Space flights are merely an escape, a fleeing away from oneself, because it is easier to go to Mars or to the moon than it is to penetrate one's own being
Carl Gustav Jung
Only ambition is fired by the coincidences of success and easy accomplishment but nothing is quite as splendidly uplifting to the heart as the defeat of a human being who battles against the invincible superiority of fate. This is always the most grandiose of all tragedies, one sometimes created by a dramatist but created thousands of times by life.
Oedipus Rex Sophocles
Truly, to tell lies is not honorable; but when the truth entails tremendous ruin, To speak dishonorably is pardonable.
Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training, for it trains people as to how they shall think.
Without music life would be a mistake.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
To do the work that you are capable of doing is the mark of maturity.
Betty Naomi Friedan
We hate the very idea that our own ideas may be mistaken, so we cling dogmatically to our conjectures.
Sir Karl Popper
If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music.
We are not put in this world to sit still and know; we are put into it to act.