Aaron Beck Quotes (1 quote)
“Cognitive therapy seeks to alleviate psychological stresses by correcting faulty conceptions and self-signals. By correcting erroneous beliefs we can lower excessive reactions.”
Cognitive Therapy (1976), Page 216
“Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.”
―Orison Swett Marden
"Pushing to the Front: Or, Success Under Difficulties", (1894), pages 8 and 10
“Truth forever on the scaffold, Wrong forever on the throne,—
Yet that scaffold sways the future, and, behind the dim unknown,
Standeth God within the shadow, keeping watch above his own.”
―James Russell Lowell
The Present Crisis (1844)
“Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.”
The Mourning Bride (1697), Act III, sc. i
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Born: July 18, 1921 (age 97)
Bio: Aaron Temkin Beck is an American psychiatrist and a professor emeritus in the department of psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania. He is widely regarded as the father of cognitive therapy, and his pioneering theories are widely used in the treatment of clinical depression.