Albert Ellis Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old albert ellis quotes, albert ellis sayings, and albert ellis proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


You largely constructed your depression. It wasn't given to you. Therefore, you can deconstruct it.     

Albert Ellis

By not caring too much about what people think, I'm able to think for myself and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular. And I succeed.     

Albert Ellis

By not caring too much about what people think, I'm able to think for myself and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular. And I succeed.     

Albert Ellis

By not caring too much about what people think, I'm able to think for myself and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular. And I succeed.     

Albert Ellis

You largely constructed your depression. It wasn't given to you. Therefore, you can deconstruct it.     

Albert Ellis

The art of love is largely the art of persistence.     

Albert Ellis

People don't just get upset. They contribute to their upsetness.     

Albert Ellis

People and things do not upset us. Rather, we upset ourselves by believing that they can upset us.     

Albert Ellis

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

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

People have motives and thoughts of which they are unaware.     

Albert Ellis

Strong feelings are fine; it's the overreactions that mess us up.     

Albert Ellis

The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own.     

Albert Ellis

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

Albert Ellis

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

Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between the sexes     

Albert Ellis

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

Albert Ellis

Rational beliefs bring us closer to getting good results in the real world.     

Albert Ellis