Quotations on Therapy

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I told you I'm not going to criticize my successor. I'll just tell you that there are people at Gitmo that will kill American people at a drop of a hat and I don't believe that persuasion isn't going to work. Therapy isn't going to cause terrorists to change their mind.
- George W. Bush
(Keywords: Change, Work, People, American, Cause, Mind, Persuasion, Therapy, Will)

Now, performing is second nature and I love every second of it. It is a very emotional thing when I can't play a song; maybe I'm hitting on something that I don't want to deal with. All of it is so personal. It is like therapy.
- Vanessa Carlton
(Keywords: Love, Nature, Now, Play, Song, Therapy, Want)

Acting is probably the greatest therapy in the world. You can get a lot stuff out of you on the set so you don't have to take it home with you at night. It's the stuff between the lines, the empty space between those lines which is interesting.
- Robert Carlyle
(Keywords: Home, Acting, Night, Space, Therapy, World)

I got problems. I freak out, go to a shrink, go through all kinds of therapy and stuff, but I'm learning how to deal with it. That's why I've chosen one hour a night to get all of my aggressions out. to really tell the world the way I feel.
- Jonathan Davis
(Keywords: Learning, Night, Problems, Therapy, World)

I recommend the same therapies for all humans with HIV. There is no reason to believe that physiologic responses to therapy will vary across lines of class, culture, race or nationality.
- Paul Farmer
(Keywords: Class, Culture, Nationality, Race, Reason, Therapy, Will)

A lot of what I've been learning in the last two years is due to therapy - about my sexuality, why things go wrong, why relationships haven't worked. It isn't anything to do with anybody else; it's to do with me.
- Boy George
(Keywords: Learning, Relationships, Sexuality, Therapy, Wrong, Years)

I had years of therapy to recover from this. A lot of it had to with being a people pleaser, being the ultimate good girl. I wanted everyone to like me. I didn't really have a voice. I was afraid of growing up.
- Tracey Gold
(Keywords: People, Being, Growing up, Therapy, Voice, Years)

Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation.
- Graham Greene
(Keywords: Fear, Madness, Therapy, Wonder, Writing)

What I learned about stammering was that, when as a young child you lose the confidence of anyone who wants to listen to you, you lose confidence in your voice and the right to speech. And a lot of the therapy was saying, 'You have a right to be heard.'
- Tom Hooper
(Keywords: Confidence, Right, Saying, Speech, Therapy, Voice)

People think my work is therapeutic. I don't see it that way. It's not like I'm saving money from a weekly therapy visit by writing down my life.
- Neil LaBute
(Keywords: Life, Money, Work, People, Therapy, Visit, Writing)

I'm a typical middle child. I'm the mediator. The one that makes everything OK, puts their own needs aside to make sure everybody's happy. It's hard to change your nature, even with years and years of therapy.
- Jennifer Jason Leigh
(Keywords: Change, Nature, Needs, Therapy, Years)

I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back.
- Richard Lewis
(Keywords: Help, Therapy, Trying)

I'm interested in how artists and writers do this, using art as therapy. Escaping into the worlds we create. We're all victims and few of us are truly free.
- David Lloyd
(Keywords: Art, Artists, Therapy, Victims, Writers)

We may define therapy as a search for value.
- Abraham Maslow
(Keywords: May, Therapy, Value)

Therapy can help you grow. Fears will just disappear.
- Stephanie Mills
(Keywords: Help, Therapy, Will)

Words of comfort, skillfully administered, are the oldest therapy known to man.
- Louis Nizer
(Keywords: Comfort, Man, Therapy, Words)

In states where no regulation exists, anyone is permitted to perform medical imaging and radiation therapy procedures, sometimes after just a few weeks of on-the-job training.
- Charles W. Pickering
(Keywords: Medical, states, Therapy, Training)

My routines come out of total unhappiness. My audiences are my group therapy.
- Joan Rivers
(Keywords: Audiences, Therapy, Unhappiness)

A couple of guys won Academy Awards for the things that I turned down. Today, after coming to terms with everything, after being in therapy for a long time-there are areas where I will compromise.
- Mickey Rourke
(Keywords: Time, Awards, Being, Compromise, Therapy, Today, Will)

Conservatives saw the savagery of 9/11 in the attacks and prepared for war; liberals saw the savagery of the 9/11 attacks and wanted to prepare indictments and offer therapy and understanding for our attackers.
- Karl Rove
(Keywords: War, Liberals, Therapy, Understanding)

Those artists who say that somehow therapy or analysis will thwart their creativity are completely misinformed. It's absolutely the opposite: it opens closed doors.
- Paul Schrader
(Keywords: Creativity, Artists, Therapy, Will)

Writing and singing does give me some kind of release from the demons of my past, it is a therapy of sorts, but to be honest, my marriage played a more important role in the acceptance of myself than performance has ever done.
- Michelle Shocked
(Keywords: Marriage, Performance, Acceptance, Past, Singing, Therapy, Writing)

Writing is a fine therapy for people who are perpetually scared of nameless threats... for jittery people.
- William Styron
(Keywords: People, Therapy, Writing)

He wanted to play accordion on something of mine and I said you can play accordion, but I want you to play piano and organ on some stuff. He came over a couple times a week for two weeks and gave me therapy as to whether I should do The Thorns or not.
- Matthew Sweet
(Keywords: Play, Therapy, Want)

About 100 things that your kid will do that will surprise you and break your heart and it will be a combination of fact based therapy, medically advised kinds of passages accompanied by celebrity anecdotes and just some funny stuff to lighten the load.
- Alan Thicke
(Keywords: Funny, Heart, Anecdotes, Celebrity, Fact, Therapy, Will)

Just writing and being in the studio was like therapy for me.
- Justin Timberlake
(Keywords: Being, Therapy, Writing)

This is really America in therapy, people trying to get themselves together and be whole.
- David Viscott
(Keywords: People, America, Therapy, Trying)









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