Time spent with cats is never wasted.”
Just as no one can be forced into belief, so no one can be forced into unbelief.
From error to error one discovers the entire truth.
One is very crazy when in love.
I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.
It is not so much that man is a herd animal, but that he is a horde animal led by a chief.
The conscious mind may be compared to a fountain playing in the sun and falling back into the great subterranean pool of subconscious from which it rises.
The aim of psychoanalysis is to relieve people of their neurotic unhappiness so that they can be normally unhappy.
Thought is action in rehearsal.
I consider it a good rule for letter writing to leave unmentioned what the recipient already knows, and instead tell him something new.
Anything that encourages the growth of emotional ties between men must operate against war.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
The goal of all life is death.
What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages they would have burned me. Now they are content with burning my books.
This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsever.