Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Melvyn Kinder

American Psychologist and Author

"In the last twenty years we have developed this treadmill mentality. We think that by always reaching higher, accomplishing more - more money, a better body, the perfect mate - that we will automatically be happy. That’s an illusion. All this reaching is just making us crazy. We need to rest."

"Are you living to work or working to live?"

"Solitude can be frightening because it invites us to meet a stranger we think we may not want to know--ourselves."