Doubt is to certainty as neurosis is to psychosis. The neurotic is in doubt and has fears about persons and things; the psychotic has convictions and makes claims about them. In short, the neurotic has problems, the psychotic has solutions.

Thomas Szasz (b. 1920) Hungarian-American psychiatrist, educator
“Mental Illness,” The Second Sin (1973)
Added on 22-Aug-07 | Last updated 30-Jan-10
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