Fritz Künkel

Fritz
Künkel
1889
1956

German Psychiatrist, American Psychologist, Social Scientist, created "We-Psychology"

Author Quotes

To be mature means to face, and not evade, every fresh crisis that comes.

Immense hidden powers seem to lurk in the unconscious depths of even the most common man - indeed, of all people without exception. It is these powers, when put under pressure, that are responsible for all great creative efforts. The men who make history are those who - consciously or unconsciously - turn the switch on the inner switchboards of human character. Pour out all your fears and anxieties, malicious joy and greed and hatred, and you will be astonished at the terrific amount of power which is pent up in your unconscious mind. We can release this power and transform it from negative into positive power, only by bringing into the open, into the light of consciousness, and by accepting ourselves as we are, even though the mountains of debts seem to crush us. This is the principle of honesty. And it is clear that it can be applied only if connected with the principle of faith.

To love means to decide independently to live with an equal partner, and to subordinate oneself to the formulation of a new subject, a “we.”

If vices are diseases, they cease to be vices, and theology in sending the drunkard or the gambler to the physician, relinquishes its last connection with reality: the ethical task.

Author Picture
First Name
Fritz
Last Name
Künkel
Birth Date
1889
Death Date
1956
Bio

German Psychiatrist, American Psychologist, Social Scientist, created "We-Psychology"