Quotation by Sigmund Freud

It would be one of the greatest triumphs of humanity, one of the most tangible liberations from the constraints of nature to which mankind is subject, if we could succeed in raising the responsible act of procreating children to the level of a deliberate and intentional activity and in freeing it from its entanglement with the necessary satisfaction of a natural need.
Sigmund Freud (1856–1939), Austrian psychiatrist. repr. in Complete Works, Standard Edition, vol. 3, eds. James Strachey and Anna Freud (1962). Sexuality in the Aetiology of the Neuroses (1898).
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