I think it’s one of the scars in our culture that we have too high an opinion of ourselves. We align ourselves with the angels instead of the higher primates.
– Angela Carter
It is demonstrated in our days what the power of the psyche is. How important it is to know something about it! But we know nothing about it.
– Carl Jung
Of all the disorders of the soul, envy is the one no one confesses to.
The greatest dangers occur at the moment of victory.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
Men are rarely aware of the real reasons which motivate their actions.
― Edward L. Bernays
When we feel helpless, we feel miserable.
– Robert Greene
There is no good or bad. There are only circumstances.
– Honoré de Balzac
Human nature is so constituted, that it cannot honor a helpless man, although it can pity him; and even this it cannot do long, if the signs of power do not arise.
– Frederick Douglass