Portrait by Max Halberstadt from the LIFE Magazine Photo Archive (1922)
Quotes of the Day for 6 May 2002 – Sigmund Freud
Sigismund Schlomo Freud was born at Freiberg (now part of the Czech Republic) on 6 May 1856. Controversy flourished around his work as he developed psychoanalysis, and continues today. None of the Freud quotes in the database seemed at all controversial, here are a few.
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No other technique for the conduct of life attaches the individual so firmly to reality as laying emphasis on work; for his work at least gives him a secure place in a portion of reality, in the human community.
It is impossible to overlook the extent to which civilization is built upon a renunciation of instinct.
- Civilization and Its Discontents
In the small matters trust the mind, in the large ones the heart.
What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.
Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.
- Sigmund Freud, 1856 - 1939
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