Sigmund Freud Quotes.
Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires.
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.
Analogies, it is true, decide nothing, but they can make one feel more at home.
A certain degree of neurosis is of inestimable value as a drive, especially to a psychologist.
Men are strong so long as they represent a strong idea they become powerless when they oppose it.
The sexual life of adult women is a “dark continent” for psychology.
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.
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.
Just as no one can be forced into belief, so no one can be forced into unbelief.
Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways.
The only person with whom you have to compare ourselves, is that you in the past. And the only per-son better you should be, this is who you are now.
Words have a magical power. They can either bring the greatest happiness or the deepest despair.
The voice of the intellect is a soft one, but it does not rest until it has gained a hearing.
The liberty of the individual is no gift of civilization. It was greatest before there was any civilization.