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People who are extremely inside their head, like he was, are caught in a neurosis that goes round and round. Then something will hook them and take them to their end and they can't control it. (Quote by - Vincent D'Onofrio)

The expectation that every neurotic phenomenon can be cured may, I suspect, be derived from the layma s belief that the neuroses are something quite unnecessary which have no right whatever to exist. Whereas in fact they are severe, constitutionally fixed illnesses, which rarely restrict themselves to only a few attacks but persist as a rule over long periods throughout life. (Quote by - Sigmund Freud)

Everything great in the world comes from neurotics. They alone have founded our religions and composed our masterpieces. (Quote by - Marcel Proust)

Neurotics complain of their illness, but they make the most of it, and when it comes to taking it away from them they will defend it like a lioness her young. (Quote by - Sigmund Freud)

Neurosis is always a substitute for legitimate suffering. (Quote by - Carl Jung)

Neurosis has an absolute genius for malingering. There is no illness which it cannot counterfeit perfectly. If it is capable of deceiving the doctor, how should it fail to deceive the patient? (Quote by - Marcel Proust)

National isolation breeds national neurosis. (Quote by - Hubert H. Humphrey)

Devout believers are safeguarded in a high degree against the risk of certain neurotic illnesses; their acceptance of the universal neurosis spares them the task of constructing a personal one. (Quote by - Anatole France)

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