Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud

Austrian psychiatrist

Lived from: 1856-1939

Category: Psychology

Quotes: Sigmund Freud

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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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    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 only bodily organ which is really regarded as inferior is the atrophied penis, a girl's clitoris.
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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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    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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    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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