„A healthy person goes "Yes," "No," and "Whoopee!" An unhealthy person goes "Yes, but," "No, but," and "No whoopee."“

—  Eric Berne, Quoted in They Shoot Managers, Don't They? http://books.google.com/books?id=iXkq-lFFJpcC&lpg=PP1&dq=They%20shoot%20managers%2C%20don't%20they&pg=PA3#v=onepage&q&f=false by Terry L. Paulson, pg. 3
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