“The mind’s direction is more important than its progress.”

Oplossingsgerichte Quotes

“Problem talk creates problems, Solution talk creates solutions”

Steve de Shazer (1940-2005)
American therapist and co-founder of the Solution Focused Therapy Model

“That’s a way to see it and there is also another way to see it”

Insoo Kim Berg (1935-2007)
Korean-American therapist and co-founder of the Solution Focused Therapy Model

“The answers you get depend upon the questions you ask”

Thomas Kuhn (1922-1987)
American physicist and philosopher of science

“The classifications made by philosophers and psychologists are like trying to classify clouds by their shape”

Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951)
Austrian-British philosopher

“Science, like art, religion, commerce, warfare, and even sleep, is based on presuppositions”

Gregory Bateson (1904-1980)
British-American antropologist, social scientist and liguist

“The belief that one’s own view of reality is the only reality is the most dangerous of all delusions”

Paul Watzlawick (1921-2007)
Austrian-American psychologist and lecturer

“The mind’s direction is more important than its progress”

Joseph Joubert (1754-1824)
French philosopher

“We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them”

Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
German-Swiss-American theoretical physicist

“If you are not prepared to look at your pupils strength’s, don’t touch their weaknesses”

Reuven Feuerstein (1921-2014)
Romanian-Israeli developmental and cognitive psychologist

“You Cannot Teach A Man Anything. You Can Only Help Him To Find It For Himself”

Galileo Galilei (1564-1642)
Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer and philosopher

“When you follow your bliss, and by bliss I mean the deep sense of being in it….you follow that, and doors will open where you would not have thought there would be doors and…where there wouldn’t be a door for anyone else…”

Joseph Campbell (1904 – 1987)
American mythologist, writer and lecturer

“You sort of start thinking anyting’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve”

Joanne Rowling 
British writer

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore… Dream… Discover”

Mark Twain (1835-1910)
American lecturer and writer

“You are that what you cannot lose”

Gerrit Komrij (1944-2012)
Dutch writer and poet

“Every person’s map of the world is as unique as their thumbprint. There are no two people alike. No two people who understand the same sentence the same way… So in dealing with people, you try not to fit them to your concept of what they should be”

Milton Erickson (1901-1980)
American psychiatrist and psychotherapist

“Only put of until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone”

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Spanish painter, sculptor and ceramicist

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there”

Mohamed Jalal ad-Din Rumi (1207-1273)
Persian mystic and poet

“A therapist should avoid any theory that attempts to explain everything, one that leads to philosophical speculation rather than action, one that does not generate hope””

Jay Haley (1923-2007)
American therapist and author

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