Emile Coue Quote
Affirmation to be said repeatedly as a practice of "mind-conditioning therapy." - "De la Suggestion et de Ses Applications" (1915)
“Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.”
―Robert A. Heinlein
Quoted as a proverb in Heinlein's book "Glory Road" (1963)
Attributed. Also presented as a Proverb in books from the 19th century or attributed to Poincelot.
“Be able to blow out a dinner candle without sending wax flying across the table.”
―Marilyn vos Savant
Growing Up: A Classic American Childhood (2002)
“I'd always thought her half-baked, but now I think they didn't even put her in the oven.”
―P. G. Wodehouse
Jeeves in the Offing (1960)
Born: February 26, 1857
Died: July 2, 1926 (age 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.