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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.



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



Time spent with cats is never wasted.



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



The psychical, whatever its nature may be, is itself unconscious.



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.



If youth knew if age could.



Men are strong so long as they represent a strong idea they become powerless when they oppose it.



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



Men are more moral than they think and far more immoral than they can imagine.



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



Whoever loves becomes humble. Those who love have, so to speak, pawned a part of their narcissism.



We are never so defensless against suffering as when we love.



One is very crazy when in love.



Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness.



A man who has been the indisputable favorite of his mother keeps for life the feeling of a conqueror.



The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.



The voice of the intellect is a soft one, but it does not rest until it has gained a hearing.



What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.



Analogies, it is true, decide nothing, but they can make one feel more at home.



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.



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.