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If you get hung up on everybody else's hang-ups, then the whole world's going to be nothing more than one huge gallows. (Quote by - Richard Brautigan)

I have three phobias which, could I mute them, would make my life as slick as a sonnet, but as dull as ditch water: I hate to go to bed, I hate to get up, and I hate to be alone. (Quote by - Tallulah Bankhead)

Oh the nerves, the nerves; the mysteries of this machine called man! Oh the little that unhinges it, poor creatures that we are! (Quote by - Charles Dickens)

Everything great that we know has come from neurotics… never will the world be aware of how much it owes to them, nor above all what they have suffered in order to bestow their gifts on it. (Quote by - Marcel Proust)

If neurotic is wanting two mutually exclusive things at one and the same time, then I'm neurotic as hell. I'll be flying back and forth between one mutually exclusive thing and another for the rest of my days. (Quote by - Sylvia Plath)

Neurosis is the inability to tolerate ambiguity. (Quote by - Sigmund Freud)

Work and love; these are the basics. Without them there is neurosis. (Quote by - Theodor Reik)

The only thing to know is how to use your neurosis. (Quote by - Arthur Adamov)

A neurosis is a secret that you don't know you are keeping. (Quote by - Kenneth Tynan)

It takes a lot of energy and a lot of neurosis to write a novel. If you were really sensible, you'd do something else. (Quote by - Lawrence Durrell)

We have long observed that every neurosis has the result, and therefore probably the purpose, of forcing the patient out of real life, of alienating him from actuality. (Quote by - Sigmund Freud)

It is said that those whom the gods wish to destroy they first make mad. It may well be that a war neurosis stirred up by propaganda of fear and hatred is the prelude to destruction. (Quote by - John Boyd Orr)

The “sensitiveness” claimed by neurotics is matched by their egotism: they cannot abide the flaunting by others of the sufferings to which they pay an even increasing amount of attention in themselves. (Quote by - Marcel Proust)

Sin, guilt, neurosis; they are one and the same, the fruit of the tree of knowledge. (Quote by - Henry Miller)

Neurosis is the way of avoiding non-being by avoiding being. (Quote by - Paul Tillich)

My work is not about my life history. It's not about the story of my neurosis. (Quote by - Anish Kapoor)

Every neurosis is a primitive form of legal proceeding in which the accused carries on the prosecution, imposes judgment and executes the sentence: all to the end that someone else should not perform the same process. (Quote by - Lionel Trilling)

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 by - Georges Bataille)

As every man is hunted by his own daemon, vexed by his own disease, this checks all his activity. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Work and love (Quote by - these are the basics. Without them there is neurosis. (Quote by - Theodor Reik)

The sensitiveness claimed by neurotic is matched by their egotism: they cannot abide the flaunting by others of the sufferings to which they pay an even increasing amount of attention in themselves. (Quote by - Marcel Proust)

The good writing of any age has always been the product of someone's neurosis. (Quote by - William Styron)

You mistake me, my dear. I have high respect for your nerves. They are my old friends. I have heard you mention them with consideration these twenty years at least. (Quote by - Jane Austen)

A certain degree of neurosis is of inestimable value as a drive, especially to a psychologist. (Quote by - Sigmund Freud)

Education, like neurosis, begins at home. (Quote by - Milton R. Sapirstein)


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