Quotes by Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud

Austrian psychiatrist

Lived from: 1856 - 1939

Category: Psychologists Country: FlagAustria

Born: 6 may 1856 Died: 23 september 1939

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  • The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been able to answer, despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is ''What does a woman want?''
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  • The only bodily organ which is really regarded as inferior is the atrophied penis, a girl's clitoris.
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  • America is a mistake, a giant mistake.
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  • America is the most grandiose experiment the world has seen, but, I am afraid, it is not going to be a success.
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  • Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone.
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  • The tendency of aggression is an innate, independent, instinctual disposition in man... it constitutes the most powerful obstacle to culture.
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  • A certain degree of neurosis is of inestimable value as a drive, especially to a psychologist.
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  • A man should not strive to eliminate his complexes, but to get into accord with them; they are legitimately what directs his conduct in the world.
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  • A man who has been the indisputable favorite of his mother keeps for life the feeling of a conqueror.
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  • Analogies, it is true, decide nothing, but they can make one feel more at home.
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  • Analysis does not set out to make pathological reactions impossible, but to give the patient's ego freedom to decide one way or another.
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  • Anatomy is destiny.
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  • Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.
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  • By abolishing private property one takes away the human love of aggression.
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  • Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them.
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  • Civilization is a process in the service of Eros, whose purpose is to combine single human individuals, and after that families, then races, peoples and nations, into one great unity, the unity of mankind. Why this has to happen, we do not know; the work of Eros is precisely this.
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  • Conscience is the internal perception of the rejection of a particular wish operating within us.
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  • Devout believers are safeguarded in a high degree against the risk of certain neurotic illnesses; their acceptance of the universal neurosis spares them the task of constructing a personal one.
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  • Every normal person, in fact, is only normal on the average. His ego approximates to that of the psychotic in some part or other and to a greater or lesser extent.
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  • Flowers are restful to look at. They have neither emotions nor conflicts.
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