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Karl A. Menninger
(1893-1990) born on
Jul 23
US psychiatrist. He pioneered popularization of psychiatry and reform of mental hospitals by using group practice methods; co-founded Menninger Clinic and Foundation.
         
   
F
One of the most untruthful things possible, you know, is a collection of facts, because they can be made to appear so many different ways.

R
To "know thyself" must mean to know the malignancy of one's own instincts and to know, as well, one's power to deflect it.
A
Man can't help hoping even if he is a scientist. He can only hope more accurately.
N
Unrest of the spirit is a mark of life; one problem after another presents itself and in the solving of them we can find our greatest pleasure.
K
The voice of intelligence. . . is drowned out by the roar of fear. It is ignored by the voice of desire. It is contradicted by the voice of shame. It is biased by hate and extinguished by anger. Most of all it is silenced by ignorance.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "2,715 One-Line Quotations for Speakers, Writers & Raconteurs," by Edward F. Murphy, 1981.
R: In "Vogue," Jun 1961.
A: "Love Against Hate."
N: "Take Your Choice" in "This Week Magazine," 16 Oct 1949.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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