My love is something valuable to me which I ought not to throw away without reflection.
Psychoanalysis is often about turning our ghosts into ancestors, even for patients who have not lost loved ones to death. We are often haunted by important relationships from the past that influence us unconsciously in the present. As we work them through, they go from haunting us to becoming simply part of our history.
Cine n-ar dori să moară visând că moare?
There is nothing inhuman, evil, or irrational which does not give some comfort, provided it is shared by a group.
The religious is not neurotic at all. He is religious. But he looks like a neurotic, because he too combines things around what really is the desire of the Other. The only difference is that, because this is an Other that does not exist, because it is God, we need proof. So we pretend the Other is asking for something.
To find a mountain path all by oneself gives a greater feeling of strength than to take a path that is shown.
Psychoanalysis is the confession without absolution.
In psychoanalysis, only the fee is exactly what it seems to be.
The camera introduces us to unconscious optics as does psychoanalysis to unconscious impulses.