Anxiety is fear of one’s self.
People who do not understand themselves have a craving for understanding — a thing which is rather surmised and never spoken than known and clothed in words.
Many an attack of depression is nothing but the expression of regret at having to be virtuous.
Candor is always a double-edged sword; it may heal or it may separate.
Love at first sight is a revival of an infantile impression. The first love object reappears in a different disguise.
Love rarely overtakes, it mostly comes to meet us.
Truth is not always the best basis for happiness. There are certain lies which may constitute a far better and more secure foundation of happiness. There are people who perish when their eyes are opened.
In reality, we are still children. We want to find a playmate for our thoughts and feelings.
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