Sigmund Freud Quotes


63 Sigmund Freud quotes:



"Conscience is the internal perception of the rejection of a particular wish operating within us."
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"The most complicated achievements of thought are possible without the assistance of consciousness."
"Anxiety in children is originally nothing other than an expression of the fact they are feeling the loss of the person they love"
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"No one who has seen a baby sinking back satiated from the breast and falling asleep with flushed cheeks and a blissful smile can escape the reflection that this picture persists as a prototype of the expression of sexual satisfaction in later life."
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"Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility."
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"Obviously one must hold oneself responsible for the evil impulses of one's dreams. In what other way can one deal with them? Unless the content of the dream rightly understood is inspired by alien spirits, it is part of my own being."
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"He that has eyes to see and ears to hear may convince himself that no mortal can keep a secret. If his lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore."
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"It is impossible to overlook the extent to which civilization is built upon a renunciation of instinct."
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"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."
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"Flowers are restful to look at. They have neither emotions nor conflicts."
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"The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization."
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"The conscious mind may be compared to a fountain playing in the sun and falling back into the great subterranean pool of subconscious from which it rises."
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"Dreams are often most profound when they seem the most crazy."
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"The liberty of the individual is no gift of civilization. It was greatest before there was any civilization."
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"Men are strong only so long as they represent a strong idea. They become powerless when they oppose it."
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"What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages they would have burned me. Now they are content with burning my books."
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"The ego is not master in its own house."
Author: Freud Quotes Category: Ego Quotes Austrian Psychologist Quotes
"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: Freud Quotes Category: Ego Quotes Austrian Psychologist Quotes
"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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"What we call happiness in the strictest sense comes from the (preferably sudden) satisfaction of needs which have been dammed up to a high degree."
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