Quotes in psychology

People don't resist change, they resist being changed.

Stamping out fires is a lot of fun, but it is only putting things back the way they were.

Managers who don't know how to measure what they want settle for wanting what they can measure.

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge.

Statisticians, like artists, have the bad habit of falling in love with their models.

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When a theory really has got your brain in its grip, contradictory evidence - even evidence you already know - sometimes becomes invisible.

The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help them or concluded that you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.

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The time to buy is when there's blood in the streets.

Motivation - nonsense. All that people need to know is why their work is important.

It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.

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