Thomas Szasz Quotes

Some people say they haven't yet found themselves. But the self is not something one finds; it is something one creates.

Thomas Szasz

Some people say they haven't yet found themselves. But the self is not something one finds; it is something one

Thomas Szasz

Knowledge is gained by learning; trust by doubt; skill by practice; love by love.

Thomas Szasz

The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget.

Thomas Szasz

Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time; serenity, that nothing is.

Thomas Szasz

A teacher should have maximal authority, and minimal power.

Thomas Szasz

There is no psychology; there is only biography and autobiography.

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

Thomas Szasz

If he who breaks the law is not punished, he who obeys it is cheated. This, and this alone, is why lawbreakers ought to be punished: to authenticate as good, and to encourage as useful, law-abiding behavior. The aim of criminal law cannot be correction or deterrence; it can only be the maintenance of the legal order.

Thomas Szasz

Two wrongs don't make a right, but they make a good excuse.

Thomas Szasz

People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates.

Thomas Szasz

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