Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) Austrian physician, founder of psychoanalysis

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It is impossible to overlook the extent to which civilization is built upon a renunciation of instinct. - Sigmund Freud
Men are more moral than they think and far more immoral than they can imagine. - Sigmund Freud
Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them. - Sigmund Freud
Analysis does not set out to make pathological reactions impossible, but to give the patient's ego freedom to decide one way or another. - Sigmund Freud
Time spent with cats is never wasted. - Sigmund Freud
Love and stoplights can be cruel. Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness. - Sigmund Freud
A man should not strive to eliminate his complexes, but to get into accord with them, for they are legitimately what directs his conduct in the world. - Sigmund Freud
The ego is not master in its own house. - 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
The goal towards which the pleasure principle impels us, of becoming happy, is not attainable: Yet we may not, nay, cannot, give up the efforts to come nearer to realization of it by some means or other. - Sigmund Freud