Wilhelm Reich

Wilhelm Reich
Wilhelm Reich
  • Born: March 24, 1897
  • Died: November 3, 1957
  • Nationality: Austrian
  • Profession: Psychologist









Wilhelm Reich was an Austrian doctor of medicine and psychoanalyst, a member of the second generation of analysts after Sigmund Freud. The author of several influential books, most notably Character Analysis (1933), The Mass Psychology of Fascism (1933), and The Sexual Revolution (1936), Reich became known as one of the most radical figures in the history of psychiatry.

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The fact that political ideologies are tangible realities is not a proof of their vitally necessary character. The bubonic plague was an extraordinarily powerful social reality, but no one would have regarded it as vitally necessary. Government ;Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
You let men in power assume power for the Little Man. But you yourself remain silent. You give men in power or impotent people with evil intentions the power to represent you. Only too late do you realize that again and again you are being defrauded Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
Honest pioneer work in the field of science has always been, and will continue to be, life's pilot. On all sides, life is surrounded by hostility. This puts us under an obligation. Life ;Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Love, work, and knowledge are the wellsprings of our lives, they should also govern it. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training ;Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Most intellectual people do not believe in God, but they fear him just the same. Religion & God
Only the liberation of the natural capacity for love in human beings can master their sadistic destructiveness. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
Scientific theory is a contrived foothold in the chaos of living phenomena. Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology
The few bad poems which occasionally are created during abstinence are of no great interest.