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Sigmund Freud

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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

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




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Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.




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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.
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"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
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There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.
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This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
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Responsible one is not only for what you do but also for what it does not.
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when we say that a man is responsible for himself, we do not only mean that he is responsible for his own individuality, but that he is responsible for all men.
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We need to cultivate a universal responsibility for one another and the planet we share.
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The price of greatness is responsibility.
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Falling in love is not at all the most stupid thing that people do — but gravitation cannot be held responsible for it.
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I have walked that long road to freedom. I have tried not to falter; I have made missteps along the way. But I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. I have taken a moment here to rest, to steal a view of the glorious vista that surrounds me, to look back on the distance I have come. But I can rest only for a moment, for with freedom comes responsibilities, and I dare not linger, for my long walk is not yet ended.
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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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Important matters may manifest themselves through small signs.
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Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.
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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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Whatever makes for cultural development is working also against war.
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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:
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