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    Love and work... work and love, that's all there is.
    — Sigmund Freud
    tags: work 
     
    When a man is freed of religion, he has a better chance to live a normal and wholesome life.
    — Sigmund Freud
    tags: chance  men  live 
     
    If you want your wife to listen to you, then talk to another woman; she will be all ears.
    — Sigmund Freud
    tags: wife 
     
    I had the greatest respect for the authorities of my day-until I studied things for myself, and came to my own conclusions.
    — Sigmund Freud
    tags: respect  authority 
     
    It is impossible to overlook the extent to which civilization is built upon a renunciation of instinct.
    — Sigmund Freud
    Indeed, the great Leonardo (da Vinci) remained like a child for the whole of his life in more than one way. It is said that all great men are bound to retain some infantile part. Even as an adult he continued to play, and this was another reason why he often appeared uncanny and incomprehensible to his contemporaries.
    — Sigmund Freud
    Where does a thought go when it's forgotten?
    — Sigmund Freud
    tags: thoughts 
     
    I cannot face with comfort the idea of life without work; work and the free play of the imagination are for me the same thing, I take no pleasure in anything else.
    — Sigmund Freud
    The mind is like an iceberg, it floats with one-seventh of its bulk above water.
    — Sigmund Freud
    tags: water  mind 
     
    Neurosis is the inability to tolerate ambiguity.
    — Sigmund Freud
    Only a good-for-nothing is not interested in his past.
    — Sigmund Freud
    tags: past 
     
    Time spent with cats is never wasted.
    — Sigmund Freud
    tags: time  cat 
     
    From error to error one discovers the entire truth.
    — Sigmund Freud
    tags: truth 
     
    Words have a magical power. They can bring either the greatest happiness or deepest despair; they can transfer knowledge from teacher to student; words enable the orator to sway his audience and dictate its decisions. Words are capable of arousing the strongest emotions and prompting all men's actions.
    — Sigmund Freud
    Dreams are the royal road to the unconscious.
    — Sigmund Freud
    tags: dreams 
     
    Civilization began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock.
    — Sigmund Freud
    The unconscious of one human being can react upon that of another without passing through the conscious.
    — Sigmund Freud
    tags: conscious  human 
     
    Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.
    — Sigmund Freud
    tags: oneself  exercise 
     
    We choose not randomly each other. We meet only those who already exists in our subconscious.
    — Sigmund Freud
    In the small matters trust the mind, in the large ones the heart.
    — Sigmund Freud
    tags: heart  trust  mind 
     
    One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
    — Sigmund Freud
    tags: beautiful  struggle  year 
     
    Human beings are funny. They long to be with the person they love but refuse to admit openly. Some are afraid to show even the slightest sign of affection because of fear. Fear that their feelings may not be recognized, or even worst, returned. But one thing about human beings puzzles me the most is their conscious effort to be connected with the object of their affection even if it kills them slowly within.
    — Sigmund Freud
    Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
    — Sigmund Freud
    tags: strength 
     
    The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been able to answer, despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is 'What does a woman want?'
    — Sigmund Freud
    tags: women  soul  questions  research  year 
     
    Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
    — Sigmund Freud
    Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways.
    — Sigmund Freud
    tags: emotion  die 
     
    Not to know the past is to be in bondage to it, while to remember, to know, is to be set free.
    — Sigmund Freud
    tags: past 
     
    None believes in his own death. In the unconscious everyone is convinced of his own immortality.
    — Sigmund Freud
    Let us consider the polarity of love and hate.... Now, clinical observation shows not only that love is with unexpected regularityaccompanied by hate (ambivalence), and not only that in human relationships hate is frequently a forerunner of love, but also that in many circumstances hate changes into love and love into hate.
    — Sigmund Freud
    tags: hate  human  relationship 
     
    My boy! Smoking is one of the greatest and cheapest enjoyments in life, and if you decide in advance not to smoke, i can only feel sorry for you.
    — Sigmund Freud
    tags: sorry  smoke 
     
    The true believer is in a high degree protected against the danger of certain neurotic afflictions; by accepting the universal neurosis he is spared the task of forming a personal neurosis.
    — Sigmund Freud
    The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
    — Sigmund Freud
    tags: human  sexual 
     
    Dogs love their friends and bite their enemies, quite unlike people, who are incapable of pure love and always have to mix love and hate.
    — Sigmund Freud
    tags: enemies  people  friends  hate  enemy  dog 
     
    When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
    — Sigmund Freud
    A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity.
    — Sigmund Freud
    To be completely honest with oneself is the very best effort a human being can make.
    — Sigmund Freud
    tags: human  oneself 
     
    Humanity is in the highest degree irrational, so that there is no prospect of influencing it by reasonable arguments. Against prejudice one can do nothing.
    — Sigmund Freud
    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
    tags: philosopher  poet 
     
    Without love we fall ill.
    — Sigmund Freud
    The reproaches against science for not having yet solved the problems of the universe are exaggerated in an unjust and malicious manner; it has truly not had time enough yet for these great achievements. Science is very young-a human activity which developed late.
    — Sigmund Freud
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    sigmund freud
    Birth    : May 6, 1856
    Death  : September 23, 1939
    Occupation  : Neurologist

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