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Inspirational Quotes by Sigmund Freud

Inspirational Quotes by Sigmund Freud
Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud (6 May 1856 – 23 September 1939) was an Austrian neurologist physiologist, medical doctor, psychologist and one of the most influential thinker of the early twentieth century. Freud is now known as the father of psychoanalysis. The Interpretation of Dreams, Introduction to Psychoanalysis, The Ego and the Id, Civilization and Its Discontents are some of the popular books written by him.

Below is a list of Inspirational Sigmund Freud quotes, let us know what is your opinion on it.

“One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.”
― Sigmund Freud

“Where does a thought go when it’s forgotten?”
― Sigmund Freud

“The more the fruits of knowledge become accessible to men, the more widespread is the decline of religious belief.”
― Sigmund Freud

“The creative writer does the same as the child at play; he creates a world of fantasy which he takes very seriously.”
― Sigmund Freud

“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

“Men are strong so long as they represent a strong idea,they become powerless when they oppose it.”
― Sigmund Freud

“Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.”
― Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud quotes
Sigmund Freud quotes

“We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love.”
― Sigmund Freud

“Loneliness and darkness have just robbed me of my valuables.”
― Sigmund Freud

“Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.”
― Sigmund Freud

“Men are more moral than they think and far more immoral than they can imagine.”
― Sigmund Freud

“Everywhere I go I find a poet has been there before me.”
― Sigmund Freud

“He that has eyes to see and ears to hear may convince himself that no mortal can keep a secret. If his lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.”
― Sigmund Freud

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

“Immorality, no less than morality, has at all times found support in religion.”
― Sigmund Freud

“What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages they would have burned me. Now they are content with burning my books. ”
― Sigmund Freud

“When a love-relationship is at its height there is no room left for any interest in the environment; a pair of lovers are sufficient to themselves.”
― Sigmund Freud

“The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.”
― Sigmund Freud

“The madman is a dreamer awake.”
― Sigmund Freud

“The liberty of the individual is no gift of civilization. It was greatest before there was any civilization.”
― Sigmund Freud

“In so doing, the idea forces itself upon him that religion is comparable to a childhood neurosis, and he is optimistic enough to suppose that mankind will surmount this neurotic phase, just as so many children grow out of their similar neurosis.”
― Sigmund Freud

“As regards intellectual work it remains a fact, indeed, that great decisions in the realm of thought and momentous discoveries and solutions of problems are only possible to an individual, working in solitude.”
― Sigmund Freud

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

“No, our science is no illusion. But an illusion it would be to suppose that what science cannot give us we can get elsewhere.”
― Sigmund Freud

“Civilized society is perpetually menaced with disintegration through this primary hostility of men towards one another.”
― Sigmund Freud

“It is a predisposition of human nature to consider an unpleasant idea untrue, and then it is easy to find arguments against it.”
― Sigmund Freud

“The virtuous man contents himself with dreaming that which the wicked man does in actual life.”
― Sigmund Freud

“The dream is the liberation of the spirit from the pressure of external nature, a detachment of the soul from the fetters of matter.”
― Sigmund Freud

“I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.”
― Sigmund Freud

“Beauty has no obvious use; nor is there any clear cultural necessity for it. Yet civilization could not do without it.”
― Sigmund Freud

“A 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

“Whoever loves becomes humble. Those who love have , so to speak , pawned a part of their narcissism.”
― Sigmund Freud

“It is impossible to escape the impression that people commonly use false standards of measurement — that they seek power, success and wealth for themselves and admire them in others, and that they underestimate what is of true value in life.”
― Sigmund Freud

“One thing only do I know for certain and that is that man’s judgments of value follow directly his wishes for happiness-that, accordingly, they are an attempt to support his illusions with arguments.”
― Sigmund Freud

“Words and magic were in the beginning one and the same thing, and even today words retain much of their magical power.”
― Sigmund Freud

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6 thoughts on “Inspirational Quotes by Sigmund Freud

  1. I love your blog. So much wisdom. Wow! Although I do find all of his quote interesting, my favorite one is the following one because I know this to be a fact. Whenever I start writing, I step up a new world of fantasy. Thank you for sharing and visiting for visiting my blog.

    “The creative writer does the same as the child at play; he creates a world of fantasy which he takes very seriously.”
    ― Sigmund Freud

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