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A loser doesn't know what he'll do if he loses, but talks about what he'll do if he wins, and a winner doesn't talk about what he'll do if he wins, but knows what he'll do if he loses.
The moment a little boy is concerned with which is a jay and which is a sparrow, he can no longer see the birds or hear them sing.
Awareness requires living in the here and now, and not in the elsewhere, the past or the future.
Each person designs his own life, freedom gives him the power to carry out his own designs, and power gives the freedom to interfere with the designs of others.
Awareness means the capacity to see a coffeepot and hear the birds sing in one's own way and not the way one was taught.
The destiny of every human being is decided by what goes on inside his skull when confronted by what goes on outside his skull.
Games people play: the psychology of human relationships.
Such a woman is called "Mother's FRIEND" always ready to give judicious Parental advice and living vicariously on the experience of others
A healthy person goes "Yes," "No," and "Whoopee!" An unhealthy person goes "Yes, but," "No, but," and "No whoopee."
The eternal problem of the human being is how to structure his waking hours
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It is just as cowardly to judge an absent person as it is wicked to strike a defenseless one. Only the ignorant and narrow-minded gossip, for they speak of persons instead of things.
May 10, 1910
July 15, 1970
Eric Berne was a Canadian-born psychiatrist who, in the middle of the 20th century, created the theory of transactional analysis as a way of explaining human behavior.
Games People Play (1964)
What do you say after you say hello?
Transactional analysis in psychotherapy (1961)
Sex in human loving (1970)
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