Carl Rogers — American Psychologist born on January 08, 1902, died on February 04, 1987

Carl Ransom Rogers was an influential American psychologist and among the founders of the humanistic approach to psychology. Rogers is widely considered to be one of the founding fathers of psychotherapy research and was honored for his pioneering research with the Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions by the American Psychological Association in 1956... (wikipedia)

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.
The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.
In my early professional years I was asking the question: How can I treat, or cure, or change this person? Now I would phrase the question in this way: How can I provide a relationship which this person may use for his own personal growth?
The facts are always friendly, every bit of evidence one can acquire, in any area, leads one that much closer to what is true.
The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction not a destination.