Karen Horney, born Danielsen

Karen
Horney, born Danielsen
1855
1952

American Psychoanalyst

Author Quotes

No one … can entirely step out of his time, that despite his keenness of vision his thinking is in many ways bound to be influenced by the mentality of his time.

Rationalization may be defined as self-deception by reasoning.

If you want to be proud of yourself, then do things in which you can take pride.

The many-faceted thing called love succeeds in building bridges from the loneliness on this shore to the loneliness on the other one. These bridges can be of great beauty, but they are rarely built for eternity, and frequently they cannot tolerate too heavy a burden without collapsing.

It would not be going too far to assert that… conflict confronts every woman who ventures upon a career of her own and hwo is… unwilling to pay for her daring with the renunciation of her femininity.

Love is clutched at in preference to the laborious process of changing from within.

Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression.

Fortunately [psycho]analysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life itself will still remain a very effective therapist.

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First Name
Karen
Last Name
Horney, born Danielsen
Birth Date
1855
Death Date
1952
Bio

American Psychoanalyst