Quotation by Sigmund Freud

What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages they would have burned me. Now they are content with burning my books.
Sigmund Freud (1856–1939), Austrian psychiatrist. quoted in Ernest Jones, Sigmund Freud: Life and Work, vol. 3, pt. 1, ch. 4 (1957).

Comment on the public burning of his books in Berlin in 1933.
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