Sigmund Freud

1856 - 1939

A Quote by Sigmund Freud on egotism

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The ego is not master in its own house.

Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939)

Source: A Difficulty in the Path of Psycho-Analysis (1917)

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A Quote by Sigmund Freud on conflict and emotion

Flowers are restful to look at. They have neither emotions nor conflicts.

Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939)

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A Quote by Sigmund Freud on books, contentment, and progress

What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages they would have burned me. Now they are content with burning my books.

Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939)

Source: 1933

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A Quote by Sigmund Freud on freedom, people, and responsibility

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

Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939)

Source: Civilization and Its Discontents.

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A Quote by Sigmund Freud on creation, happiness, inclusion, and intention

One feels inclined to say that the intention that man should be 'happy' is not included in the plan of Creation.' . . . We are so made that we can derive intense enjoyment only from a contrast and very little from a state of things.

Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939)

Source: Civilization and its Discontents

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A Quote by Sigmund Freud on exercise, good, and honesty

Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.

Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939)

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A Quote by Sigmund Freud on egotism

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Where id was, there shall ego be.

Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939)

Source: a lecture

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A Quote by Sigmund Freud on direction and world

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.

Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939)

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A Quote by Sigmund Freud on rest

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

Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939)

Source: The Future of an Illusion

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A Quote by Sigmund Freud on belief, knowledge, men, and religion

The more the fruits of knowledge become accessible to men, the more widespread is the decline of religious belief.

Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939)

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