The involuntary character of psychiatric treatment is at odds with the spirit and ethics of medicine itself.
Nothing can be by itself alone, no one can be by himself or herself alone, everyone has to inter-be with every one else. That is why, when you look outside, around you, you can see yourself.
There is nothing with which it is so dangerous to take liberties as liberty itself.
Custom adapts itself to expediency.
A sense is what has the power of receiving into itself the sensible forms of things without the matter, in the way in which a piece of wax takes on the impress of a signet-ring without the iron or gold.
A country can truly call itself sporting when the majority of its people feel a personal need for sport.
Words are things, but things which mean. We cannot do away with meaning without doing away with signs, that is, with language itself. Moreover, we would have to do away with the universe. All the things man touches are impregnated with meaning.
Civil strife is as much a greater evil than a concerted war effort as war itself is worse than peace.
Women and men in the crowd meet and mingle, Yet with itself every soul standeth single.
The need to exert power, when thwarted in the open fields of life, is the more likely to assert itself in trifles.