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Quote Left The expectation that every neurotic phenomenon can be cured may, I suspect, be derived from the layman's belief that the neuroses are something quite unnecessary which have no right whatever to exist. Whereas in fact they are severe, constitutionally fixed illnesses, which rarely restrict themselves to only a few attacks but persist as a rule over long periods throughout life. Quote Right
Quote Left Our knowledge of the historical worth of certain religious doctrines increases our respect for them, but does not invalidate our proposal that they should cease to be put forward as the reasons for the precepts of civilization. On the contrary! Those historical residues have helped us to view religious teachings, as it were, as neurotic relics, and we may now argue that the time has probably come, as it does in an analytic treatment, for replacing the effects of repression by the results of the rational operation of the intellect. Quote Right
Quote Left A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity. Quote Right
Quote Left The anguish of the neurotic individual is the same as that of the saint. The neurotic, the saint are engaged in the same battle. Their blood flows from similar wounds. But the first one gasps and the other one gives. Quote Right
Quote Left We are a people who do not want to keep much of the past in our heads. It is considered unhealthy in America to remember mistakes, neurotic to think about them, psychotic to dwell on them. Quote Right
Quote Left Neurotic means he is not as sensible as I am, and psychotic means he's even worse than my brother-in-law. Quote Right
Quote Left The poet is in command of his fantasy, while it is exactly the mark of the neurotic that he is possessed by his fantasy. Quote Right
Quote Left And I know I'm paranoid and neurotic, I've made a career out of it. Quote Right
Quote Left The neurotic is nailed to the cross of his fiction. Quote Right
Quote Left A considerable number of persons are able to protect themselves against the outbreak of serious neurotic phenomena only through intense work. Quote Right
Quote Left Acting is the expression of a neurotic impulse. It's a bum's life. The principal benefit acting has afforded me is the money to pay for my psychoanalysis. Quote Right
Quote Left It is not the delicate neurotic person who is prone to angina, but the robust, the vigorous in mind and body, the keen and ambitious man, the indicator of whose engines is always at full speed ahead. Quote Right
Quote Left And as a character, what I found very inspiring about playing Dharma, especially at that time, is that the women on television were more neurotic than they were free. And I thought, this is a rare bird and this is unique on television and I think it's really refreshing. Quote Right
Quote Left The difference between a neurotic, a psychotic, and a psychiatrist. The neurotic builds castles in the sky, the psychotic lives in them and the psychiatrist collects the rent. Quote Right
Quote Left The neurotic and the artist - since both live out the unconscious of the race - reveal to us what is going to emerge endemically in the society later on. Quote Right
Quote Left All currency is neurotic currency. Quote Right

Member Quotes About Neurotic

Quote Left "Deep emotions occur in my mind, which journey I need to find and my attitude is getting on the peak by means of incredible, neurotic, emotions and freak." Quote Right
Quote Left For the rational, psychologically healthy man, the love for pleasure is to celebrate his control over reality. For the neurotic, the love and desire is for the pleasure to escape from reality. Steve Siegel June 17,2015 Quote Right