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The greatest analgesic, soporific, stimulant, tranquilizer, narcotic, and to some extent even antibiotic --in short, the closest thing to a genuine panacea --known to medical science is work. Thomas Szasz#Work 52
Thomas Szasz#Work 52
There is no psychology; there is only biography and autobiography. Thomas Szasz#Psychology 47
Thomas Szasz#Psychology 47
The many faces of intimacy: the Victorians could experience it through correspondence, but not through cohabitation; contemporary men and women can experience it through fornication, but not through friendship. Thomas Szasz#Men 46
Thomas Szasz#Men 46
Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time; serenity, that nothing is. Thomas Szasz#Time 45
Thomas Szasz#Time 45
Permissiveness is the principle of treating children as if they were adults; and the tactic of making sure they never reach that stage. Thomas Szasz#Parenting 44
Thomas Szasz#Parenting 44
If the dead talk to you, you are a spiritualist; if God talks to you, you are a schizophrenic. Thomas Szasz#Madness 41
Thomas Szasz#Madness 41
Involuntary mental hospitalization is like slavery. Refining the standards for commitment is like prettifying the slave plantations. The problem is not how to improve commitment, but how to abolish it. Thomas Szasz#Psychiatry 40
Thomas Szasz#Psychiatry 40
Clear thinking requires courage rather than intelligence. Thomas Szasz#courage 30
Thomas Szasz#courage 30
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong. Thomas Szasz#Maturity 28
Thomas Szasz#Maturity 28
People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something that one finds. It is something one creates. Thomas Szasz#Creation 27
Thomas Szasz#Creation 27
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