Wilhelm Reich was an Austrian psychoanalyst, a member of the second generation of psychoanalysts after Sigmund Freud, and one of the most radical figures in the history of psychiatry. Enjoy Wilhelm Reich’s best quotes below.
“Only the liberation of the natural capacity for love in human beings can master their sadistic destructiveness.”
“Love, work, and knowledge are the wellsprings of our lives, they should also govern it.”
“Most intellectual people do not believe in God, but they fear him just the same.”
“Scientific theory is a contrived foothold in the chaos of living phenomena.”
“The fact that political ideologies are tangible realities is not a proof of their vitally necessary character. The bubonic plague was an extraordinarily powerful social reality, but no one would have regarded it as vitally necessary.”
“Honest pioneer work in the field of science has always been, and will continue to be, life’s pilot. On all sides, life is surrounded by hostility. This puts us under an obligation.”
“The few bad poems which occasionally are created during abstinence are of no great interest.”