale adventure film like 'Everest.' I want to delve into an intimate, dark and psychological world where the characters are claustrophobic.
  • Bennet Omalu
    Bennet Omalu
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    A child who plays a game of football for one season without any documented concussion - several months after that season, if you subject his brain to sophisticated psychological testing and radiological testing, functional MRIs, there is evidence of brain damage.
  • Allen Tate
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    A poem may be an instance of morality, of social conditions, of psychological history; it may instance all its qualities, but never one of them alone, nor any two or three; never less than all.
  • A. J. P. Taylor
    A. J. P. Taylor
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    All other forms of history - economic history, social history, psychological history, above all sociology - seem to me history with the history left out.
  • Andrea Dworkin
    Andrea Dworkin
    American radical feminist and writer 1946-2005
    Andrea Dworkin
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    All personal, psychological, social, and institutionalized domination on this earth can be traced back to its source: the phallic identities of men.
  • Robert Cialdini
    Robert Cialdini
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    By concentrating our attention on the effect rather than the causes, we can avoid the laborious, nearly impossible task of trying to detect and deflect the many psychological influences on liking.
  • King Whitney
    King Whitney
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    Change has a considerable psychological impact on the human mind. To the fearful it is threatening because it means that things may get worse. To the hopeful it is encouraging because things may get better. To the confident it is inspiring because the challenge exists to make things better.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
    Barbara Ehrenreich
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    Crime seems to change character when it crosses a bridge or a tunnel. In the city, crime is taken as emblematic of class and race. In the suburbs, though, it's intimate and psychological - resistant to generalization, a mystery of the individual soul.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    Defined in psychological terms, a fanatic is a man who consciously over-compensates a secret doubt.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    He knew the precise psychological moment when to say nothing.
  • Abraham H. Maslow
    Abraham H. Maslow
    American psychologist 1908-1970
    Abraham H. Maslow
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    Human beings seem to be far more autonomous and self-governed than modern psychological theory allows for.
    Source: Motivation and Personality (1954) p. 123
  • Anthony Holden
    Anthony Holden
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    I think her friends were worried that the bulimia might come back, about some psychological slide, and she was given breathing space to some extent by the media as much as she ever has been.
  • Maxwell Maltz
    Maxwell Maltz
    American surgeon and author 1899-1975
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    It is an old psychological axiom that constant exposure to the object of fear immunizes against the fear.
  • Anne Tyler
    Anne Tyler
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    It seems to me that good novels celebrate the mystery in ordinary life, and summing it all up in psychological terms strips the mystery away.
  • Richard D. Rosen
    Richard D. Rosen
    American author
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    It's apparent that we can't proceed any further without a name for this institutionalized garrulousness, this psychological patter, this need to catalogue the ego's condition. Let's call it psychobabble, this spirit which now tyrannizes conversation in the seventies.
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