Smiley Blanton Quotes

Who is Smiley Blanton?

Smiley Blanton was an American psychiatrist and psychoanalyst. Blanton is known for his 1956 book 'Love or Perish'.

Born January 01, 1882
Died October 30, 1966

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Best 14 Quotes by Smiley Blanton

“Fear is the most subtle and destructive of all human diseases.”

Smiley Blanton

“It is very often asserted that fear is destructive. Yet this is not entirely true; when fear is felt about things that truly threaten security, it is protective. It is very fortunate that humans have an almost unlimited capacity for learning fears; otherwise we would have been eliminated long ago.”

Smiley Blanton

“Men err when they think they can be inhuman exploiters in their business life, and loving husbands and fathers at home.”

Smiley Blanton

“The first and finest lesson that parents can teach their children is faith and courage.”

Smiley Blanton

“Things that upset a terrier may pass virtually unnoticed by a Great Dane.”

Smiley Blanton

“To be happy, drop the words 'if only' and substitute instead the words 'next time'.”

Smiley Blanton

“You can handle anything if you think you can. Just keep your cool and your sense of humor.”

Smiley Blanton

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Love or Perish Quotes

“A sense of curiosity is nature's original school of education.”

Smiley Blanton
Love or Perish

“Every life must be chalked up at least a partial failure when it does not succeed in reaching its inherent destiny.”

Smiley Blanton
Love or Perish

“If we are deprived of our just due, we naturally experience emotions of anger.”

Smiley Blanton
Love or Perish

“Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.”

Smiley Blanton
Love or Perish

“No one who has ever brought up a child can doubt for a moment that love is literally the life-giving fluid of human existence.”

Smiley Blanton
Love or Perish

“The truth is that all of us attain the greatest success and happiness possible in this life whenever we use our native capacities to their greatest extent.”

Smiley Blanton
Love or Perish

“Without love we will lose the will to live. Our mental and physical vitality is impaired, our resistance is lowered, and we succumb to illnesses that often prove fatal. We may escape actual death, but what remains is a meager and barren existence, emotionally so impoverished that we can only be called half alive.”

Smiley Blanton
Love or Perish

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“I am powerful and I am loving.
I have much to give to this world.
I am a person of worth.
I deserve love.
I am a capable person.
My life has meaning.
My life is unfolding perfectly.
There is plenty of time.”

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