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Quotation by Sigmund Freud
We must reckon with the possibility that something in the nature of the sexual instinct itself is unfavorable to the realization of complete satisfaction.
Sigmund Freud (1856–1939), Austrian psychiatrist. repr. in Complete Works, vol. 11, eds. James Strachey and Anna Freud (1957). On the Universal Tendency to Debasement in the Sphere of Love, sct. 3 (1912).
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