Quotes by Sigmund Freud

Love and work… work and love, that’s all there is.

Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness.

Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone.

Civilization began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock.

Time spent with cats is never wasted.

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.

America is the most grandiose experiment the world has seen, but, I am afraid, it is not going to be a success.

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

Civilized society is perpetually menaced with disintegration through this primary hostility of men towards one another.

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