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Sigmund Freud

Quote of Sigmund Freud - The poets and philosophers before me...


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

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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Quotes for: philosopher


Whoever wishes to become a philosopher must learn not to be frightened by absurdities.





Clarity is the good faith of philosophers.





I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his 'divine service.'





The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways. The point, however, is to change it.





The beard does not make the philosopher.
  





To the poet, to the philosopher, to the saint, all things are friendly and sacred, all events profitable, all days holy, all men divine.











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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.





In jest - it is well known - one may even tell the truth.












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