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Carl Rogers in Wikipedia
The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction not a destination.
The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.
If we value independence, if we are disturbed by the growing conformity of knowledge, of values, of attitudes, which our present system induces, then we may wish to set up conditions of learning which make for uniqueness, for self-direction, and for self-initiated learning.
The very essence of the creative is its novelty, and hence we have no standard by which to judge it.
The facts are always friendly, every bit of evidence one can acquire, in any area, leads one that much closer to what is true.
Like this gas tank, you are overflowing with preconceptions, full of useless knowledge. You hold many facts and opinions, yet know little of yourself. Before you can learn, you'll have to first empty your tank.
You can't go by football math (in trying to figure out who's going to win). We beat Clare 28-0, and they beat them 24-14. We scored 50-some points on Beaverton, and they scored 49. ... This is one of those games where football math doesn't work.
If you just learn a single trick, Scout, you'll get along a lot better with all kinds of folks. You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view . . . until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.