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  The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.  
 -  Alfred Adler
  

  It is one of the most effective attitudes of the neurotic to measure thumbs down, so to speak, a real person by an ideal, since in doing so he can depreciate him as much as he wishes.  
 -  Alfred Adler
  

  Death is really a great blessing for humanity without it there could be no real progress. People who lived for ever would not any hamper and discourage the young, but they would themselves lack sufficient stimulus to be creative.  
 -  Alfred Adler
  

  Death is really a great blessing for humanity, without it there could be no real progress. People who lived for ever would not only hamper and discourage the young, but they would themselves lack sufficient stimulus to be creative.  
 -  Alfred Adler
  

  The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced, the more powerful is the urge to conquest and the more violent the emotional agitation.  
 -  Alfred Adler
  

  Every therapeutic cure, and still more, any awkward attempt to show the patient the truth, tears him from the cradle of his freedom from responsibility and must therefore reckon with the most vehement resistance.  
 -  Alfred Adler
  

  Our modern states are preparing for war without even knowing the future enemy.  
 -  Alfred Adler
  

  We must never neglect the patient's own use of his symptoms.  
 -  Alfred Adler
  

  The educator must believe in the potential power of his pupil, and he must employ all his art in seeking to bring his pupil to experience this power.  
 -  Alfred Adler
  

  God who is eternally complete, who directs the stars, who is the master of fates, who elevates man from his lowliness to Himself, who speaks from the cosmos to every single human soul, is the most brilliant manifestation of the goal of perfection.  
 -  Alfred Adler
  

  Death is really a great blessing for humanity, without it there could be no real progress. People who lived for ever would not only hamper and discourage the young, but they would themselves lack sufficient stimulus to be creative.  
 -  Alfred Adler
  

  There is only one reason for an individual to side-step to the useless side : the fear of a defeat on the useful side.  
 -  Alfred Adler
  

  The test of one's behavior pattern is their relationship to society, relationship to work and relationship to sex.  
 -  Alfred Adler
  

  The science of the mind can only have for its proper goal the understanding of human nature by every human being, and through its use, brings peace to every human soul.  
 -  Alfred Adler
  

  God who is eternally complete, who directs the stars, who is the master of fates, who elevates man from his lowliness to Himself, who speaks from the cosmos to every single human soul, is the most brilliant manifestation of the goal of perfection.  
 -  Alfred Adler
  

  The science of the mind can only have for its proper goal the understanding of human nature by every human being, and through its use, brings peace to every human soul.  
 -  Alfred Adler
  

  The style of life is a unity because it has grown out of the difficulties of early life and out of the striving for a goal.  
 -  Alfred Adler