Category:Quotes - Miscellaneous
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Miscellaneous quotes an phrases yet to be categorised.
- credo quia absurdum ("I believe it because it is absurd.")
- Que messieurs les assassins commencent! ("It is the murderers who should make the first move") — French Chamber
- Homo homini lupus ("Man is wolf to man") — Plautus, Asinaria II, iv, 88
- "Hunger and love are what moves the world." — Schiller, Die Weltweisen
- cathected (Back-formation from cathexis and cathectic): To focus one's emotional energies on something.
- "Without either ignoring or doing violence to the facts." &mdash Sigmund Freud
- "The Devil himself names as his adversary, not what is holy and good, but Nature's power to create, to multiply life—that is, Eros." — author unknown (possibly Sigmund Freud)
- "There are a great many questions here to which as yet there is no answer." — Sigmund Freud
- "Fate is regarded as a substitute for the parental agency." — Sigmund Freud
- aetiological / aetiology: The study of causes or origins
- Oedipus complex
- conscience: the readiness to feel guilty
- détours = detours
- "Thus conscience does make cowards of us all..." — author unknown
- malaise = Unbehagen: an ambiguous feeling of mental or moral depression
- Eros vs. Ananke
- "It almost seems as if the creation of a great human community would be most successful if no attention had to be paid to the happiness of the individual." — Sigmund Freud
- "All I say is by way of discourse, and nothing by way of advice. I should not speak so boldly if it were my due to be believed." — Michel de Montaigne (28 February 1533 – 13 September 1592)
- fons et origo: source and origin
- id vs. ego
- ideational: consisting of or referring to ideas or thoughts of objects not immediately present to the senses.
- coenaesthesis: n. Psychology, sensation as a whole.
- 'patently infantile'
- 'rearguard actions'
- "Wer Wissenschaft und Kunst besitzt, hat auch Religion; Wer jene beide nicht besitzt, der habe Religion!" ("He who possesses science and art also has religion; but he who possesses neither of those two, let him have religion." — Goethe
- 'palliative measures'
- modicum: a small, modest or trifling amount
- 'Prosthetic Gog'
- assiduous: Hard-working, regular (in attendance or work)
- 'Roi Soleil': King Louis XIV of France (5 September 1638 – 1 September 1715)
- 'in especial': of exceptional importance or significance
- ex post facto: retroactive
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