Sigmund Freud Quote

In general people experience their present naively, as it were, without being able to form an estimate of its contents; they have first to put themselves at a distance from it - the present, that is to say, must have become the past - before it can yield points of vantage from which to judge the future.


The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud (ed. 1961)

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In general people experience their present naively, as it were, without being able to form an estimate of its contents; they have first to put...

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In general people experience their present naively, as it were, without being able to form an estimate of its contents; they have first to put...

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In general people experience their present naively, as it were, without being able to form an estimate of its contents; they have first to put...

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In general people experience their present naively, as it were, without being able to form an estimate of its contents; they have first to put...