Quotes · Sigmund Freud

Words

Words and magic were in the beginning one and the same thing, and even today words retain much of their magical power. By words one of us can give to another the greatest happiness or bring about utter despair. . . Words call forth emotions and are universally the means by which we influence our fellow creatures. Therefore let us not despise the use of words. . .

– Sigmund Freud

‘A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis’

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