Quotes: pathological

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  • A pathological business, writing, don't you think? Just look what a writer actually does: all that unnatural tense squatting and hunching, all those rituals: pathological!
  • Sigmund Freud
    Sigmund Freud
    Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
    Sigmund Freud
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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.
  • Audre Lorde
    Audre Lorde
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    For women, the need and desire to nurture each other is not pathological but redemptive, and it is within that knowledge that our real power is rediscovered. It is this real connection, which is so feared by a patriarchal world.
    Source: Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches (2012) 111
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
    Henry Louis Mencken
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    Hope is a pathological belief in the occurrence of the impossible.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    Technological progress is like an ax in the hands of a pathological criminal.
  • Rene Dubos
    Rene Dubos
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    The most important pathological effects of pollution are extremely delayed and indirect.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
    Barbara Ehrenreich
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    When I was 13, I had these episodes where I could just see the world without any words attached to it, without any associations. It was a little bit spooky. A lot of people might have even thought it was pathological. I thought it was interesting.
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