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To dare to be aware of the facts of the universe in which we are existing calls for courage.
It is too often forgotten that the gift of speech, so centrally employed, has been elaborated as much for the purpose of concealing thought by dissimulation and lying as for the purpose of elucidating and communicating thought.
If a new result is to have any value, it must unite elements long since known, but till then scattered and seemingly foreign to each other, and suddenly introduce order where the appearance of disorder reigned.
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But the power of instruction is seldom of much efficacy, except in those happy dispositions where it is almost superfluous.
September 8, 1897
August 28, 1979
Wilfred Ruprecht Bion was an influential British psychoanalyst, who became president of the British Psychoanalytical Society from 1962 to 1965.
Experiences in groups and other papers (1961)
Attention and interpretation (1970)
Learning from Experience (1962)
A Memoir of the Future (1975)
Elements of psycho-analysis (1963)
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