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Sigmund Freud
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Letter to Carl Jung (1906), as quoted in Freud and Man's Soul (1984) by Bruno Bettelheim
Sigmund Freud
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Letter to Wilhelm Fliess (15 October 1897), as quoted in Origins of Psychoanalysis
Sigmund Freud
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A Philosophy of Life (Lecture 35) - New Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis (1932)
Sigmund Freud
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In German: "Hunde lieben ihre Freunde und beißen ihre Feinde, ganz anders als die Menschen, die reiner Liebe unfähig sind und jederzeit Liebe und Haß in ihren Objektbeziehungen mischen müssen." - As quoted by his daughter Anna Freud in the preface to the new edition (1981) of the book "Topsy: The Story of a Golden-Haired Chow" by Princess Marie Bonaparte. This quote is also reported to be in a letter Freud sent to Marie Bonaparte in 1936.
Sigmund Freud
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As quoted in: "In favor of the sensitive man, and other essays" (1976 edition) by Anaïs Nin, p. 14


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Born: May 6, 1856

Died: September 23, 1939 (aged 83)

Nationality: Austrian

Occupation: Psychologist

Bio: Sigmund Freud, born Sigismund Schlomo Freud, was an Austrian neurologist who became known as the founding father of psychoanalysis.

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