10 Great Sigmund Freud Quotes in Celebration of His Birthday 10 Great Sigmund Freud Quotes in Celebration of His Birthday
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10 Great Sigmund Freud Quotes in Celebration of His Birthday

by Yasha Wallin

May 8, 2013
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The great question... which I have not been able to answer, despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is 'what does a woman want?'

The ego is not master in its own house.
    
What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages they would have burned me. Now they are content with burning my books.

In the important decisions of personal life, we should be governed by the deep inner needs of our nature.

Two hallmarks of a healthy life are the abilities to love and to work. Each requires imagination.

When inspiration doesn't come, I go halfway to meet it.

From error to error, one discovers the entire truth.

Time spent with cats is never wasted.

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

Incidentally, why was it that none of all the pious ever discovered psycho-analysis? Why did it have to wait for a completely godless Jew?

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Related: Remembering Carl Sagan on His Birthday: Innovator, Visionary, and Humanitarian

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10 Great Sigmund Freud Quotes in Celebration of His Birthday