Sigmund Freud Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old sigmund freud quotes, sigmund freud sayings, and sigmund freud proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection.     

Sigmund Freud

Dogs love their friends and bite their enemies, quite unlike people, who are incapable of pure love and always have to mix love and hate.     

Sigmund Freud

Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them.     

Sigmund Freud

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.     

Sigmund Freud

Dogs love their friends and bite their enemies, quite unlike people, who are incapable of pure love and always have to mix love and hate in their object-relations.     

Sigmund Freud

Flowers are restful to look at. They have neither emotions nor conflicts.     

Sigmund Freud

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.     

Sigmund Freud

The goal of all life is death.     

Sigmund Freud

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

Smoking is indispensable if one has nothing to kiss.     

Sigmund Freud

When making a decision of minor importance, I have always found it advantageous to consider all the pros and cons.     

Sigmund Freud

I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection.     

Sigmund Freud

The ego is not master in its own house.     

Sigmund Freud

Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires.     

Sigmund Freud

Desire presses ever forward unsubdued.     

Sigmund Freud

One is very crazy when in love.     

Sigmund Freud

We are never so helplessly unhappy as when we lose love.     

Sigmund Freud

Time spent with cats is never wasted.     

Sigmund Freud

The liberty of the individual is no gift of civilization. It was greatest before there was any civilization.     

Sigmund Freud

Whoever loves becomes humble. Those who love have, so to speak, pawned a part of their narcissism.     

Sigmund Freud

You wanted to kill your father in order to be your father yourself. Now you are your father, but a dead father.     

Sigmund Freud

We are never so helplessly unhappy as when we lose love.     

Sigmund Freud

Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways.     

Sigmund Freud

Look into the depths of your own soul and learn first to know yourself, then you will understand why this illness was bound to come upon you and perhaps you will thenceforth avoid falling ill.     

Sigmund Freud

The mind is like an iceberg, it floats with one-seventh of its bulk above water.     

Sigmund Freud

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.     

Sigmund Freud

Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them.     

Sigmund Freud

At bottom God is nothing more than an exalted father.     

Sigmund Freud

Whoever loves becomes humble. Those who love have, so to speak, pawned a part of their narcissism.     

Sigmund Freud

Whoever loves becomes humble. Those who love have, so to speak, pawned a part of their narcissism.     

Sigmund Freud