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Quotes by Sigmund Freud


Quotes by Sigmund Freud



Thought is action in rehearsal.
Sigmund Freud

"We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love."
Sigmund Freud 

"A woman should soften but not weaken a man."
Sigmund Freud 

"Where does a thought go when it's forgotten?"
Sigmund Freud 

Whoever loves becomes humble. Those who love have, so speak, pawned a part of their narcissism.
Sigmund Freud 

The madman is a dreamer awake.
Sigmund Freud 

"Life, as we find it, is too hard for us; it brings us too many pains, disappointments and impossible tasks. In order to bear it we cannot dispense with palliative measures... There are perhaps three such measures: powerful deflections, which cause us to make light of our misery; substitutive satisfaction, which diminish it; and intoxicating substances, which make us insensible to it."
Sigmund Freud 

"The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life."
Sigmund Freud 

"Words have a magical power. They can bring either the greatest happiness or deepest despair; they can transfer knowledge from teacher to student; words enable the orator to sway his audience and dictate its decisions. Words are capable of arousing the strongest emotions and prompting all men's actions."
Sigmund Freud 

"Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness."
Sigmund Freud 

"Everywhere I go I find a poet has been there before me."
Sigmund Freud

"Loneliness and darkness have just robbed me of my valuable."
Sigmund Freud 

Dreams are the royal road to the unconscious.
Sigmund Freud 

"The ego is not master in its own house."
Sigmund Freud 

"How bold one gets when one is sure of being loved."
Sigmund Freud 

"Words and magic were in the beginning one and the same thing, and even today words retain much of their magical power."
Sigmund Freud 

"He who knows how to wait need make no concessions."
Sigmund Freud 

"We are what we are because we have been what we have been, and what is needed for solving the problems of human life and motives is not moral estimates but more knowledge."
Sigmund Freud 

"When one does not have what one wants, one must want what one has."
Sigmund Freud 

"Everyone owes nature a death."
Sigmund Freud 

"One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful."
Sigmund Freud

"In matters of sexuality we are at present, every one of us, ill or well, nothing but hypocrites."
Sigmund Freud 

"Neurosis is no excuse for bad manners."
Sigmund Freud 

Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways.
Sigmund Freud

Not all men are worthy of love.
Sigmund Freud

"Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility."
Sigmund Freud

"Human beings are funny. They long to be with the person they love but refuse to admit openly. Some are afraid to show even the slightest sign of affection because of fear. Fear that their feelings may not be recognized, or even worst, returned."
Sigmund Freud

"The virtuous man contents himself with dreaming that which the wicked man does in actual life."
Sigmund Freud

"Men are more moral than they think and far more immoral than they can imagine."
Sigmund Freud

"My love is something valuable to me which I ought not to throw away without reflection."
Sigmund Freud




Quotes by Sigmund Freud



Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.
Sigmund Freud

Human life should not be considered as the proper material for wild experiments.
Sigmund Freud 

"Nothing that is mentally our own can ever be lost."
Sigmund Freud 

"Analogies, it is true, decide nothing, but they can make one feel more at home."
Sigmund Freud 

"Dreams are never concerned with trivia."
Sigmund Freud 

Those who have eyes to see and ears to hear will soon convince themselves that mortals cannot hide any secret.
Sigmund Freud

Dreams are often most profound when they seem the most crazy.
Sigmund Freud

"If youth knew; if age could."
Sigmund Freud

Just as no one can be forced into belief, so no one can be forced into unbelief.
Sigmund Freud

With words one man can make another blessed, or drive him to despair.
Sigmund Freud

"Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure that you are not, in fact, just surrounded by assholes."
Sigmund Freud

"How far back into childhood do our memories reach?"
Sigmund Freud

"The injunction that before making a final decision in any matter one should sleep on it for a night fully justified."
Sigmund Freud

"One must be humble, one must keep personal preferences and antipathies in the background, if one wishes to discover the realities of the world."
Sigmund Freud

"No one who shares a delusion ever recognizes it as such."
Sigmund Freud

Time spent with cats is never wasted.
Sigmund Freud

The paranoid is never mistaken.
Sigmund Freud

The mind is like an iceberg, it float with one-seventh of its bulk above water.
Sigmund Freud

One is very crazy when in love.
Sigmund Freud

"Men are strong so long as they represent a strong idea, they become powerless when they oppose it."
Sigmund Freud

Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.
Sigmund Freud

If you can't do it, give up!
Sigmund Freud

"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."
Sigmund Freud

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. 
Sigmund Freud

Opposition is not necessarily enmity; it is merely misused and made an occasion for enmity.
Sigmund Freud

"I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection."
Sigmund Freud

If you want your wife to listen to you, then talk to another woman; she will be all ears.
Sigmund Freud

"Illusions commend themselves to us because they save us pain and allow us to enjoy pleasure instead."
Sigmund Freud

"Love in the form of longing and deprivation lowers the self regard."
Sigmund Freud 

The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Sigmund Freud 


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