When someone abuses me I can defend myself, but against praise I am defenceless.
Other Sigmund Freud quotes:
Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.
Dreams are often most profound when they seem the most crazy.
We are never so defensless against suffering as when we love.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
From error to error one discovers the entire truth.
Maturity is the ability to postpone gratification.
Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways.
The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.
That which we can't remember, we will repeat.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.