Sigmund Freud Quotes.
Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.
Dreams are often most profound when they seem the most crazy.
Whoever loves becomes humble. Those who love have, so to speak, pawned a part of their narcissism.
The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.
What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages they would have burned me. Now they are content with burning my books.
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?’
A man who has been the indisputable favorite of his mother keeps for life the feeling of a conqueror.
Men are strong so long as they represent a strong idea they become powerless when they oppose it.
Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone.
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.
Sadism is all right in its place, but it should be directed to proper ends.
Not to know the past is to be in bondage to it, while to remember, to know, is to be set free.
Neurotics complain of their illness, but they make the most of it, and when it comes to talking it away from them they will defend it like a lioness her young.
The sexual life of adult women is a “dark continent” for psychology.