One is very crazy when in love.
The goal of all life is death.
The mind is like an iceberg, it floats with one-seventh of its bulk above water.
America is the most grandiose experiment the world has seen, but, I am afraid, it is not going to be a success.
Civilization began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock.
Dreams are often most profound when they seem the most crazy.
The voice of the intellect is a soft one, but it does not rest until it has gained a hearing.
We believe that civilization has been created under the pressure of the exigencies of life at the cost of satisfaction of the instincts.
Time spent with cats is never wasted.
Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.
If you can't do it, give up!
Everywhere I go I find that a poet has been there before me.
Men are strong so long as they represent a strong idea they become powerless when they oppose it.
Men are strong only so long as they represent a strong idea. They become powerless when they oppose it.
The very emphasis of the commandment: Thou shalt not kill, makes it certain that we are descended from an endlessly long chain of generations of murderers, whose love of murder was in their blood as it is perhaps also in ours.
A civilization which leaves so large a number of its participants unsatisfied and drives them into revolt neither has nor deserves the prospect of a lasting existence.
The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.
What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.
What we call happiness in the strictest sense comes from the (preferably sudden) satisfaction of needs which have been dammed up to a high degree.
Love and work... work and love, that's all there is.
Opposition is not necessarily enmity; it is merely misused and made an occasion for enmity.
The doctor should be opaque to his patients and, like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
The ego is not master in its own house.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
The first requisite of civilization is that of justice.