Theodor Reik Quotes

Most popular Theodor Reik Quotes

Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream into reality.
— Theodor Reik
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.

love

Work and love, these are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
— Theodor Reik

work

Work and love; these are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
— Theodor Reik

psychology

Even the wisest men make fools of themselves about women, and even the most foolish women are wise about men.
— Theodor Reik

men and women

Great innovators and original thinkers and artists attract the wrath of mediocrities as lightning rods draw the flashes.

artists mediocrity thinking

When you want to recognize and understand what takes place in the minds of others, you have first to look into yourself.

understanding others

In our civilization, men are afraid that they will not be men enough and women are afraid that they might be considered only women.
— Theodor Reik

men and women

Romance fails us and so do friendships—but the relationship of parent and child remains indelible and indestructible, the strongest relationship on earth.

parents

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.

memory

Romance fails us and so do friendships, but the relationship of parent and child, less noisy than all the others, remains indelible and indestructible, the strongest relationship on earth.
— Theodor Reik

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