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Karl Menninger

It is doubtless true that religion has been the world’s psychiatrist throughout the centuries.

It is doubtless true that religion has been the world’s psychiatrist throughout the centuries.

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Karl Menninger

One of the most untruthful things possible, you know, is a collection of facts, because they can be made to appear so many different ways.

One of the most untruthful things possible, you know, is a collection of facts, because they can be made to appear so many different ways.

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Karl Menninger

To “know thyself” must mean to know the malignancy of one’s own instincts and to know, as well, one’s power to deflect it.

To “know thyself” must mean to know the malignancy of one’s own instincts and to know, as well, one’s power to deflect it.

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Karl Menninger

Man can’t help hoping even if he is a scientist. He can only hope more accurately.

Man can’t help hoping even if he is a scientist. He can only hope more accurately.

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Karl Menninger

Unrest of the spirit is a mark of life; one problem after another presents itself and in the solving of them we can find our greatest pleasure.

Unrest of the spirit is a mark of life; one problem after another presents itself and in the solving of them we can find our greatest pleasure.

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Karl Menninger

The voice of intelligence … is drowned out by the roar of fear. It is ignored by the voice of desire. It is contradicted by the voice of shame. It is biased by hate and extinguished by anger. Most of all it is silenced by ignorance.

The voice of intelligence … is drowned out by the roar of fear. It is ignored by the voice of desire. It is contradicted by the voice of shame. It is biased by hate and extinguished by anger. Most of all it is silenced by ignorance.