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“... [a] heavy sense of guilt [is] the most potent factor in the whole psychologic picture of motherliness.”
“... that person is lonely who has no one for whom he or she is Number One.”
“... only a thin partition separates the psychically normal from the diseased.”
“... for many people traveling can have deep psychological meaning.”
“All the best human impulses can be traced back to adolescence.”
“The embattled gates to equal rights indeed opened up for modern women, but I sometimes think to myself: That is not what I meant by freedom — it is only 'social progress.'”
Helene Deutsch, Polish-born U.S. psychoanalyst
(1884 - 1982)