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Sigmund Freud

Quote of Sigmund Freud - Civilization began the first time an...


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

Civilization began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock.




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Quotes for: anger


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Quotes for: anger


When someone opposes me, he arouses my attention, not my anger. I go to greet a man who contradicts me, who instructs me.





Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.





With the good man anger is quick to die.





If I were not king, I should lose my temper.





Anger is a short madness.





So when any one makes you angry, know that it is your own thought that has angered you.











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Quotes for: Civilization


We civilizations now know ourselves mortal.





By the mere fact that he forms part of an organised crowd, a man descends several rungs in the ladder of civilisation.





Peace is the virtue of civilization. War is its crime.





While civilization has been improving our houses, it has not equally improved the men who are to inhabit them. It has created palaces, but it was not so easy to create noblemen and kings.





At the root of our civilization, there is the freedom of each person of thought, of belief, of opinion, of work, of leisure.





Inability to accept the mystic experience is more than an intellectual handicap. Lack of awareness of the basic unity of organism and environment is a serious and dangerous hallucination. For in a civilization equipped with immense technological power, the sense of alienation between man and nature leads to the use of technology in a hostile spirit – to the ‚conquest‘ of nature instead of intelligent co-operation with nature.







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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.





Important matters may manifest themselves through small signs.





Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.





The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.





Whatever makes for cultural development is working also against war.





The poets and philosophers before me discovered the unconscious; what I discovered was the scientific method by which the unconscious can be studied:












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