Thursday, May 29, 2014

A Single Aspiration

Just as a cautious businessman avoids tying up all his capital in one concern, so, perhaps, worldly wisdom will advise us not to look for the whole of our satisfaction from a single aspiration.

-- Sigmund Freud (1856-1939), Austrian neurologist and psychologist, "Civilization and its Discontents" (1930) [SE, XXI, p.83]

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