Whoever loves becomes humble. Those who love have, so to speak, pawned a part of their narcissism.
More Quotes from Sigmund Freud:No one who has seen a baby sinking back satiated from the breast and falling asleep with flushed cheeks and a blissful smile can escape the reflection that this picture persists as a prototype of the expression of sexual satisfaction in later life.
The might of the community. Yet, it too, is nothing else than violence it is the communal, not individual, violence that has its way.
Civilized society is perpetually menaced with disintegration through this primary hostility of men towards one another.
One feels inclined to say that the intention that man should be 'happy' is not included in the plan of Creation.' ... We are so made that we can derive intense enjoyment only from a contrast and very little from a state of things.
It would be one of the greatest triumphs of humanity, one of the most tangible liberations from the constraints of nature to which mankind is subject, if we could succeed in raising the responsible act of procreating children to the level of a deliberate and intentional activity and in freeing it from its entanglement with the necessary satisfaction of a natural need.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
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