Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
Nothing said to us, nothing we can learn from others, reaches us so deep as that which we find in ourselves.
We are all in a race for dear life: that is to say, we are fugitives from death
In our civilization, men are afraid that they will not be men enough and women are afraid that they might be considered only women.
The man who has never made a fool of himself in love will never be wise in love.
The lover is a monotheist who knows that other people worship different gods but cannot himself imagine that there could be other gods.
To express unafraid and unashamed what one really thinks and feels is one of the great consolations of life
The repressed memory is like a noisy intruder being thrown out of the concert hall. You can throw him out, but he will bang on the door and continue to disturb the concert. The analyst opens the door and says, 'If you promise to behave yourself, you can come back in.
He [Freud] often said three things were impossible to fulfill completely; healing, education, governing. He limited his goals in analytic treatment to brining the patient to the point where he could work for a living and learn to love.
Great innovators and original thinkers and artists attract the wrath of mediocrities as lightning
Women in general want to be loved for what they are and men for what they accomplish
Work and love; these are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.