Sigmund Freud Quotes

A wise man should not strive to eliminate his complexes but to get into accord with them: they are legitimately what directs his conduct in the world. Sigmund Freud

Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness. Sigmund Freud

He does not believe that does not live according to his belief. Sigmund Freud

Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar. Sigmund Freud

The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization. Sigmund Freud

The ego is not master in its own house. Sigmund Freud

The doctor should be opaque to his patients and, like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him. Sigmund Freud

We must not allow ourselves to be deflected by the feminists who are anxious to force us to regard the two sexes as completely equal in position and worth. Sigmund Freud

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. Sigmund Freud

Opposition is not necessarily enmity; it is merely misused and made an occasion for enmity. Sigmund Freud

Men are strong only so long as they represent a strong idea. They become powerless when they oppose it. Sigmund Freud

The act of birth is the first experience of anxiety, and thus the source and prototype of the affect of anxiety. Sigmund Freud

The tendency of aggression is an innate, independent, instinctual disposition in man…it constitutes the most powerful obstacle to culture. 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

Neurosis is the inability to tolerate ambiguity. Sigmund Freud

The great question that has never been answered and which I have not get been able to answer, despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is ‘What does a women want?’ Sigmund Freud