Albert Ellis 1

If I had been a member of the academic establishment, I could have done other experiments.
Albert Ellis

In the old days we used to get more referrals, because people had insurance that paid for therapy. Now they belong to HMOs, and we can only be affiliated with a few HMOs.
Albert Ellis

Most people would have given up when faced with all the criticism I’ve received over the years.
Albert Ellis

People don’t just get upset. They contribute to their upsetness.
Albert Ellis

People have motives and thoughts of which they are unaware.
Albert Ellis

There’s no evidence whatsoever that men are more rational than women. Both sexes seem to be equally irrational.
Albert Ellis

We teach people that they upset themselves. We can’t change the past, so we change how people are thinking, feeling and behaving today.
Albert Ellis

For that again, is what all manner of religion essentially is: childish dependency.
Albert Ellis

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