Top 305 Psychological Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Psychological Quotes from famous people such as Adrian McKinty, Kip Thorne, Meg Rosoff, Tara Stiles, Marianne Williamson, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I think if you grow up in a culture where the army is o

I think if you grow up in a culture where the army is out on the street sighting you with rifles, it has to have some kind of psychological impact.
Adrian McKinty
The human race has a yearning to explore. That’s part of our biological and psychological makeup.
Kip Thorne
I’d like to think life has improved since 1850, despite the long hours we all seem to spend slaving over hot computers, but the psychological journeys remain the same – the search for love, identity, a meaningful place in the world.
Meg Rosoff
Living, breathing, and being present is the practice that can lead us to having a full and authentic in-the-body experience. If we can shift our perspective from being separate to being part of it all, psychological hang-ups, insecurities, fears, and disorders dissolve.
Tara Stiles
I think the heartbreak of September 11 – America’s grief not only over the loss of life but also the loss of our own innocence – has expanded us as people because it has tenderized our hearts. On a psychological level, the American people have matured as a result of that awful day.
Marianne Williamson
Most claims you read about psychological manipulation are rubbish.
Dominic Cummings
And what classical music does best and must always do more, is to show this kind of transformation of moods, to show a very wide psychological voyage. And I think that’s something that we as classical musicians have underestimated.
Michael Tilson Thomas
I was fired at the pinnacle of my career, on my 39th birthday. And in the year that followed, I learned that there are many psychological phases of being ‘let go.’
Mika Brzezinski
When I did these psychological characters like the drug addicts, the ones who were rejected and dejected, I started to feel a sort of melancholia which was very unnatural for me to have at a teenage. Then I avoided those characters.
Kangana Ran
Literature has become too psychological.
Karan Mahajan
‘Ralph’s Party’ was supposed to be a psychological thriller, but I fell in love with all my characters and wanted only the best for them.
Lisa Jewell
There are words I don’t want to say in my music. Some will say: ‘Don’t forget me.’ I prefer: ‘Always remember me.’ I’m very wordy and psychological.
My nature is to try and look past apparent truths, to pull back layers and understand the psychological motives behind phenomena.
Bennett Miller
All psychological research is completely barred by the interpretations of the psychoanalysts. Everything happens in the unconscious, and I don’t know what this unconscious is.
Nathalie Sarraute
Men want to think women don’t cheat, and women want men to think they don’t cheat, and therefore the sexes have been playing a little psychological game with each other.
Helen Fisher
There’s been very little writing about speech impediments, even though it’s this huge psychological barrier.
David Mitchell
When you’re making a psychological thriller, what you need to do is have an audience on shifting sand so they’re never quite sure where they are.
Mark Strong
Thanks to an immersive lifestyle that involves Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, we’ve created a psychological three-sided mirror for our social impact on others.
Greg Gutfeld
People feel a great deal of their wealth or lack thereof in their home value. Despite the fact they’re living there and not going to sell it per se, it does have a big psychological effect.
Mellody Hobson
Other psychological theories say a good deal about compensation.
Allen Tate
I call myself ‘Christ-leaning,’ but that’s primarily psychological.
Pete Holmes
The term ‘psychological thriller’ is an elastic one these days, tagged liberally on to any story of suspense that explores motivations while keeping blood and chainsaws to a minimum.
Susie Dent
I am very concerned about the environment and psychological health of this beautiful planet.
Cornel Wilde
Political leaders can help change the psychological climate which affects the quality of relationships among people.
Ehud Olmert
I think the one thing this picture shows that’s new is the psychological disproportion of the kids’ demands on the parents. Parents are often at fault, but the kids have some work to do, too.
James Dean
I realized that I didn’t think I could stand the psychological battering that actors have to withstand. I just felt I wasn’t cut out for that kind of self-promotion.
Phyllida Lloyd
There’s so much information out there. There are written biographies of Gavaskar and Kapil Dev, there are interviews, and we have had the benefit of meeting these players. There’s a physical and psychological aspect, and combining these two is what will help ’83’ connect with the millenials and cricket lovers.
Tahir Raj Bhasin
You can be chased home or hit or called names or spit on, and it’s over. You have the memory of it, but it’s very different from the emotional and psychological experience of feeling invisible, of not learning the confidence to stand up in class and speak.
Chirlane McCray
I always give much attention to military character and to psychological and morale conditions.
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
Most horror films fail to scare me. I think ‘The Ring’ plays more as a psychological thriller. It’s smarter, there’s more character development and some of the themes explored go a little deeper.
Martin Henderson
You see, my version of why anyone would want to become an actor is that it’s some psychological fixation, something that happened in puberty that you didn’t outgrow in time, which is normal. Nevertheless, if you make it a profession, it can be really neurotic.
Christoph Waltz
All the pictures I do are contemporary. I've sort of di

All the pictures I do are contemporary. I’ve sort of discovered I haven’t really been into science fiction or period pictures. And so, in that vein, psychological thrillers play a big part.
Michael Douglas
Green exercise improves psychological health.
Richard Louv
Life coaching, the mental and physical well-being of footballers, is going to be really important. I don’t mean necessarily in a deep psychological way. But they’re surrounded by a lot of people. Important people, seemingly. Not always. But important in their worlds. They’re mini companies.
Sean Dyche
For psychological purposes the most important differences in conation are those in virtue of which the object is revealed as sensed or perceived or imaged or remembered or thought.
Samuel Alexander
We always talk about how you have to build a brand from the inside out, not the outside in. Brands are not wrappers. Brands are based on the values of the founders, and then they spread to the people who work for the company, and then that psychological contract is spread to the customer.
Dan Levitan
Just as we acquaint ourselves with materials, and just as we must understand functions, we must become familiar with the psychological and spiritual factors of the day. No cultural activity is possible otherwise, for we are dependent on the spirit of our time.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
That freedom that Picasso afforded himself, to be an artist in a huge number of ways, seems to be a huge psychological liberation.
Anish Kapoor
I suppose every filmmaker, at least the filmmakers I really like, are amateur psychologists to a degree. Or they come from a psychological approach, I guess.
Lynne Ramsay
The psychological basis of the metropolitan type of individuality consists in the intensification of nervous stimulation which results from the swift and uninterrupted change of outer and inner stimuli.
Georg Simmel
It’s as if a psychological norm is being established whereby comments left online are part of a video game and not real life. It’s as if we’ve all forgotten that there’s a real person on the other end, reading and being hurt by our vitriol.
Milo Yiannopoulos
I write with a mouse, because it has no psychological associations or memories or habits associated with it.
Fred Frith
I began to speak well at a very advanced age – 15, 16, 17 years old. It was psychological: the trauma of war, my family and growing up on my own. I was more or less a street kid.
Roberto Cavalli
If you play ‘Fortnite’ and you’re over the age of 13 years old, you’ve got a psychological problem. There’s something wrong with you.
Dr. Disrespect
Observational studies show that exercise, nutritional supplements and reducing psychological stress can help. Chronic high stress and smoking can lead to accelerated telomere shortening.
Elizabeth Blackburn
One can’t live mindfully without being enmeshed in psychological processes that are around us.
Philip Zimbardo
I do like the dark, gritty psychological thrillers, but sometimes we need a little respite from that.
Adrian Dunbar
I think part of the way in which kids develop emotional and psychological resiliency is by having some independence.
Kim Brooks
What I’ve come to believe is that psychological advice isn’t worth much if it isn’t rooted in personal experience.
Timothy Noah
Hard science fiction, which is what I write, often is rightly criticized for having either negligible or unbelievable characterization, but the science I’ve actually studied most post-secondarily is psychology, and characterization is the art of dramatizing psychological principles.
Robert J. Sawyer
The GRU is used for both tactical intelligence collection in the battlefield in support of Russian military operations and also strategic active measures or psychological warfare overseas.
Dmitri Alperovitch
As a child, I read a great many books in which animals and birds played significant roles, not only in the narrative itself, but also in creating the emotional and psychological atmosphere of that narrative – the imaginative furniture, as it were, in which any story unfolds.
John Burnside
When I was a kid, I was pretty obsessed with ‘The Princess and the Pea.’ I’m still not sure why. Something about that image of twenty featherbeds and twenty mattresses? It’s not a story with a lot of psychological resonance so apparently kid me just wanted a magical trip to Ikea.
Leigh Bardugo