Sigmund Freud

1856 - 1939

A Quote by Sigmund Freud on revolution, civilization, dissatisfaction, and collapse

A civilization which leaves so large a number of its participants unsatisfied and drives them into revolt neither has nor deserves the prospect of a lasting existence.

Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939)

Source: The Future of an Illusion

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A Quote by Sigmund Freud on revolution, civilization, dissatisfaction, and collapse

A civilization which leaves so large a number of its participants unsatisfied and drives them into revolt neither has nor deserves the prospect of a lasting existence.

Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939)

Source: The Future of an Illusion

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A Quote by Sigmund Freud on life, fortune, and difficult life

"He sido un hombre afortunado en la vida, nada me ha sido facil."

     "I've been a fortunate man in life, nothing has come easy"

Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939)

Source: on a sign in a park in Atenas, Costa Rica

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A Quote by Sigmund Freud on loss, mourning, grief, and change

We find a place for what we lose. Although we know that after such a loss the acute stage of mourning will subside, we also know that a part of us shall remain inconsolable and never find a substitute. No matter what may fill the gap, even if it is completely filled, it will nevertheless remain something changed forever...

Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939)

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A Quote by Sigmund Freud on civilization

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

Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939)

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A Quote by Sigmund Freud on poetry and knowledge

"Poets…are masters of us ordinary men, in knowledge of the mind, because they drink at streams…not yet made accessible to science."

Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939)

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A Quote by Sigmund Freud on love, work, and humanness

Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness.

Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939)

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A Quote by Sigmund Freud on ideas and men

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Men are strong only so long as they represent a strong idea. They become powerless when they oppose it.

Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939)

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A Quote by Sigmund Freud on action and thought

Thought is action in rehearsal.

Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939)

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A Quote by Sigmund Freud on illusions, impulses, instinct, readiness, religion, and strength

Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from its readiness to fit in with our instinctual wishful impulses.

Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939)

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