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Psychoanalysis

Analysis does not set out to make pathological reactions impossible, but to give the patient's ego freedom to decide one way or another.

Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) Austrian fhysician. Founder of Psychoanalysis.

Psychoanalysis cannot be considered a method of education if by education we mean the topiary art of clipping a tree into a beautiful artificial shape. But those who have a higher conception of education will prize most the method of cultivating a tree so that it fulfils to perfection its own natural conditions of growth.

Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961) Swiss psychologist and psychiatrist.

The ultimate aim of psychoanalysis is to attribute art to mental weakness, and then to trace the weakness back to the point where, according to analytic dogma, it originated -- namely, the lavatory.

Karl Kraus (1874-1936) Austrian satirist.

The psychoanalysts pick our dreams as if they were our pockets.

Karl Kraus (1874-1936) Austrian satirist.

Analysis brings no curative powers in its train; it merely makes us conscious of the existence of an evil, which, oddly enough, is consciousness.

Henry Miller (1891-1980) American author.

The more one analyses people, the more all reasons for analysis disappear. Sooner or later one comes to that dreadful universal thing called human nature.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish poet and dramatist.

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