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A certain degree of neurosis is of inestimable value as a drive, especially to a psychologist. - Sigmund Freud


Doubt is to certainty as neurosis is to psychosis. The neurotic is in doubt and has fears about persons and things; the psychotic has convictions and makes claims about them. In short, the neurotic has problems, the psychotic has solutions. - Thomas Stephen Szasz


Neurosis is the way of avoiding non-being by avoiding being. - Paul Johannes Tillich


Devout believers are safe-guarded in a high degree against the risk of certain neurotic illnesses; their acceptance of the universal neurosis spares them the task of building a personal one. - Sigmund Freud


The neurosis in which the search for safety takes its clearest form is in the compulsive-obsessive neurosis. Compulsive-obsessive to frantically order and stabilize the world so that no unmanageable, unexpected or unfamiliar dangers will ever appear. - Abraham H. Maslow


The scars left from the child's defeat in the fight against irrational authority are to be found at the bottom of every neurosis. - Erich Fromm


Religion is comparable to a childhood neurosis. - Sigmund Freud


Neurosis is the natural, logical development of an individual who is comparatively inactive, filled with a personal, egocentric striving for superiority, and is therefore retarded in the development of his social interest, as we find regularly among. - Alfred Adler


Education, like neurosis, begins at home. - Milton R. Sapirstein