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About Sigmund Freud
Sigmund Freud was one of the most influential and central figures in the area of neurology, psychology, psychotherapy, and psychoanalysis. Often cited as the father of psychoanalysis, Freud developed two of the more well-known techniques in the form of transference and free association, which allows patients to redirect their feelings to another object (former) and openly speak for themselves during a session (latter). He was also known for coining the Oedipus complex and presenting the idea of libido, as well as his extensive analysis of the unconscious mind which he often referred to as a collection of repressed ideas.
Some of his more known works include The Interpretation of Dreams (1900), Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious (1905), Beyond the Pleasure Principle (1920), and The Ego and the Id (1923).
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Famous quotes by Sigmund Freud
A man who has been the indisputable favorite of his mother keeps for life the feeling of a conqueror.Sigmund Freud
America is the most grandiose experiment the world has seen, but, I am afraid, it is not going to be a success.Sigmund Freud
Analogies, it is true, decide nothing, but they can make one feel more at home.Sigmund Freud
Analysis does not set out to make pathological reactions impossible, but to give the patient's ego freedom to decide one way or another.Sigmund Freud
Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.Sigmund Freud
Civilization began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock.Sigmund Freud
Civilized society is perpetually menaced with disintegration through this primary hostility of men towards one another.Sigmund Freud
Dreams are often most profound when they seem the most crazy.Sigmund Freud
I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection.Sigmund Freud
I have found little that is 'good' about human beings on the whole. In my experience most of them are trash, no matter whether they publicly subscribe to this or that ethical doctrine or to none at all. That is something that you cannot say aloud, or perhaps even think.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
If youth knew if age could.Sigmund Freud
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.Sigmund Freud
Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness.Sigmund Freud
Love and work... work and love, that's all there is.Sigmund Freud
Man has, as it were, become a kind of prosthetic God. When he puts on all his auxiliary organs, he is truly magnificent but those organs have not grown on him and they still give him much trouble at times.Sigmund Freud
Men are more moral than they think and far more immoral than they can imagine.Sigmund Freud
Men are strong so long as they represent a strong idea they become powerless when they oppose it.Sigmund Freud
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.Sigmund Freud
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.Sigmund Freud
One is very crazy when in love.Sigmund Freud
Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires.Sigmund Freud
The act of birth is the first experience of anxiety, and thus the source and prototype of the affect of anxiety.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
The goal of all life is death.Sigmund Freud
The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been able to answer, despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is 'What does a woman want?'Sigmund Freud
The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.Sigmund Freud
The psychical, whatever its nature may be, is itself unconscious.Sigmund Freud
The voice of the intellect is a soft one, but it does not rest until it has gained a hearing.Sigmund Freud
Time spent with cats is never wasted.Sigmund Freud
We are never so defensless against suffering as when we love.Sigmund Freud
What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.Sigmund Freud
What we call happiness in the strictest sense comes from the (preferably sudden) satisfaction of needs which have been dammed up to a high degree.Sigmund Freud
Whoever loves becomes humble. Those who love have, so to speak, pawned a part of their narcissism.Sigmund Freud
F.A.Q. about Sigmund Freud
When is his birthday?
Sigmund Freud's birthday is on May 6, 1856.
In how many days is his birthday?
Sigmund's birthday is in 191 days
How old was Sigmund when he died?
He was 83 years old.
When did he die?
He died in September 23, 1939.
How old would he be today?
Sigmund Freud would be 165 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Sigmund from?
He was born in Freiberg (Příbor), Moravia, Slezsko, Czech Republic.
Sigmund Freud's Popularity
Sigmund Freud was a famous Austrian psychiatrist, who was born on May 6, 1856. As a person born on this date, Sigmund Freud is listed in our database as the 2nd most popular celebrity for the day (May 6) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1856).
People born on May 6 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Sigmund Freud is the 70th most popular Taurus.
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