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The anguish of the neurotic in... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Quotes About Neurosis
The anguish of the neurotic individual is the same as that of the saint. The neurotic, the saint are engaged in the same battle. Their blood flows from similar wounds. But the first one gasps and the other one gives. Georges Bataille

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I have three phobias which, co... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Quotes About Neurosis
I have three phobias which, could I mute them, would make my life as slick as a sonnet, but as dull as ditch water: I hate to go to bed, I hate to get up, and I hate to be alone. Tallulah Bankhead

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Oh the nerves, the nerves; the... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Quotes About Neurosis
Oh the nerves, the nerves; the mysteries of this machine called man! Oh the little that unhinges it, poor creatures that we are! Charles Dickens

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A certain degree of neurosis i... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Quotes About Neurosis
A certain degree of neurosis is of inestimable value as a drive, especially to a psychologist. Sigmund Freud

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Neurotics complain of their il... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Quotes About Neurosis
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

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Neurosis has an absolute geniu... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Quotes About Neurosis
Neurosis has an absolute genius for malingering. There is no illness which it cannot counterfeit perfectly. If it is capable of deceiving the doctor, how should it fail to deceive the patient? Marcel Proust

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Everything great that we know ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Quotes About Neurosis
Everything great that we know has come from neurotics never will the world be aware of how much it owes to them, nor above all what they have suffered in order to bestow their gifts on it. Marcel Proust

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We have long observed that eve... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Quotes About Neurosis
We have long observed that every neurosis has the result, and therefore probably the purpose, of forcing the patient out of real life, of alienating him from actuality. Sigmund Freud

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Everything great in the world ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Quotes About Neurosis
Everything great in the world comes from neurotics. They alone have founded our religions and composed our masterpieces. Marcel Proust

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The sensitiveness claimed by n... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Quotes About Neurosis
The sensitiveness claimed by neurotic is matched by their egotism: they cannot abide the flaunting by others of the sufferings to which they pay an even increasing amount of attention in themselves. Marcel Proust

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The expectation that every neu... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Quotes About Neurosis
The expectation that every neurotic phenomenon can be cured may, I suspect, be derived from the layman's belief that the neuroses are something quite unnecessary which have no right whatever to exist. Whereas in fact they are severe, constitutionally fixed illnesses, which rarely restrict themselves to only a few attacks but persist as a rule over long periods throughout life. Sigmund Freud

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Every neurosis is a primitive ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Quotes About Neurosis
Every neurosis is a primitive form of legal proceeding in which the accused carries on the prosecution, imposes judgment and executes the sentence: all to the end that someone else should not perform the same process. Lionel Trilling