Albert Ellis Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Albert Ellis quotes, Albert Ellis sayings, and Albert Ellis proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

You largely constructed your depression. It wasn't given to you. Therefore, you can deconstruct it. Albert Ellis
By not caring too much about what people think, I'm able to think for myself and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular. And I succeed. Albert Ellis
By not caring too much about what people think, I'm able to think for myself and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular. And I succeed. Albert Ellis
By not caring too much about what people think, I'm able to think for myself and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular. And I succeed. Albert Ellis
You largely constructed your depression. It wasn't given to you. Therefore, you can deconstruct it. Albert Ellis
The art of love is largely the art of persistence. Albert Ellis
People don't just get upset. They contribute to their upsetness. Albert Ellis
People and things do not upset us. Rather, we upset ourselves by believing that they can upset us. Albert Ellis
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. Albert Ellis
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. Albert Ellis
People have motives and thoughts of which they are unaware. Albert Ellis
Strong feelings are fine; it's the overreactions that mess us up. Albert Ellis
The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. Albert Ellis
If something is irrational, that means it won't work. It's usually unrealistic. Albert Ellis
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. Albert Ellis
Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between the sexes Albert Ellis
People got insights into what was bothering them, but they hardly did a damn thing to change. Albert Ellis
Rational beliefs bring us closer to getting good results in the real world. Albert Ellis
Freud had a gene for inefficiency, and I think I have a gene for efficiency. Albert Ellis
I don't recommend that people speak their minds to their bosses or to somebody who's directly over them. You need to know when to speak your mind and what the penalty will be for doing so. Sometimes it's worth it, and often it's not! Albert Ellis