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Thomas Szasz has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Age Courage Education God Happiness Humor Intelligence Leadership Learning Men Nature Parenting Relationship Religion Respect Science Society Teacher Time Wisdom

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What are the top most famous quotes by Thomas Szasz?

Here are the top most famous quotes by Thomas Szasz.

  • Adulthood is the ever-shrinking period between childhood and old age. It is the apparent aim of modern industrial societies to reduce this period to a minimum.
  • Clear thinking requires courage rather than intelligence.
  • Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer injury to our self- esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their self-importance, learn so easily; and why older people, especially if vain or arrogant, cannot learn at all.
  • If you talk to God, you are praying If God talks to you, you have schizophrenia.
  • Happiness is an imaginary condition, formerly attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults.
  • Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time; serenity, that nothing is.
  • If you talk to God, you are praying; if God talks to you, you have schizophrenia.
  • Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one's self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily.
  • Narcissist: psychoanalytic term for the person who loves himself more than his analyst considered to be the manifestation of a dire mental disease whose successful treatment depends on the patient learning to love the analyst more and himself less.
  • Punishment is now unfashionable... because it creates moral distinctions among men, which, to the democratic mind, are odious. We prefer a meaningless collective guilt to a meaningful individual responsibility.
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