35 Inspirational Sigmund Freud Quotes On Success

35 Inspirational Sigmund Freud Quotes On Success

Sigmund Freud was an Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology through dialogue between a patient and a psychoanalyst. May his quotes inspire you to live a life filled with love and play so that you may live your dreams.

1. “Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.” Sigmund Freud

2. “Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.” Sigmund Freud

3. “Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways.” Sigmund Freud

4. “Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure that you are not, in fact, just surrounded by unpleasant people.” Sigmund Freud

5. “From error to error, one discovers the entire truth.” Sigmund Freud

6. “We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love.” Sigmund Freud

7. “The mind is like an iceberg, it floats with one-seventh of its bulk above water.” Sigmund Freud

8. “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.” Sigmund Freud

9. “I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.” Sigmund Freud

10. “The only person with whom you have to compare yourself is you in the past.” Sigmund Freud

11. “When I am criticized, I can defend myself, but I’m powerless against the praise.” Sigmund Freud

12. “The goal of all life is death.” Sigmund Freud

13. “The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.” Sigmund Freud

14. “How bold one gets when one is sure of being loved.” Sigmund Freud

15. “One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.” Sigmund Freud

16. “Dreams are often most profound when they seem the most crazy.” Sigmund Freud

17. “The madman is a dreamer awake.” Sigmund Freud

18. “If youth knew; if age could.” Sigmund Freud

19. “A man who has been the indisputable favorite of his mother keeps for life the feeling of a conqueror.” Sigmund Freud

20. “We are what we are because we have been what we have been.” Sigmund Freud

21. “The child takes his play very seriously and he expends large amounts of emotion on it.” Sigmund Freud

22. “It is not attention that the child is seeking, but love.” Sigmund Freud

23. “There is a powerful force within us, an unilluminated part of the mind – separate from the conscious mind that is constantly at work molding our thought, feelings, and actions.” Sigmund Freud

24. “Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them.” Sigmund Freud

25. “Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.” Sigmund Freud

26. “Thought is action in rehearsal.” Sigmund Freud

27. Conscience is the internal perception of the rejection of a particular wish operating within us.” Sigmund Freud

28. “A piece of creative writing, like a day-dream, is a continuation of, and a substitute for, what was once the play of childhood.” Sigmund Freud

29. “If you don’t like a person it’s because they remind you of something you don’t like about yourself.” Sigmund Freud

30. “Words have a magical power. They can bring either the greatest happiness or the deepest despair; they can transfer knowledge from teacher to student; words enable the orator to sway his audience and dictate its decision. Words are capable of arousing the strongest emotions and prompting all men’s actions.” Sigmund Freud

31. “We choose not randomly each other. We meet only those who already exist in our subconscious.” Sigmund Freud

32. “Men are strong so long as they represent a strong idea.” Sigmund Freud

33. “Maturity is the ability to postpone gratification.” Sigmund Freud

34. “I became aware of my destiny: to belong to the critical minority as opposed to the unquestioning majority.” Sigmund Freud

35. “In the small matters trust the mind, in the large ones the heart.” Sigmund Freud