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Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility. Sigmund Freud
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From error to error, one discovers the entire truth. Sigmund Freud
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We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love, never so forlornly unhappy as when we have lost our love object or its love. Sigmund Freud
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Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise. Sigmund Freud
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SuzanneKronisch added The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly. Jim Rohn
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I have found little that is good about human beings on the whole. In my experience most of them are trash, no matter whether they publicly subscribe to this or that ethical doctrine or to none at all. That is something that you cannot say aloud, or perhaps even think. Sigmund Freud
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The mind is like an iceberg, it floats with one-seventh of its bulk above water. Sigmund Freud
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The ego is not master in its own house. Sigmund Freud
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Sexual love is undoubtedly one of the chief things in life, and the union of mental and bodily satisfaction in the enjoyment of love is one of its culminating peaks. Apart from a few queer fanatics, all the world knows this and conducts its life accordingly; science alone is too delicate to admit it. Sigmund Freud
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Men are more moral than they think and far more immoral than they can imagine. Sigmund Freud
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America is the most grandiose experiment the world has seen, but, I am afraid, it is not going to be a success. Sigmund Freud
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The most complicated achievements of thought are possible without the assistance of consciousness. Sigmund Freud
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One is very crazy when in love. Sigmund Freud
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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
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America is a mistake, a giant mistake. Sigmund Freud
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I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection. Sigmund Freud
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Where id was, there shall ego be. Sigmund Freud
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Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness. Sigmund Freud
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A man who has been the indisputable favorite of his mother keeps for life the feeling of a conqueror. Sigmund Freud
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Look into the depths of your own soul and learn first to know yourself, then you will understand why this illness was bound to come upon you and perhaps you will thenceforth avoid falling ill. Sigmund Freud
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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. Sigmund Freud
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Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them. Sigmund Freud
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Every normal person, in fact, is only normal on the average. His ego approximates to that of the psychotic in some part or other and to a greater or lesser extent. Sigmund Freud
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The time comes when each one of us has to give up as illusions the expectations which, in his youth, he pinned upon his fellow-men, and when he may learn how much difficulty and pain has been added to his life by their ill-will. Sigmund Freud
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We are threatened with suffering from three directions: from our own body, which is doomed to decay and dissolution and which cannot even do without pain and anxiety as warning signals; from the external world, which may rage against us with overwhelming and merciless forces of destruction; and finally from our relations to other men. The suffering which comes from this last source is perhaps more painful than any other. Sigmund Freud