Top 101 Psyche Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Psyche Quotes from famous people such as Paul Auster, Konkona Sen Sharma, Richard Brake, Richard Linklater, Conor McPherson, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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I really, truly believe that writing comes out of the body; of course, the mind is working as well, but it’s a double thing and that doubleness is united. I mean, you can’t separate persona from psyche; you just can’t do it.
Paul Auster
Stars are a part of our emotional psyche, but audiences should also support a good indie film which may not have a big star.
Konkona Sen Sharma
Obviously, the Night’s King is clearly a symbol of something very unpleasant in our psyche, and he even raises wights from the dead, which is probably everybody’s worst fear, being actually used after we’re dead.
Richard Brake
The best thing for your psyche as you try to accomplish anything, really, is to just concentrate on all the little things. And not just as a means to an end, but truly enjoy them.
Richard Linklater
I have a theory about Ireland, being at the edge of Europe. For 1,000 years, people didn’t know what was beyond. But we thought about it – a lot. And that ‘beyond’ became internalized in our psyche.
Conor McPherson
Fear comes from your past observations. That fear settles inside you. It becomes your psyche. Something triggers it and it fuels that subconscious. There is no logic to it.
Asking the proper questions is the central action of transformation. Questions are the key that causes the secret doors of the psyche to swing open.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes
I don’t see why, if you look at how the Australian culture and psyche is, that we can’t be amongst the most generous, from the grassroots up, nations in the world.
Andrew Forrest
Between yellow ribbon magnets, patriotic anthems at sports games and corporate marketing campaigns, the rhetoric that those in uniform are protecting freedom is hammered into the psyche of Americans at every turn.
Abby Martin
I’ve always been a huge fan of thrillers like David Fincher’s ‘Se7en.’ I am fascinated by the disturbing, dark underbelly of life. I find such films deeply engrossing. They delve deep into the human psyche, and that’s a place worth exploring.
Emraan Hashmi
Hometown Aerosmith fans are different from other Aerosmith fans, and that mainly has to do with Joe Perry. It’s tough to overstate his strange grip on the local psyche. Tyler is a star who belongs to the whole world, but Perry, that dude belongs to Boston.
Rob Sheffield
Is it possible that the collective global psyche of the world is like an overloaded modem and can no longer meaningfully communicate, comprehend, or listen to anything or anyone else?
Mark Goulston
Western ghosts are evil, but Korean ghosts are about making peace. That is part of our Korean psyche.
Min-sik Choi
You know when you throw a party, you think people will show up and no one will like each other. It’s like that with music – parts of your musical psyche have never met other parts. You wonder if you should get them together.
Tom Waits
Just as the body goes into shock after a physical trauma, so does the human psyche go into shock after the impact of a major loss.
Anne Grant
I just think that it’s very helpful to have a map of your psyche, because when you have a map, you know where to go.
There’s a call to adventure. It’s something in the inner psyche of humanity, particularly males.
Gary Gygax
The entire political system is contrary to everything a feminine heart stands for. It lacks inclusion. It lacks tenderness toward children. It lacks honor for relationships. It lacks reverence for the earth. It lacks love. And without those things, the feminine psyche disconnects.
Marianne Williamson
Given that his rousing speeches play on a perpetual loop somewhere in the back of the national psyche, and the bulk of the country is unshakable in its view of Churchill as the greatest of British heroes, how can the historian see him with any clarity?
David Olusoga
Although technical discussions are interesting to composers, I suspect that the truly magical and spiritual powers of music arise from deeper levels of our psyche.
George Crumb
I use my film-making to work through my deep questions and my deep problems. I think I could watch each film and tell you exactly which part of my psyche I’m trying to work out.
George Clooney
I’ve been in a lot of big fights, so I can’t psyche myself out, like, ‘Oh, this is a big fight.’
Danny Garcia
I like clothes. I really do. I like going through colors, in a way. I go, ‘Greens, man. Greens. Oh, yellow. This yellow feels good.’ So it shapes your psyche in a way. But I don’t think about it too much, even though I’m interested in it.
Devendra Banhart
I don’t watch horror films, because I don’t want those images in my psyche, and I resent having them forced on me before a movie of my choosing.
Rebecca Serle
If Obama came by his liberalism in the faculty lounge, then sure, he can see it hasn’t worked, and he can modify it. But if Obama got his formative ideas when he was very young, and if they are the result of his traumatic relationship with his father, then they are built into his psyche.
Dinesh D’Souza
I had always thought my fantasy career would be making indie films and doing my own thing. But then ‘Superbad’ came along, and it totally changed everything. It was so hilarious and smart and extreme; you could probably do a psychoanalysis term paper on the male sexual psyche going on there.
Greg Mottola
In the States everyone aspires to be middle class. It’s so engrained into the American psyche: As long as you work hard you’re going to be rich some day. The history of Britain is that if you’re born working class, you’re going to stay there, although that is changing.
Nigel Cole
There are some great shows that come and go really fast, either because the network doesn’t give them a chance or they just don’t grab on to the psyche of the country quickly enough.
Lisa Edelstein
Kafka is not interested in documenting the manners and mores of any particular place; he is not interested in probing the psyche of individual characters.
John Kessel
I’ve always used poetry to explain myself to myself. These things just sat in my psyche and then came out.
Jonathan Galassi
I can’t get into the underlying psyche of someone like Robin Williams, but he was at that level of fame where he was somewhat self-protective.
Alan Menken
The work that must be done for each woman to reconnect

The work that must be done for each woman to reconnect with her psyche and to give herself a chance to live her own life is essentially the same. The realization of the equality of all races, the equality of all beings is essential.
Betty Buckley
The speed of change today is faster than the human psyche seems able to handle, and it’s increasingly difficult to reconcile the rhythms of our personal lives with the rapidity of a twenty-four-hour news cycle.
Marianne Williamson
I love boating – not flash, ‘noisy go fast’ nonsense, but the general relaxation of it. My wife and I love to get in our little Wellcraft and go as far out to sea as we can, hopefully beyond land. That is the best thing you can ever do. It clears your psyche.
John Lydon
I want to turn my attention to movies about love relationships. Exploring the female psyche – there ought to be some interesting discoveries there. Love stories. If you do it right, people want to hear romantic dialog.
Sylvester Stallone
If I hadn’t been an actress, I was thinking seriously about going into psychology. It’s just really what I’m interested in: the human psyche and how we process information.
Claire Danes
Being charitable provides a boost to your psyche that is tough to replicate in any other way. But note that although any charity will happily take your money, you can give in other ways and still reap the same happiness reward. Volunteering and donating your old or unused belongings have the same result.
Jean Chatzky
The process of playing a character as dark as Omar Saeed Sheikh is disturbing. So you have to mentally also be in that psyche, that state of mind. So, it was not easy. I was trying to cultivate a lot of anger and hatred in me while portraying him, because that’s what I read and heard about him.
Rajkummar Rao
I’d like to write about whatever is going on with me at that point of time or situations I’m – which I’m sure a lot of people can relate with. I mean, I’m a deep person. I’d like to dig deep into the psyche, but at the same time, you make things that are gonna lift everyone up.
William Singe
I would say being in that institution – that psyche ward, or whatever it was. That was really creepy because it was a real place from like the early 1900s.
Jay Hernandez
We, America, elected Trump. Putin didn’t do it, nor the trolls in St. Petersburg with their zillions of busy bots. They may well have plucked certain strings in the national psyche – played us like a dimestore ukulele – but we were keen to be plucked.
Ben Fountain
The soles of Neil Armstrong’s boots on the moon made permanent impressions on our souls and in our national psyche. Ann and I watched those steps together on her parent’s sofa. Like all Americans we went to bed that night knowing we lived in the greatest country in the history of the world. God bless Neil Armstrong.
Mitt Romney
We’re seeing more of the female psyche on screen than we used to.
Asher Keddie
Heroes are a way to remove yourself from what may be difficult concepts to talk about in your life. They’re a way to get some distance and have an experience in a theater where you’re confronting those issues in a way that’s safer for your psyche.
Joe Russo
I think I’m blessed with a pretty tough psyche.
Harry Dean Stanton
To have a little recognition, that is very nice, you dig. It is good for the ego, for the psyche.
Dexter Gordon
Whole Foods is a wonderland molded to accommodate the psyche of the socially-responsible, guilt-ridden liberal – the crunchy Kucinich capitalist.
Andrew Breitbart
For the liespotter who knows how to listen well, the random words, sounds, and phrases in a person’s speech are never as random as they seem. They offer a clear sightline into the liar’s psyche.
Pamela Meyer