Life is a sexually transmitted disease and the mortality rate is one hundred percent.
We live in a moment of history where change is so speeded up that we begin to see the present only when it is already disappearing.
Whether life is worth living depends on whether there is love in life.
Perfection is something we should all strive for. It's a duty and a joy to perfect one's nature... The most difficult thing is love. A loveless, driving person that just competes in the rat race is far from perfection in my book.
Insanity - a perfectly rational adjustment to an insane world. -RD Laing, psychiatrist and author (1927-1989)
We are effectively destroying ourselves by violence masquerading as love.
Schizophrenia cannot be understood without understanding despair.
Madness need not be all breakdown. It may also be break-through. It is potential liberation and renewal as well as enslavement and existential death.
Here we have the paradox, the potentially tragic paradox, that our relatedness to others is an essential aspect of our being, as is our separateness, but any particular person is not a necessary part of our being.