"We emphasize that such a form of communication is not absent in man, however evanescent a naturally given object may be for him, split as it is in its submission to symbols."
"A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation."Jacques Lacan on Mark Twain
"Truthful words are not beautiful beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive persuasive words are not good."Jacques Lacan on Lao Tzu
"The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place."Jacques Lacan on George Bernard Shaw
"Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true."Jacques Lacan on Charles Dickens
"I'm a great believer that any tool that enhances communication has profound effects in terms of how people can learn from each other, and how they can achieve the kind of freedoms that they're interested in."Jacques Lacan on Bill Gates
"As is known, it is in the realm of experience inaugurated by psychoanalysis that we may grasp along what imaginary lines the human organism, in the most intimate recesses of its being, manifests its capture in a symbolic dimension."
"The knowledge that there is a part of the psychic functions that are out of conscious reach, we did not need to wait for Freud to know this!"