Hope is both the earliest and the most indispensable virtue inherent in the state of being alive. If life is to be sustained hope must remain, even where confidence is wounded, trust impaired.
Farms and in castles, in homes, studies, and cloisters — where sensible people manage to live relatively lusty and decent lives, as moral as they must be, as free as they may be, and as masterly as they can be. If we only knew it, this elusive arrangement is happiness.
Personality, too, is destiny.
The sense of identity provides the ability to experience one’s self as something that has continuity and sameness, and to act accordingly.
- Erich Fromm German Psychologist
- Howard Gardner American Psychologist
- Abraham Maslow American Psychologist
- Bruno Bettelheim Austrian-born American Psychologist
- Carl Rogers American Psychologist
- Martin Seligman American Psychologist
- B. F. Skinner American Psychologist
- Orval Hobart Mowrer American Psychologist
- Timothy Leary American Psychologist
- George W. Crane American Psychologist