Sigmund Freud: Matters, big and small

“In small matters trust the mind, in large ones the heart.”

—-Sigmund Freud.

Carl Jung: No recipe for living

Carl Jung

Carl Jung (Photo credit: Psychology Pictures)

“The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.”
—Carl Jung.

Sigmund Freud: Excremental

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The excremental is all too intimately and inseparably bound up with the sexual: the position of the genitals—inter urinas et faeces—remains the decisive and unchangeable factor. One might say here, varying a well-known saying of the great Napoleon: “Anatomy is destiny.”

Sigmund Freud (1856–1939), Austrian psychiatrist. repr. in Complete Works, Standard Edition, vol. 11, eds. James Strachey and Anna Freud (1957). On the Universal Tendency to Debasement in the Sphere of Love, sect. 3 (1912).
Napoleon had said, “Politics is destiny” (as reported by German poet Goethe in conversation with him in 1808).