Sigmund Freud

1856 - 1939

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 decisions and home

Analogies, it is true, decide nothing, but they can make one feel more at home.

Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939)

Source: New Introductory Lectures of Psychoanalysis

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A Quote by Sigmund Freud on destiny

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Anatomy is destiny.

Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939)

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A Quote by Sigmund Freud on admiration, authority, majorities, needs, and people

The great majority of people have a strong need for authority which they can admire, to which they can submit, and which dominates and sometimes even ill-treats them.

Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939)

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A Quote by Sigmund Freud on acceptance, certainty, and risk

Devout believers are safeguarded in a high degree against the risk of certain neurotic illnesses; their acceptance of the universal neurosis spares them the task of constructing a personal one.

Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939)

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A Quote by Sigmund Freud on life, privacy, and secrets

Neither in my private life nor in my writings, have I ever made a secret of being an out-and-out unbeliever.

Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939)

Source: Sigmund Freud, letter to Charles Singer

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A Quote by Sigmund Freud on justice

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Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.

Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939)

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A Quote by Sigmund Freud on civilization and insults

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

Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939)

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