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#1. The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#2. Sigmund Freud was the apostle of disbelief. He was the one who made psychoanalysis a part of our culture, and in so doing he kicked out a flying buttress that had been essential for holding up our cathedral of faith. - Author: Tony Campolo
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#3. Think, guys. What was strange about the story Uncle Goerge told us?"
"That a woman outsmarted the men", Mike said. For which he received a scowl that did a thunderstorm justice. - Author: Sigmund Brouwer
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#4. Smoking is indispensable if one has nothing to kiss - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#5. Religion: Something comparable to childhood neurosis - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#6. The dream is not a somatic but a psychic phenomenon. You appreciate the significance - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#7. The distortion of a text resembles a murder: the difficulty is not in perpetrating the deed, but in getting rid of its traces. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#8. Cigars served me for precisely fifty years as protection and a weapon in the combat of life ... I owe to the cigar a great intensification of my capacity to work and a facilitation of my self-control. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#9. It is impossible to overlook the extent to which civilization is built up upon a renunciation of instinct ... - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#10. The story is told of a famous German chemist that his marriage did not take place, because he forgot the hour of his wedding and went to the laboratory instead of to the church. He was wise enough to be satisfied with a single attempt and died at a great age unmarried - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#11. The words for much that remains mute in me - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#12. If you want to endure life, prepare yourself for death. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#13. I became aware of my destiny: to belong to the critical minority as opposed to the unquestioning majority. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#14. We have learned, for example, that the more virtuous a man is the more severe is his super-ego, and that he blames himself for misfortunes for which he is clearly not responsible. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#15. The disturbed individual who believes himself to be Christ, or to receive messages from God, is something of a cliche in our society. Ever since Sigmund Freud, many people have associated religiosity with neurosis and mental illness. - Author: Robert Winston
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#16. I do not in the least underestimate bisexuality ... I expect it to provide all further enlightenment. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#17. This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever. [speaking about the Irish] - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#18. Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#19. The pleasure principle long persists, however, as the method of working employed by the sexual instincts, which are so hard to 'educate', and, starting from those instincts, or in the ego itself, it often succeeds in overcoming the reality principle, to the detriment of the organism as a whole. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#20. The creator of Bambi was secretly writing pornographic novels on the side. This single fact tells you everything you need to know about turn-of-the-century Vienna, and why it was the perfect place for Sigmund Freud and his far-fetched theories about the human psyche. - Author: Eric Weiner
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#21. One is very crazy when in love. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#22. Flowers are restful to look at. They have neither emotions nor conflicts. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#23. The voice of reason is small, but very persistent. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#24. I no longer believe that William Shakespeare the actor from Stratford was the author of the works that have been ascribed to him. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#25. For there is a way back from imagination to reality and that is - art. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#26. An overwhelming majority of symbols in dreams are sexual symbols. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#27. Opposition is not necessarily enmity; it is merely misused and made an occasion for enmity. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#28. My boy! Smoking is one of the greatest and cheapest enjoyments in life, and if you decide in advance not to smoke, i can only feel sorry for you. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#29. In human beings pure masculinity or femininity is not to be found either in a psychological or biological sense. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#30. 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. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#31. In almost every place where we find totems we also find a law against persons of the same totem having sexual relations with one another and consequently against their marrying. This, then, is 'exogamy', an institution related to totemism. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#32. A certain degree of neurosis is of inestimable value as a drive, especially to a psychologist. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#33. Civilized society is perpetually menaced with disintegration through this primary hostility of men towards one another. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#34. The virtuous man contents himself with dreaming that which the wicked man does in actual life. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#35. I do not think our successes can compete with those of Lourdes. There are so many more people who believe in the miracles of the Blessed Virgin than in the existence of the unconscious. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#36. 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. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#37. There is no likelihood of our being able to suppress humanity's aggressive tendencies ... Complete suppression of man's aggressive tendencies is not an issue; what we may try is to direct it into a channel other than that of warfare. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#38. Talk therapy turns hysterical misery to mundane unhappiness. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#39. We believe that civilization has been created under the pressure of the exigencies of life at the cost of satisfaction of the instincts. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#40. I regard myself as one of the most dangerous enemies of religion - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#41. A man who has been the indisputable favorite of his mother keeps for life the feeling of a conqueror. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#42. Master Sigmund Freud once said that wherever I go, I find a poet has been there before me. This is simply because science either walks or runs but art has wings to fly! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#43. Everywhere I go I find that a poet has been there before me. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#44. The essence of analysis is surprise. When people are themselves surprised by what they say, that's when they are really making some progress. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#45. My psychoanalysis has equipped you with the equivalent of a train ticket to recovery. It is now your decision whether or not you choose to make full use of it. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#46. Instinct of love toward an object demands a mastery to obtain it, and if a person feels they can't control the object or feel threatened by it, they act negatively toward it. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#47. The news that reaches your consciousness is incomplete and often not to be relied on ... Turn your eyes inward, look into your own depths, learn first to know yourself! - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#48. A transference neurosis corresponds to a conflict between ego and id, a narcissistic neurosis corresponds to that between between ego and super-ego, and a psychosis to that between ego and outer world. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#49. Not all men are worthy of love. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#50. We can postulate that there must be diseases founded on a conflict between ego and super-ego. Analysis gives us the right to infer that melancholia is the model of this group, and then we should put in a claim for the name of "narcissistic psychoneuroses" for these disorders. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#51. [The child receives impressions like] a photographic exposure that can be developed after any interval of time and transformed into a picture. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#52. I had thought about cocaine in a kind of day-dream. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#53. The reproaches against science for not having yet solved the problems of the universe are exaggerated in an unjust and malicious manner; it has truly not had time enough yet for these great achievements. Science is very young
a human activity which developed late. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#54. Civilization runs a greater risk if we maintain our present attitude to religion than if we give it up. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#55. Freud revelled in linguistic play, but, despite his appreciation of painting and especially sculpture, he did not know what to make of visual imagery in dreams. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#56. Another assumption is labelled 'regression', and here the reader encounters strange diagrams purporting to represent the direction of psychical energy within the mind. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#57. I have never doubted that religious phenomena are only to be understood on the pattern of the individual neurotic symptoms familiar to us. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#58. A belligerent state permits itself every such misdeed, every such act of violence, as would disgrace the individual. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#59. If I'm not mistaken, Sigmund Freud said that in every idealisation there's an aggression. Depicting the Pope as a sort of Superman, a star, is offensive to me. The pope is a man who laughs, cries, sleeps calmly and has friends like everyone else. A normal person. - Author: Pope Francis
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#60. there is no such thing as an unconscious no. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#61. Sigmund Freud was a half baked Viennese quack. Our literature, culture, and the films of Woody Allen would be better today if Freud had never written a word. - Author: Ian Shoales
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#62. 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?' - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#63. We were able to acknowledge that all these mutually contradictory opinions were right on some point in these complicated interrelationships, and to demonstrate that they had discovered something that was correct. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#64. Concerning the factors of silence, solitude and darkness, we can only say that they are actually elements in the production of the infantile anxiety from which the majority of human beings have never become quite free. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#65. I had the greatest respect for the authorities of my day
until I studied things for myself, and came to my own conclusions. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#66. Conscience is the internal perception of the rejection of a particular wish operating in us. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#67. The injunction that before making a final decision in any matter one should sleep on it for a night is obviously fully justified. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#68. Where questions of religion are concerned, people are guilty of every possible sort of dishonesty and intellectual misdemeanor. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#69. That which he projects ahead of him as his ideal, is merely his substitute for the lost narcissism of his childhood - the time when he was his own ideal. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#70. I may now add that 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. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#71. History is just new people making old mistakes. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#72. The words which we use in our everyday speech are nothing other than watered-down magic. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#73. Illusions commend themselves to us because they save us pain and allow us to enjoy pleasure instead. We must therefore accept it without complaint when they sometimes collide with a bit of reality against which they are dashed to pieces. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#74. A string of reproaches against other people leads one to suspect the existence of a string of self-reproaches with the same content. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#75. After all, we did not invent symbolism; it is a universal age-old activity of the human imagination. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#76. I've been a fortunate man in life, nothing has come easily. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#77. Whoever loves becomes humble. Those who love have , so to speak , pawned a part of their narcissism. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#78. I cannot face with comfort the idea of life without work; work and the free play of the imagination are for me the same thing, I take no pleasure in anything else. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#79. The first is the Credo quia absurdum of the early Father. It would imply that religious doctrines are outside reason's jurisdiction; they stand above reason. Their truth must be inwardly felt: one does not need to comprehend them. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#80. Religious doctrines ... are all illusions, they do not admit of proof, and no one can be compelled to consider them as true or to believe in them. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#81. The paranoid is never entirely mistaken. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#82. The pleasure of satisfying a savage instinct, undomesticated by the ego, is uncomparably much more intense than the one of satisfying a tamed instinct. The reason is becoming the enemy that prevents us from a lot of possibilities of pleasure. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#83. So far we have mainly been concerned with probing after the hidden meaning of dreams, the route we should take to discover it, and the means the dream-work has employed to hide it. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#84. Perception is less of a recording system and more of a protection system against external stimuli. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#85. Analogies, it is true, decide nothing, but they can make one feel more at home. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#86. There is no doubt that the resistance of the conscious and unconscious ego operates under the sway of the pleasure principle: it seeks to avoid the unpleasure which would be produced by the liberation of the repressed. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#87. It is that we are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love, never no helplessly unhappy as when we have lost our loved object of its love. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#88. The only shame in masturbation is the shame of not doing it well. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#89. Do you not know how uncontrolled and unreliable the average human being is in all that concerns sexual life? - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#90. Look into the depths of your own soul and learn first to know yourself, then you will understand why this illness was bound to come upon you and perhaps you will thenceforth avoid falling ill. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#91. Quite often they are lines of thought starting out from more than one centre, but not without their points of contact; almost invariably one train of thought is accompanied by its contradictory opposite, associatively linked to it by contrast. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#92. Maturity is the ability to postpone gratification. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#93. To endure life remains, when all is said, the first duty of all living being Illusion can have no value if it makes this more difficult for us. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#94. The demand to give up the illusions about its condition is the demand to give up a condition that needs illusions - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#95. Civilized people have exchanged some part of their chances of happiness for a measure of security. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#96. One must not be mean with affections; what is spent of the funds is renewed in the spending itself. Left untouched for too long, they diminish imperceptibly or the lock gets rusty; they are there all right but one cannot make use of them. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#97. Words and magic were in the beginning one and the same thing, and even today words retain much of their magical power. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#98. "He sido un hombre afortunado en la vida, nada me ha sido facil." "I've been a fortunate man in life, nothing has come easy" - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#99. Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#100. A strong egoism is a protection. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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