"Is not the tremendous strength in men of the impulse to creative work in every field precisely due to their feeling of playing a relatively small part in the creation of living beings, which constantly impels them to an overcompensation in achievement?"
"Like all sciences and all valuations, the psychology of women has hitherto been considered only from the point of view of men."
"The perfect normal person is rare in our civilization."
"Life itself still remains a very effective therapist."
"Fortuneately analysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life itself still remains a very effective therapist."
"Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first."
"Only a few things are really important."
"The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing."
"Look, I don't want to wax philosophic, but I will say that if you're alive you've got to flap your arms and legs, you've got to jump around a lot, for life is the very opposite of death, and therefore you must at very least think noisy and colorfully, or you're not alive."
"When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained."
"You fall out of your mother's womb, you crawl across open country under fire, and drop into your grave."
"It is not length of life, but depth of life."
"All life is an experiment."
"Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense."
"Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you're alive, it isn't."
"The purpose of life is a life of purpose."
"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on."
"There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in the dinner, the sweets come last."
"Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued."
"But now I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth."
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