Philip Zimbardo Quotes, Sayings, Remarks, Thoughts and Speeches

Philip Zimbardo Quotes and Sayings

  • 1
    Academic success depends on research and publications. Philip Zimbardo | Refcard PDF
  • 2
    After doing psychology for half a century, my passion for all of it is greater than ever. Philip Zimbardo | Refcard PDF
  • 3
    At North Hollywood High School, I was shunned by everyone. I would sit down in the cafeteria, and students would get up from the table and walk away. They thought I was from the Mafia. Philip Zimbardo | Refcard PDF
  • 4
    Being hurt personally triggered a curiosity about how such beliefs are formed. Philip Zimbardo | Refcard PDF
  • 5
    Careers in virtually all academic disciplines are fostered by being a superstar who knows more about one subject than anyone else in the world. Philip Zimbardo | Refcard PDF
  • 6
    Evil is knowing better, but willingly doing worse. Philip Zimbardo | Refcard PDF
  • 7
    Heroes are those who can somehow resist the power of the situation and act out of noble motives, or behave in ways that do not demean others when they easily can. Philip Zimbardo | Refcard PDF
  • 8
    Human behavior is incredibly pliable, plastic. Philip Zimbardo | Refcard PDF
  • 9
    I have been primarily interested in how and why ordinary people do unusual things, things that seem alien to their natures. Why do good people sometimes act evil? Why do smart people sometimes do dumb or irrational things? Philip Zimbardo | Refcard PDF
  • 10
    I started studying shyness in adults in 1972. Shyness operates at so many different levels. Out of that research came the Stanford shyness clinic in 1977. Philip Zimbardo | Refcard PDF
  • 11
    I was discriminated against because I was Jewish, Italian, black and Puerto Rican. But maybe the worst prejudice I experienced was against the poor. I grew up on welfare and often had to move in the middle of the night because we couldn't pay the rent. Philip Zimbardo | Refcard PDF
  • 12
    My early childhood prepared me to be a social psychologist. I grew up in a South Bronx ghetto in a very poor family. From Sicilian origin, I was the first person in my family to complete high school, let alone go to college. Philip Zimbardo | Refcard PDF
  • 13
    One can't live mindfully without being enmeshed in psychological processes that are around us. Philip Zimbardo | Refcard PDF
  • 14
    Prejudice and discrimination have always been a big part of my life. When I was 6, I got beat up and called dirty Jew boy because they thought I looked Jewish. Philip Zimbardo | Refcard PDF
  • 15
    Situational variables can exert powerful influences over human behavior, more so that we recognize or acknowledge. Philip Zimbardo | Refcard PDF
  • 16
    The level of shyness has gone up dramatically in the last decade. I think shyness is an index of social pathology rather than a pathology of the individual. Philip Zimbardo | Refcard PDF
  • 17
    The line between good and evil is permeable and almost anyone can be induced to cross it when pressured by situational forces. Philip Zimbardo | Refcard PDF
  • 18
    The Stanford prison experiment came out of class exercises in which I encouraged students to understand the dynamics of prison life. Philip Zimbardo | Refcard PDF
  • 19
    There are no limits to what I would do to make my classes exciting, interesting, unpredictable. Philip Zimbardo | Refcard PDF
  • 20
    Time perspective is one of the most powerful influences on all of human behavior. We're trying to show how people become biased to being exclusively past-, present- or future-oriented. Philip Zimbardo | Refcard PDF
  • 21
    What happens when good people are put into an evil place? Do they triumph or does the situation dominate their past history and morality? Philip Zimbardo | Refcard PDF
  • 22
    What troubles me is the Internet and the electronic technology revolution. Shyness is fueled in part by so many people spending huge amounts of time alone, isolated on e-mail, in chat rooms, which reduces their face-to-face contact with other people. Philip Zimbardo | Refcard PDF






Author Name

Nut Quote: Famous Quotes, Inspirational Quotes, Motivational Quotes, Inspirational Thoughts, Love Quotes, Thoughts of the Day and More