A Psychoanalyst is a Linguist

A psychoanalyst is not an explorer of an unknown continent, or of great depths; he is a linguist.

— Interview with Jacques Lacan, published in L’Express (May 1957)

V0009493 Symbolical head, After O S Fowler, c.1845

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