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Sigmund Freud

Quote of Sigmund Freud - What a distressing contrast there is...


Biography - Sigmund Freud:

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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What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.
Sigmund Freud




Translation  

Translation

(German, French)


German
Denken Sie an den betrübenden Kontrast zwischen der strahlenden Intelligenz eines gesunden Kindes und der Denkschwäche des durchschnittlichen Erwachsenen.”
Sigmund Freud

French
Pensez au contraste attristant qui existe entre l'intelligence rayonnante d'un enfant bien portant et la faiblesse mentale d'un adulte moyen.”
Sigmund Freud




See also  

See also...



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To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.”
Isaac Newton

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I believe the power of observation in numbers of very young children to be quite wonderful for its closeness and accuracy. Indeed, I think that most grown men who are remarkable in this respect, may with greater propriety be said not to have lost the faculty, than to have acquired it.”
Charles Dickens




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Quotes about intelligence:


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Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein
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Intelligence has value only in the service of love.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.”
Immanuel Kant - Answering the Question: What is Enlightenment?
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The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald
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The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.”
Bertrand Russell
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To be able to discern what is true as true and what is false as false — this is the mark and character of intelligence.”
Emanuel Swedenborg
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Quotes about weakness:


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No man is weak by choice.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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Love you will find only where you may show yourself weak without provoking strength.”
Theodor W. Adorno
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What is tolerance? It is the endowment of humanity. We are all steeped in weakness and error; let us forgive each other our stupidities, that is the first law of nature.”
Voltaire - Philosophical Dictionary
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The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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The weakness of human reason appears more evidently in those who know it not, than in those who know it.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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Sigmund Freud also said...


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Important matters may manifest themselves through small signs.”
Sigmund Freud - Introduction to Psychoanalysis
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Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.”
Sigmund Freud
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The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.”
Sigmund Freud
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The poets and philosophers before me discovered the unconscious; what I discovered was the scientific method by which the unconscious can be studied:”
Sigmund Freud
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One is very crazy when in love.”
Sigmund Freud
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The psychical, whatever its nature may be, is itself unconscious.”
Sigmund Freud
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