A further quotable quote & brief biographies of Sigmund Freud and Jacques Lacan

by Julia Evans on August 24, 2011



1)  I draw this quotable quote to your attention – 75 years later it is worth pondering. To find a fuller version, go to either the category: Freud or the category: regx2 quotable quotes. It is quoted from Analysis Terminable and Interminable (1937): Sigmund Freud:


It almost looks as if analysis were the third of those ‘impossible’ professions in which one can be sure beforehand of achieving unsatisfying results. The other two, which have been known much longer, are education and government.

Quote from Sigmund Freud[i]


2) There is a brief biography of Sigmund Freud in the category: Freud, Title: A short introduction to Sigmund Freud’s life


3) The following shows some of the turning-points in Sigmund Freud’s work. Events such as the publication of important papers, interactions with colleagues and a few domestic are also included in the category: Freud  Title: A short biography of Sigmund Freud


4)  A brief biography of Jacques Lacan is available in the category: Lacan Title: Brief Biography of Jacques Lacan