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Sigmund Freud

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Biography : Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis.
Born: 1856 - Died: 1939
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Czech Republic
Czech Republic
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Important matters may manifest themselves through small signs."
Sigmund Freud - Introduction to Psychoanalysis
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What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult."
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Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise."
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One is very crazy when in love."
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The psychical, whatever its nature may be, is itself unconscious."
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Love and work... work and love, that's all there is."
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Civilization began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock."
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What we call happiness in the strictest sense comes from the (preferably sudden) satisfaction of needs which have been dammed up to a high degree."
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Men are strong so long as they represent a strong idea they become powerless when they oppose it."
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America is the most grandiose experiment the world has seen, but, I am afraid, it is not going to be a success."
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Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone."
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We are never so defensless against suffering as when we love."
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I have found little that is 'good' about human beings on the whole. In my experience most of them are trash, no matter whether they publicly subscribe to this or that ethical doctrine or to none at all. That is something that you cannot say aloud, or perhaps even think."
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Analysis does not set out to make pathological reactions impossible, but to give the patient's ego freedom to decide one way or another."
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If youth knew if age could."
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The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind."
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Obviously one must hold oneself responsible for the evil impulses of one's dreams. In what other way can one deal with them? Unless the content of the dream rightly understood is inspired by alien spirits, it is part of my own being."
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The voice of the intellect is a soft one, but it does not rest until it has gained a hearing."
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