19th-century Psychoanalyst Quotes
It would not be going too far to assert that... conflict confronts every woman who ventures upon a career of her own and who is... unwilling to pay for her daring with the renunciation of her femininity.
One of the many interesting and surprising experiences of the beginner in child analysis is to find in even very young children a capacity for insight which is often far greater than that of adults.
It is interesting to note that in every phase of life feminine masochism finds some form of expression.
We can perhaps learn to prepare for love. We can welcome its coming, we can learn to treasure and cherish it when it comes, but we cannot make it happen. We are elected into love.
Irene Claremont de Castillejo
A person who suffers from severe locomotor anxiety finds himself in an almost permanent state of mental tension. He wakes in the morning with the anxious expectation of having to go out somewhere in the course of the day.
Should we not be moved rather than chilled by the knowledge that he might have attained his greatness only through his frailties?
The only people who are truly happy are the people we do not know very well...
Susan Sutherland Isaacs
The control man has secured over nature has far outrun his control over himself.
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Since the end of the nineteenth century, if not earlier, presidents have misled the public about their motives and their intentions in going to war.
Predictions that didn't happen
If it's on the Internet it must be true
Remarkable Last Words (or Near-Last Words)
Philip James Bailey
Letitia Elizabeth Landon