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1. "In neurotics, worm phobias are usually found as well as snake phobias."
Author: Karl Abraham
2. "Moses freed the Jews. Lincoln freed the slaves. I freed the neurotics."
Author: Larry Flynt
3. "Everything great in the world comes from neurotics. They alone have founded our religions and composed our masterpieces."
Author: Marcel Proust
4. "Half the world's work's done by hopeless neurotics."
Author: Pat Barker
5. "When spiritual seeking becomes too complicated, its exercies too elaborated, its doctrines too esoteric, it becomes also too artificial and the resulting achievements too fabricated. It is the beginners and intermediates who carry this heavy and unnecessary burden, who involve themselves to the point of becoming neurotics."
Author: Paul Brunton
6. "Neurotics build castles in the air, psychotics live in them. My mother cleans them."
Author: Rita Rudner
7. "Neurotics, proceed with delusions of grandeur. Napoleon Bonaparte, take the lead. Jesus Christ, bring up the rear. Simulate severe depression. Non-communicative with repressed hostility."
Author: Samuel R. Delany
8. "All neurotics, and many others besides, take exception to the fact that 'inter urinas et faeces nascimur."
Author: Sigmund Freud
9. "Neurotics complain of their illness, but they make the most of it, and when it comes to taking it away from them they will defend it like a lioness her young."
Author: Sigmund Freud
10. "The freeing of an individual, as he grows up, from the authority of his parents is one of the most necessary though one of the most painful results brought about by the course of his development. It is quite essential that that liberation should occur and it may be presumed that it has been to some extent achieved by everyone who has reached a normal state. Indeed, the whole progress of society rests upon the opposition between successive generations. On the other hand, there is a class of neurotics whose condition is recognizably determined by their having failed in this task."
Author: Sigmund Freud
11. "...the pollution of American space...brutalizes the senses, making gray neurotics of most of us, and perverse spiritual athletes and strident self-transcenders of the best of us."
Author: Susan Sontag
12. "He suggested I play golf, but finally agreed to give me something that, he said, "would really work"; and going to a cabinet, he produced a vial of violet-blue capsules banded with dark purple at one end, which, he said, had just been placed on the market and were intended not for neurotics whom a draft of water could calm if properly administered, but only for great sleepless artists who had to die for a few hours in order to live for centuries."
Author: Vladimir Nabokov
13. "Discussion in class, which means letting twenty young blockheads and two cocky neurotics discuss something that neither their teacher nor they know."
Author: Vladimir Nabokov
14. "I was the captain of the latent paranoid softball team. We used to play all the neurotics on sunday morning. Nailbiters against the bedwetters, and if you've never seen neurotics play softball, it's really funny. I used to steal second base, and feel guilty and go back."
Author: Woody Allen

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