• It is impossible to escape the impression that people commonly use false standards of measurement - that they seek power, success and wealth for themselves and admire them in others, and that they underestimate what is of true value in life.
    It is impossible to escape the impression that people commonly use false standards of measurement - that they seek power, success and wealth for themselves and admire them in others, and that they underestimate what is of true value in life.
    ~ Sigmund Freud
  • Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
    Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
    ~ Sigmund Freud
  • One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
    ~ Sigmund Freud
  • Whoever loves becomes humble. Those who love have, so to speak, pawned a part of their narcissism.
    Whoever loves becomes humble. Those who love have, so to speak, pawned a part of their narcissism.
    ~ Sigmund Freud
  • Desire presses ever forward unsubdued.
    ~ Sigmund Freud
  • One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
    ~ Sigmund Freud
  • Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
    ~ Sigmund Freud
  • We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love, never so forlornly unhappy as when we have lost our love object or its love.
    We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love, never so forlornly unhappy as when we have lost our love object or its love.
    ~ Sigmund Freud
  • Every normal person, in fact, is only normal on the average. His ego approximates to that of the psychotic in some part or other and to a greater or lesser extent.
    ~ Sigmund Freud
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  • Anatomy is destiny.
    ~ Sigmund Freud