Sigmund Freud Quote

Experience teaches that for most people there is a limit beyond which their constitution cannot comply with the demands of civilization. All who wish to reach a higher standard than their constitution will allow, fall victims to neurosis. It would have been better for them if they could have remained less "perfect".


Freud: on War, Sex and Neurosis (ed. 1947)

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Experience teaches that for most people there is a limit beyond which their constitution cannot comply with the demands of civilization. All who wish ...

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Experience teaches that for most people there is a limit beyond which their constitution cannot comply with the demands of civilization. All who wish ...

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Experience teaches that for most people there is a limit beyond which their constitution cannot comply with the demands of civilization. All who wish ...

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Experience teaches that for most people there is a limit beyond which their constitution cannot comply with the demands of civilization. All who wish ...