„Pleasure limits the scope of human possiblity-the pleasure principle is a principle of homeostasis. Desire, on the other hand, finds its boundary, its strict relation, its limit, and it is in the relation to this limit that it is sustained as such, crossing the threshold imposed by the pleasure principle.“

Of The Subject of Certainty p. 31
The Four Fundamental Concepts of Psycho Analysis (1978)

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