Melanie Klein

Melanie Klein

Austro-English psychoanalyst
My psycho-analytic work has convinced me that when in the baby's mind the conflicts between love and hate arise, and the fears of losing the loved one become active, a very important step is made in development.More Melanie Klein quotes [08/05/2011 12:08:45]
It is an essential part of the interpretive work that it should keep in step with fluctuations between love and hatred, between happiness and satisfaction on the one hand and persecutory anxiety and depression on the other.More Melanie Klein quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Although psychology and pedagogy have always maintained the belief that a child is a happy being without any conflicts, and have assumed that the sufferings of adults are the results of the burdens and hardships of reality, it must be asserted that just the opposite is true. What we learn about the child and the adult through psychoanalysis shows that all the sufferings of later life are for the most part repetitions of these earlier ones, and that every child in the first years of life goes through and immeasurable deMore Melanie Klein quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The root of creativity is found in the need to repair the good object destroyed during the depressive phase.More Melanie Klein quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
the anxiety arising from the perpetual activity of the death instinct, though never eliminated, is counteracted and kept at bay by the power of the life instinct.More Melanie Klein quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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