Carl Rogers Quotes

- Notable Carl Rogers Quotes Index -

Born: January 8, 1902, Oak Park, Illinois, U.S.
Birth Country: USA
Died: San Diego, California, U.S., February 4, 1987
Occupation: Academic

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I believe that the testing of the student's achievements in order to see if he meets some criterion held by the teacher, is directly contrary to the implications of therapy for significant learning.
- Carl Rogers

2.
In a person who is open to experience each stimulus is freely relayed through the nervous system, without being distorted by any process of defensiveness.
- Carl Rogers

3.
In my early professional years I was asking the question: How can I treat, or cure, or change this person? Now I would phrase the question in this way: How can I provide a relationship which this person may use for his own personal growth?
- Carl Rogers

4.
The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.
- Carl Rogers

5.
The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction not a destination.
- Carl Rogers

6.
The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.
- Carl Rogers

7.
The very essence of the creative is its novelty, and hence we have no standard by which to judge it.
- Carl Rogers

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