The best Quotes by Nathaniel Branden

The best Quotes by Nathaniel Branden

Nathaniel Branden (born Nathan Blumenthal; April 9, 1930 – December 3, 2014) was a Canadian–American psychotherapist and writer known for his work in the psychology of self-esteem.

The higher our self-esteem, the stronger the drive to express ourselves, reflecting the sense of richness within. The lower our self-esteem, the more urgent the need to 'prove' ourselves - or to forget ourselves by living mechanically and unconsciously.
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If I respect myself and require that others deal with me respectfully, I send out signals and behave in ways that increase the likelihood that others will respond appropriately. When they do, I am reinforced and confirmed in my initial belief. If I lack self-respect and consequently accept discourtesy, abuse, or exploitation from others as natural, I unconsciously transmit this, and some people will treat me at my self-estimate. When this happens, and I submit to it, my self-respect deteriorates still more.
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That's L.A. They worship everything and they value nothing.
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Welcome to a city where people trying to disappear aren't actually trying.
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I lived in L.A. for a few months. It seemed like no one there had parents. Or if they did have parents, they would deny it.
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Linda: "Why did you decide to come to Los Angeles?"
Lucifer: "The same reason as everyone else: the weather, p*rnstars, Mexican food."
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People here in Los Angeles are disgusted now about a sex scandal involving Arnold Schwarzenegger. Apparently for seven years, he carried on a sexual relationship with his own wife.
Los Angeles was the kind of place where everybody was from somewhere else and nobody really droppped anchor.
Michael Connelly in The Lincoln Lawyer - The Brass Verdict
The L.A. weather is a lot like Taiwan's, where you don't observe four seasons, so the years can pass and you don't feel a thing.
You're lucky we're not in Los Angeles, because Angelinos can smell BS a mile away.
Melinda Monroe in Virgin River - Season 1 Episode 1
I'm from the Compton slums, and that's how the West ride
I'm from the city where two of the best died
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I moved to Los Angeles for two reasons. One is to run away from a boy. Two is to chase a boy.
If I lived in L.A., I'd be schizophrenic after a week.
I'm rich, I'm miserable - I'm pretty average for this town.
Michael De Santa in GTA - Grand Theft Auto - V
Riggs: "You want me to drive?"
Murtaugh: "No, you're supposed to be suicidal, remember? I'll drive."
Riggs: "Anybody who drives around in this town IS suicidal."
Martin Riggs in Lethal Weapon
California has officially announced that jaywalking is now no longer a crime. So congratulations to the Californians who like walking places. This is great news for the six of you.
Trevor Noah in The Daily Show - October 2022
New Mexico. It's another state. I mean, it's like California, just less traffic.
Lalo Salamanca in Better Call Saul - Season 6 Episode 5
We all have our little faults. Mine's in California.
All creative people should be required to leave California for three months every year.
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Helsinki may not be as cold as you make it out to be, but California is still a lot nicer. I don't remember the last time I couldn't walk around in shorts all day.
The apparent ease of California life is an illusion, and those who believe the illusion real live here in only the most temporary way.
Things are tough all over, cupcake. An' it rains on the just an' the unjust alike... except in California.
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I read the Life magazine articles about free love and free dope in California. At age 20 I drove to Los Angeles.
That's the great thing about California, you can almost go to the mountains and almost go to the beach on the same day.
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You know what's remarkable? That England looks in no way like Southern California.
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It's the edge of the world
And all of Western civilization
The sun may rise in the east
At least it's settled in a final location
It's understood that Hollywood sells Californication
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I drank when I was pregnant with you, you turned out fine. There's everybody saying 'don't drink, don't smoke'. I swear - Texas is turning into California.
In California, they don't throw their garbage away - they make it into TV shows.
Being different isn't a bad thing. It means you're brave enough to be yourself.
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Don't let anyone, ever, make you feel like you don't deserve what you want.
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Don't ever let someone tell you, you can't do something. Not even me. You got a dream, you got to protect it. People can't do something themselves, they want to tell you you can't do it. You want something, go get it. Period. All right?
Chris Gardner in The Pursuit of Happyness
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What other people think of you is none of your business.
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Now, if you know what you're worth, then go out and get what you're worth. But you gotta be willing to take the hits, and not pointing fingers saying you ain't where you wanna be because of him, or her, or anybody. Cowards do that and that ain't you. You're better than that!
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I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
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Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside, while still alive. Never surrender!
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Walk until the darkness is a memory, and you become the sun on the next traveler's horizon.
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Humans had always been better at killing than any other living thing.

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