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Famous and Funny Psychology Quotes

– “Behavioral psychology is the science of pulling habits out of rats.” – Douglas Busch

– “Psychology is the science of the act of experiencing, and deals with the whole system of such acts as they make up mental life.” – Samuel Alexander

– “Psychoanalysis is confession without absolution.” – G.K. Chesterton

– “Like all science, psychology is knowledge; and like science again, it is knowledge of a definite thing, the mind.” – James M. Baldwin

– “A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.” – Paul Dudley White

– “The aim of psychoanalysis is to relieve people of their neurotic unhappiness so that they can be normally unhappy.” – Sigmund Freud

– “A psychiatrist asks a lot of expensive questions your wife asks for nothing.” – Joey Adams

– “There are cases where psychoanalysis works worse than anything else. But who said that psychoanalysis was to be applied always and everywhere.” – C.G. Jung

– “There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.” – Ben Williams

– “Psychology keeps trying to vindicate human nature. History keeps undermining the effort.” – Mason Cooley

– “A wonderful discovery, psychoanalysis. Makes quite simple people feel they’re complex.” – S.N. Behrman

– “Psychology has a long past, but only a short history.” – Hermann Ebbinghaus

– “A neurotic is a man who builds a castle in the air. A psychotic is the man who lives in it. A psychiatrist is the man who collects the rent.” – Jerome Lawrence

– “The two main hazards of psychoanalysis: that it might fail, and that if it succeeds, you’ll never be able to forgive yourself for all those wasted years.” – Mignon McLaughlin

– “The purpose of psychology is to give us a completely different idea of the things we know best.” – Paul Valéry

– “Psychiatry is probably the single most destructive force that has affected the American society within the last fifty years.” – Thomas S. Szasz

– “Psychoanalysis can provide a theory of ‘progress,’ but only by viewing history as a neurosis.” – Norman O. Brown, Life Against Death

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