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.
Quote by Sigmund Freud
Sigmund Freud Quotes
Religion is comparable to a childhood neurosis
The ego is not master in its own house.
Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in...
We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love.
Conscience is the internal perception of the reaction of a particular wish operating within us
Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls...
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are...
How bold one gets when one is sure of being loved.
Civilization began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock.
Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness.
If one attempts to assign to religion its place in man's evolution, it seems not...
The psychoanalysis of neurotics has taught us to recognize the intimate connection between wetting the...
A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity
Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom...
The more the fruits of knowledge become accessible to men, the more widespread is the...
Demons do not exist any more than gods do, being only the products of the...
Psychoanalysis is for hysterical pathological cases, not for silly rich American women who should be...
Where id was, there ego shall be.
Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them.
The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been...