10 Sigmund Freud Quotes That Will Make You See Yourself In A New Light

These quotes by the founder of psychoanalysis will really make you see things in a different light and perhaps understand yourself better. Freud dug up deep into the human mind to figure out things that most of us don’t really want to hear.

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1.”We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love.”

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

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3. ” The individual does actually carry on a double existence: one designed to serve his own purposes and another as a link in a chain, in which he serves against, or at any rate without any volition of his own.”

4. “Dreams are often most profound when they seem the most crazy. Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them.”

5. “Where does a thought go when it’s forgotten?”

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6. “Beauty has no obvious use; nor is there any clear cultural necessity for it. Yet civilization could not do without it.”

7. “If youth knew; if age could.”

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

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9. “Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.”

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

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