One of the many interesting and surprising experiences of the beginner in child analysis is to find in even very young children a capacity for insight which is often far greater than that of adults.

— Melanie Klein

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God has put something noble and good into every heart his hand has created.

So while living on earth we must always remember to learn from yesterday, live for today, and hope for tomorrow because time will only show what has mattered throughout our journey.

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The highly ambitious person, in spite of all his successes, always remains dissatisfied, in the same way as a greedy baby is never satisfied.

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The root of creativity is found in the need to repair the good object destroyed during the depressive phase.

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Feelings of love and gratitude arise directly and spontaneously in the baby in response to the love and care of his mother.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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It is characteristic of the emotions of the very young infant that they are of an extreme and powerful nature.

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Feminism freed my mind. Yoga freed my body. It's one thing to intellectualize self-love and another to embody it.

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