"People could rationally decide that prolonged relationships take up too much time and effort and that they'd much rather do other kinds of things. But most people are afraid of rejection."
"Save a boyfriend for a rainy day - and another, in case it doesn't rain."Albert Ellis on Mae West
"Falling in love and having a relationship are two different things."Albert Ellis on Keanu Reeves
"I don't have a girlfriend. But I do know a woman who'd be mad at me for saying that."Albert Ellis on Mitch Hedberg
"You can't stop loving or wanting to love because when its right it's the best thing in the world. When you're in a relationship and its good, even if nothing else in your life is right, you feel like your whole world is complete."Albert Ellis on Keith Sweat
"Real magic in relationships means an absence of judgment of others."Albert Ellis on Wayne Dyer
"I had used eclectic therapy and behavior therapy on myself at the age of 19 to get over my fear of public speaking and of approaching young women in public."
"The art of love is largely the art of persistence."
"The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny."
"We teach people that they upset themselves. We can't change the past, so we change how people are thinking, feeling and behaving today."
"People got insights into what was bothering them, but they hardly did a damn thing to change."