'When a great ship is in harbor and moored, it is safe, there can be no doubt. But that is not what great ships are built for.'
Clarissa Pinkola Estes
'All art forms are in the service of the greatest of all arts: the art of living.'
'Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.'
'Play shows us how we can be free within the societal structures that allows us to live with others. It is the genesis of innovation, and allows us to deal with an ever-changing world.'
'Creativity is the strongest example of the dynamic nature of intelligence, and it can call on all areas of our minds and being.'
‘The dynamics of human intelligence account for the phenomenal creativity of the human mind. And our capacity for creativity allows us to rethink our lives and circumstances.’
If compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete
‘In the first phase the symbols are used to describe facts about events, in the second case a person’s feelings about events are given symbolic expression; that is, the symbol is emotive.’
‘Play can become a doorway to a new self, one much more in tune with the world. Because play is all about trying on new behaviors and thoughts, it frees us from established patterns.’
‘Equality is not in regarding things similarly, equality is in regarding different things differently.’
"When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened."