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Rollo May Quotes

Rollo May Quotes & Quotations
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    Care is a state in which something does matter; it is the source of human tenderness. Rollo-MayRollo May
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    Courage is not the absence of despair; it is, rather, the capacity to move ahead in spite of despair. Rollo-MayRollo May
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    Depression is the inability to construct a future. Rollo-MayRollo May
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    Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves. Rollo-MayRollo May
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    Hate is not the opposite of love; apathy is. Rollo-MayRollo May
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    Human freedom involves our capacity to pause, to choose the one response toward which we wish to throw our weight. Rollo-MayRollo May
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    If we admit our depression openly and freely, those around us get from it an experience of freedom rather than the depression itself. Rollo-MayRollo May
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    If you do not express your own original ideas, if you do not listen to your own being, you will have betrayed yourself. Rollo-MayRollo May
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    It is an ironic habit of human beings to run faster when we have lost our way. Rollo-MayRollo May
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    It requires greater courage to preserve inner freedom, to move on in one's inward journey into new realms, than to stand defiantly for outer freedom. It is often easier to play the martyr, as it is to be rash in battle. Rollo-MayRollo May
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    Joy, rather than happiness, is the goal of life, for joy is the emotion which accompanies our fulfilling our natures as human beings. It is based on the experience of one's identity as a being of worth and dignity. Rollo-MayRollo May
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    Life comes from physical survival; but the good life comes from what we care about. Rollo-MayRollo May
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    The opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice, it is conformity. Rollo-MayRollo May