If something is irrational that means it won’t work. It’s usually unrealistic.

I’m very happy. I like my work and the various aspects of it – going around the world teaching the gospel according to St. Albert.

Albert Ellis Work Quotes

As a result of my philosophy I wasn’t even upset about Hitler. I was willing to go to war to knock him off but I didn’t hate him. I hated what he was doing.

Albert Ellis War Quote

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

Albert Ellis Religion Quote

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

Albert Ellis Men Quote

Acceptance is not love. You love a person because he or she has lovable traits but you accept everybody just because they’re alive and human.

Albert Ellis Love Quote

I hope to die in the saddle seat.

Albert Ellis Hope Quote

I think the future of psychotherapy and psychology is in the school system. We need to teach every child how to rarely seriously disturb himself or herself and how to overcome disturbance when it occurs.

Albert Ellis Future Quote

People could rationally decide that prolonged relationships take up too much time and effort and that they’d much rather do other kinds of things. But most people are afraid of rejection.

Albert Ellis Dating Quote

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

People got insights into what was bothering them but they hardly did a damn thing to change.

Albert Ellis Change Quotes

The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother the ecology or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.

Albert Ellis Best Quote