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.
No neurotic harbors thoughts of suicide which are not murderous impulses against others redirected upon himself.
The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.
It would be very nice if there were a God who created the world and was a benevolent providence, and if there were a moral order in the universe and an after-life; but it is a very striking fact that all this is exactly as we are bound to wish it to be.
The medical profession is justly conservative.
Whoever possesses something that is at once valuable and fragile is afraid of other people's envy, in so far as he projects on to them the envy he would have felt in their place.