Nathaniel Branden

If you want the cooperation of others in the pursuit of your goals, you must provide them reasons meaningful in terms of their interests and needs; you must offer them values of some kind; your wants per se are not a claim on anyone.

— Nathaniel Branden

The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.”

“A woman in love will do almost anything for a man, except give up the desire to improve him.”

In a world in which the total of human knowledge is doubling about every ten years, our security can rest only on our ability to learn

 

For the rational, psychologically healthy man, the desire for pleasure is the desire to celebrate his control over reality. For the neurotic, the desire for pleasure is the desire to escape from reality.
– Nathaniel Branden | Happiness Quotes
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There is overwhelming evidence that the higher the level of self-esteem, the more likely one will treat others with respect, kindness, and generosity. People who do not experience self-love have little or no capacity to love others.
– Nathaniel Branden | Self-Acceptance Quotes


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