SIGMUND FREUD QUOTES ABOUT SELF

“Where id was, there ego shall be.”

“Anxiety is the price we pay for freedom.”

“We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love.”

“The ego is not master in its own house.”

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

“The voice of the intellect is a soft one, but it does not rest until it has gained a hearing.”

“The goal of all life is death.”

“A man who has been the indisputable favorite of his mother keeps for life the feeling of a conqueror.”

“One is very crazy when in love.”

“Neurosis is the inability to tolerate ambiguity.”

“Everywhere I go, I find a poet has been there before me.”

“The first human being who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.”

“The mind is like an iceberg, it floats with one-seventh of its bulk above water.” SAD SUCCESS QUOTES

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

“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?'”

“The ego refuses to be distressed by the provocations of reality, to let itself be compelled to suffer. It insists that it cannot be affected by the traumas of the external world; it shows, in fact, that such traumas are no more than occasions for it to gain pleasure.”

“Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness.”

“The sexual instinct is one of the leading forces in human life.”

“Trials are but lessons that you failed to learn presented once again, so where you made a faulty choice before, you can now make a better one.”

“The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.”

“The narcissist has no interest in others, except as an audience, or as objects to be used to obtain admiration and adulation.”

“Civilization began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock.”

“One is inclined to overestimate the importance of facts until he has studied psychology.”

“Neurotics complain of their suffering, but they make the most of it, and, what is more significant, they make the most of nothing else.”