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Freda Adler Quotes

(1870-1937), Pioneer Psychiatrist, Born in Vienna

There is another side to chivalry. If it dispenses leniency, it may with equal justification invoke control.

Category: Courage

Stripped of ethical rationalizations and philosophical pretensions, a crime is anything that a group in power chooses to prohibit.

Category: Crime And Criminals

That man is a creature who needs order yet yearns for change is the creative contradiction at the heart of the laws which structure his conformity and define his deviancy.

Category: Order

The type of fig leaf which each culture employs to cover its social taboos offers a twofold description of its morality. It reveals that certain unacknowledged behavior exists and it suggests the form that such behavior takes.

Category: Taboos