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Sigmund Freud

Leonardo da Vinci / A Psychosexual Study of an Infantile Reminiscence

    Ксения Оларескуhas quoted6 years ago
    "whose form can only be divined but never deeply fathomed,"
    b0220536241has quoted2 years ago
    According to Vasari, Leonardo reproached himself during the last hour of his life for having insulted God and men because he has not done his duty to his art.
    Amisha Vashishthas quoted6 years ago
    Following the production of Monna Lisa, Italian artists depicted in Madonnas and prominent ladies the humble dipping of the head and the peculiar blissful smile of the poor peasant girl Caterina, who brought to the world the noble son who was destined to paint, investigate, and suffer.
    Amisha Vashishthas quoted6 years ago
    When one finally reaches cognition he neither loves nor hates properly; one remains beyond love and hatred.
    Amisha Vashishthas quoted6 years ago
    His affects were controlled and subjected to the investigation impulse, he neither loved nor hated, but questioned himself whence does that arise, which he was to love or hate, and what does it signify, and thus he was at first forced to appear indifferent to good and evil, to beauty and ugliness.
    Amisha Vashishthas quoted6 years ago
    investigation impulse, he neither loved nor hated, but questioned himself whence does that arise, which he was to love or hate, and what does it signify, and thus he was at first forced to appear indifferent to good and evil, to beauty and ugliness
    Amisha Vashishthas quoted6 years ago
    One has no right to love or to hate anything if one has not acquired a thorough knowledge of its nature.
    Amisha Vashishthas quoted6 years ago
    From now on, when the downfall of the rule of Lodovico Moro forced him to leave Milan, his sphere of action and his assured position, to lead an unsteady and unsuccessful life until his last asylum in France, it is possible that the luster of his disposition became pale and some odd features of his character became more prominent.
    Amisha Vashishthas quoted6 years ago
    It does not strive "to blacken the radiant and to drag the sublime into the mire"; it finds no satisfaction in diminishing the distance between the perfection of the great and the inadequacy of the ordinary objects.
    samou16abhas quoted8 years ago
    to out-herod Herod
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