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Great Quotes Explained

Here are some of my favorite quotes followed by my understandings of them

Great Quotes Explained

Here are some of my favorite quotes followed by my understandings of them
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Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Leonard Cohen's treatise on love: “We are not mad. We are human.We want to love, and someone must forgive us for the paths we take to love, for the paths are many and dark, and we are ardent and cruel in our journey.” Directed and Edited by Sophia Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Einstein's quote, "There are only two ways to live your life: as though nothing is a miracle, or as though everything is a miracle." Directed and Edited by Sophie Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Marcel Proust's quote “We do not receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us.” Directed and Edited by Sophie Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Milan Kundera's quote, “People are always shouting they want to create a better future. It’s not true. The future is an apathetic void of no interest to anyone. The past is full of life, eager to irritate us, provoke and insult us, tempt us to destroy or repaint it. The only reason people want to be masters of the future is to change the past.” Directed and Edited by Sophie Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Mick Brown's quote “Happiness cannot be pursued. You do not find happiness; happiness finds you. It is not an end in itself, but a by-product of other activities, often arriving when it is least expected.” Directed and Edited by Sophie Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Rilke's quote, "Do not assume that he who seeks to comfort you now, lives untroubled among the simple and quiet words that sometimes do you good. His life may also have much sadness and difficulty that remains far beyond yours. Were it otherwise, he would never have been able to find these words." Directed and Edited by Sophia Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Nietzsche's quote, "We have art lest we perish of the truth." Directed and Edited by Sophie Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Kierkegaard's quote, "Life is not a problem to be solved but a mystery to be lived." Directed and Edited by Sophie Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates George Bernard Shaw's quote, "There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it." Directed and Edited by Sophie Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Maslow's quote, "When the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem resembles a nail." Directed and Edited by Sophia Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Cheryl Strayed's quote about redemption. Directed and Edited by Sophie Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Ram Dass' quote, "If you ever think you're enlightened, go spend the week with your family." Directed and Edited by Sophie Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Yann Martel's quote, “To choose doubt as a philosophy of life is akin to choosing immobility as a means of transportation.” Directed and Edited by Sophie Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Rick Hanson's quote, "You can't pull all of the weeds in the garden but you can plant flowers." Directed and Edited by Sophie Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Suzuki Roshi's quote, "You're perfect. And there's room for improvement." Directed and Edited by Sophie Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Nietzsche's aphorism 76 from "The Gay Science." Directed and Edited by Sophie Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Gandhi's quote about Western civilization.
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Lord Acton's quote regarding power.
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Schopenhauer's quote about happiness.
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates William James' quote about stress.
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Hamlet's speech to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern.
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Nietzsche's quote about beliefs.
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Yeats' famous line from his poem "The Second Coming."
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Fitzgerald's line about a first rate intelligence.
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Krishnamurti's famous quote about our society
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates a stanza from Richard Thompson's song "Beeswing."
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates a stanza from Lloyd Cole's song "My Bag."
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates a stanza from The Gaslight Anthem''s song "Stray Paper."
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates a stanza from Ani DiFranco's song "Shy."
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Bob Dylan's quote about success.
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates a quote by actor Edgar Ramirez.
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates a quote from the HBO series Westworld.
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Duke Ellington's quote about fame.
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates a quote by Dave Chappelle.
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates a stanza from Elvis Costello's song "The Beat."
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates one of his own quotes.

Here are some of my favorite quotes by famous authors, poets, philosophers and psychologists followed by my explications of the quotes and why they are important to all of us.  These quotes impacted my life greatly and taught me some of the most important lessons. I share these quotes in my classes at Esalen and Kripalu and they have provided fresh perspectives to thousands of my students.

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Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Leonard Cohen's treatise on love: “We are not mad. We are human.We want to love, and someone must forgive us for the paths we take to love, for the paths are many and dark, and we are ardent and cruel in our journey.” Directed and Edited by Sophia Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Einstein's quote, "There are only two ways to live your life: as though nothing is a miracle, or as though everything is a miracle." Directed and Edited by Sophie Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Marcel Proust's quote “We do not receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us.” Directed and Edited by Sophie Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Milan Kundera's quote, “People are always shouting they want to create a better future. It’s not true. The future is an apathetic void of no interest to anyone. The past is full of life, eager to irritate us, provoke and insult us, tempt us to destroy or repaint it. The only reason people want to be masters of the future is to change the past.” Directed and Edited by Sophie Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Mick Brown's quote “Happiness cannot be pursued. You do not find happiness; happiness finds you. It is not an end in itself, but a by-product of other activities, often arriving when it is least expected.” Directed and Edited by Sophie Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Rilke's quote, "Do not assume that he who seeks to comfort you now, lives untroubled among the simple and quiet words that sometimes do you good. His life may also have much sadness and difficulty that remains far beyond yours. Were it otherwise, he would never have been able to find these words." Directed and Edited by Sophia Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Nietzsche's quote, "We have art lest we perish of the truth." Directed and Edited by Sophie Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Kierkegaard's quote, "Life is not a problem to be solved but a mystery to be lived." Directed and Edited by Sophie Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates George Bernard Shaw's quote, "There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it." Directed and Edited by Sophie Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Maslow's quote, "When the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem resembles a nail." Directed and Edited by Sophia Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Cheryl Strayed's quote about redemption. Directed and Edited by Sophie Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Ram Dass' quote, "If you ever think you're enlightened, go spend the week with your family." Directed and Edited by Sophie Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Yann Martel's quote, “To choose doubt as a philosophy of life is akin to choosing immobility as a means of transportation.” Directed and Edited by Sophie Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Rick Hanson's quote, "You can't pull all of the weeds in the garden but you can plant flowers." Directed and Edited by Sophie Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Suzuki Roshi's quote, "You're perfect. And there's room for improvement." Directed and Edited by Sophie Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Nietzsche's aphorism 76 from "The Gay Science." Directed and Edited by Sophie Horwitz-Hirsch
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Gandhi's quote about Western civilization.
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Lord Acton's quote regarding power.
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Schopenhauer's quote about happiness.
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates William James' quote about stress.
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Hamlet's speech to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern.
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Nietzsche's quote about beliefs.
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Yeats' famous line from his poem "The Second Coming."
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Fitzgerald's line about a first rate intelligence.
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Krishnamurti's famous quote about our society
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates a stanza from Richard Thompson's song "Beeswing."
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates a stanza from Lloyd Cole's song "My Bag."
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates a stanza from The Gaslight Anthem''s song "Stray Paper."
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates a stanza from Ani DiFranco's song "Shy."
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Bob Dylan's quote about success.
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates a quote by actor Edgar Ramirez.
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates a quote from the HBO series Westworld.
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates Duke Ellington's quote about fame.
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates a quote by Dave Chappelle.
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates a stanza from Elvis Costello's song "The Beat."
Psychotherapist & Author Ira Israel explicates one of his own quotes.

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Ira Israel

Psychotherapist & Author
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Ira Israel is the author of “How To Survive Your Childhood Now That You’re and Adult: A Path to Authenticity and Awakening” which is endorsed by Sting, Reverend Michael Beckwith, Jack Kornfield, Marianne Williamson, Sam Keen, Katherine Woodward Thomas, Allan Badiner, Elliott Dacher, Rabbi Joshua Buchin, Jai Uttal, Daniel Pinchbeck, and leading psychologists such as Warren Farrell, Shauna Shapiro, Joanne Cacciatore, and Fred Luskin.  Ira is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and Mindful Relationship Coach. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and has graduate degrees in Psychology, Philosophy, and Religious Studies. For more information please visit www.IraIsrael.com

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