Best Quotes by Theodor Reik (Top 10)

  1. In our civilization men are afraid they will not be man enough, and women are afraid that they might be considered only women.
  2. The repressed memory is like a noisy intruder being thrown out of the concert hall. You can throw him out, but he will bang on the door and continue to disturb the concert. The analyst opens the door and says, If you promise to behave yourself, you can come back in.
  3. Even the wisest men make fools of themselves about women, and even the most foolish women are wise about men
  4. The man who has never made a fool of himself in love will never be wise in love.
  5. Work and love; these are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
  6. The secret of human happiness is not in self-seeking but in self-forgetting.
  7. Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
  8. Great innovators and original thinkers and artists attract the wrath of mediocrities as lightning rods draw the flashes.
  9. To express unafraid and unashamed what one really thinks and feels is one of the great consolations of life.
  10. Nothing said to us, nothing we can learn from others, reaches us so deep as that which we find in ourselves.

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