The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.
The art of love is largely the art of persistence.
Life is serious but art is fun- John Irving
A book without words is like love without a kiss; it's empty.- Andrew Wolfe
I have so much hate that it has turned into love.- Margaret Cho
Still, that's the point of love; you love someone despite their flaws.- Sophie Kinsella
For love is no part of the dreamworld. Love belongs to desire, and desire is always cruel.- Neil Gaiman
|Birth:||27th September, 1913|
|Death:||24th July, 2004|
Albert Ellis (September 27, 1913 – July 24, 2007) was an American psychologist who in 1955 developed Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT). He held M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in clinical psychology from Columbia University and American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP). He also founded and was the president emeritus of the New York City-based Albert Ellis Institute.He is generally considered to be one of the originators of the cognitive revolutionary paradigm shift in psychotherapy and the founder of cognitive-behavioral therapies. Based on a 1982 professional survey of U.S. and Canadian psychologists, he was considered as the second most influential psychotherapist in history (Carl Rogers ranked first in the survey; Sigmund Freud was ranked third).Prior to his death, Psychology Today described him as the “greatest living psychologist.
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