You wanted to kill your father in order to be your father yourself. Now you are your father, but a dead father.

Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud

Profession: Psychologist
Nationality: Austrian

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The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.

We shall not fall out of this world. We are in it once and for all.

Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness.

He who knows how to wait need make no concessions.

I do not in the least underestimate bisexuality. . . I expect it to provide all further enlightenment.

What we call happiness in the strictest sense comes from the (preferably sudden) satisfaction of needs which have been dammed up to a high degree.

My love is something valuable to me which I ought not to throw away without reflection.

The superego is, however, not simply a residue of the earliest object-choices of the id; it also represents an energetic reaction-formation against those choices.

Obviously one must hold oneself responsible for the evil impulses of one's dreams. In what other way can one deal with them? Unless the content of the dream rightly understood is inspired by alien spirits, it is part of my own being.

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?'

Immorality, no less than morality, has at all times found support in religion.

Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways.

Life is impoverished, it loses in interest, when the highest stake in the game of living, life itself, may not be risked. It becomes as shallow and empty as, let us say, an American flirtation.

Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.