"Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Sigmund Freud on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Sigmund Freud on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Sigmund Freud on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Sigmund Freud on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Sigmund Freud on Ernest Hemingway
"If youth knew if age could."
"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."
"The goal of all life is death."
"The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind."
"Dreams are often most profound when they seem the most crazy."