Sigmund Freud Quotes (183 quotes)
“Obviously one must hold oneself responsible for the evil impulses of one's dreams. In what other way can one deal with them? Unless the content of the dream rightly understood is inspired by alien spirits, it is part of my own being.”
Therapy and technique (1963 edition), Scribner Paper Fiction
“The doctor should be opaque to his patients and, like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.”
The Letters of Sigmund Freud and Otto Rank: Inside Psychoanalysis (2012 edition), JHU Press - ISBN: 9781421403540
The standard edition of the complete psychological works of Sigmund Freud (1953 edition), Hogarth Press
“The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.”
The Interpretation of Dreams (1900), from The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud, translated by James Strachey.
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsSigmund Freud
Born: May 6, 1856
Died: September 23, 1939 (aged 83)
Bio: Sigmund Freud, born Sigismund Schlomo Freud, was an Austrian neurologist who became known as the founding father of psychoanalysis.
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