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" A belligerent state permits itself every such misdeed, every such act of violence, as would disgrace the individual. "
" Civilization began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock. "
" Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires. "
" The first requisite of civilization is that of justice. "
" The voice of the intellect is a soft one, but it does not rest until it has gained a hearing. "
" The liberty of the individual is no gift of civilization. It was greatest before there was any civilization. "
" The act of birth is the first experience of anxiety, and thus the source and prototype of the affect of anxiety. "
" One is very crazy when in love. "
" Anatomy is destiny. "
" America is the most grandiose experiment the world has seen, but, I am afraid, it is not going to be a success. "
" The goal of all life is death. "
" Everywhere I go I find that a poet has been there before me. "
" If youth knew; if age could. "
" 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. "
" The mind is like an iceberg, it floats with one-seventh of its bulk above water. "
" Analysis does not set out to make pathological reactions impossible, but to give the patient's ego freedom to decide one way or another. "
" Flowers are restful to look at. They have neither emotions nor conflicts. "
" What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages they would have burned me. Now they are content with burning my books. "
" We are never so defensless against suffering as when we love. "
" Men are strong so long as they represent a strong idea they become powerless when they oppose it. "
" He that has eyes to see and ears to hear may convince himself that no mortal can keep a secret. If his lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore. "
" Just as no one can be forced into belief, so no one can be forced into unbelief. "
" The goal towards which the pleasure principle impels us - of becoming happy - is not attainable: yet we may not - nay, cannot - give up the efforts to come nearer to realization of it by some means or other. "
" If a man has been his mother's undisputed darling he retains throughout life the triumphant feeling, the confidence in success, which not seldom brings actual success along with it. "
" The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind. "
" America is a mistake, a giant mistake. "
" We believe that civilization has been created under the pressure of the exigencies of life at the cost of satisfaction of the instincts. "
" Like the physical, the psychical is not necessarily in reality what it appears to us to be. "
" Love and work... work and love, that's all there is. "
" 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. "
" Analogies, it is true, decide nothing, but they can make one feel more at home. "