The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Religious ideas have sprung from the same need as all the other achievements of culture: from the necessity for defending itself against the crushing supremacy of nature
The goal of all life is death.
We must not allow ourselves to be deflected by the feminists who are anxious to force us to regard the two sexes as completely equal in position and worth
I do not think our successes can compete with those of Lourdes. There are so many more people who believe in the miracles of the Blessed Virgin than in the existence of the unconscious.
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.
Analysis does not set out to make pathological reactions impossible, but to give the patient's ego freedom to decide one way or another.
A great part of the pleasure of travel lies in the fulfillment of early wishes to escape the family and especially the father