Emile Coue Quote
Affirmation to be said repeatedly as a practice of "mind-conditioning therapy." - "De la Suggestion et de Ses Applications" (1915)
“Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.”
―Robert Louis Stevenson
“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.”
―Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The Maxims and Reflections of Goethe, translated by Thomas Bailey Saunders, Macmillan and Company, 1906, p. 130. Variant translation: "It is not enough to know, we must also apply; it is not enough to will, we must also do."
“An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her.”
On her husband, Max Mallowan. As quoted in: "An Agatha Christie Chronology" by Nancy Blue Wynne, Ace Books, 1976. Also in: "The Life of the Party" (1956) by Bennett Cerf
The Art of War, Ch. 3
Born: February 26, 1857
Died: July 2, 1926 (aged 69)
Bio: Émile Coué de la Châtaigneraie was a French psychologist and pharmacist who introduced a popular method of psychotherapy and self-improvement based on optimistic autosuggestion.