My favorite place in the whole world is Nashville. Because it's my home, it's Music City. It's like, everybody there is so artistic and so creative, and nice! Everybody's really friendly.
Against the suffering which may come upon one from human relationships the readiest safeguard is voluntary isolation, keeping oneself aloof from other people. The happiness which can be achieved along this path is, as we see, the happiness of quietness. Against the dreaded external world one can onl
At bottom God is nothing more than an exalted father.
The wish to be able to fly is to be understood as nothing else than a longing to be capable of sexual performance.
How bold one gets when one is sure of being loved.
Tobacco is the only excuse for Columbus's misadventure in discovering America.
One might compare the relation of the ego to the id with that between a rider and his horse. The horse provides the locomotor energy, and the rider has the prerogative of determining the goal and of guiding the movements of his powerful mount towards it. But all too often in the relations between th
It sounds not only disagreeable but also paradoxical, yet it must nevertheless be said that anyone who is to be really free and happy in love must have surmounted his respect for women and have come to terms with the idea of incest with his mother or sister.
No one who, like me, conjures up the most evil of those half-tamed demons that inhabit the human breast, and seeks to wrestle with them, can expect to come through the struggle unscathed.
The poets and philosophers before me discovered the unconscious; what I discovered was the scientific method by which the unconscious can be studied.
Time spent with cats is never wasted.
To endure life remains, when all is said, the first duty of all living being Illusion can have no value if it makes this more difficult for us.
Neurotics complain of their illness, but they make the most of it, and when it comes to talking it away from them they will defend it like a lioness her young.
An overwhelming majority of symbols in dreams are sexual symbols.
To be completely honest with oneself is the very best effort a human being can make.
I consider it a good rule for letter-writing to leave unmentioned what the recipient already knows, and instead tell him something new.
If it's not one thing, it's your mother.
If you want to endure life, prepare yourself for death.
As everyone knows, the ancients before Aristotle did not consider the dream a product of the dreaming mind, but a divine inspiration, and in ancient times the two antagonistic streams, which one finds throughout in the estimates of dream life, were already noticeable. They distinguished between true
I have found little 'good' about human beings. In my experience, most of them are trash...
The communal life of human beings had . . . a two-fold foundation: the compulsion to work, which was created by external necessity, and the power of love.