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.
Resistance to the organized mass can be effected only by the man who is as well organized in his individuality as the mass itself.
The Christian missionary may preach the gospel to the poor naked heathen, but the spiritual heathen who populate Europe have as yet heard nothing of Christianity.
Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakens.
The word ''belief'' is a difficult thing for me. I don't believe. I must have a reason for a certain hypothesis. Either I know a thing, and then I know it --I don't need to believe it.
Neurosis is always a substitute for legitimate suffering.
All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
The achievements which society rewards are won at the cost of diminution of personality
The unconscious is not just evil by nature, it is also the source of the highest good: not only dark but also light, not only bestial, semi-human, and demonic but superhuman, spiritual, and in the classical sense of the word, Adivine.