Desire then is the invasion of the whole self by the wish, which, as it invades, sets going more and more of the psychical processes; but at the same time, so long as it remains desire, does not succeed in getting possession of the self.
You can mark in desire the rising of the tide, as the appetite more and more invades the personality, appealing, as it does, not merely to the sensory side of the self, but to its ideal components as well.
I am more and more convinced that our happiness or our unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life than on the nature of those events themselves.
Cities all over the world are getting bigger as more and more people move from rural to urban sites, but that has created enormous problems with respect to environmental pollution and the general quality of life.
As we realize that more and more things have global impact, I think we’re going to get people increasingly wanting to get away from a purely national interest.
It’s interesting that one of the definitions of the word ‘human’ is ‘sympathetic.’ More and more people are beginning to show that they understand why that is important.
We try to exile ourselves more and more from nature – not always consciously: We build houses; we dismiss nature; nature has to be outside, because we’re inside. God forbid something like a cockroach comes inside, or some dust.
It really wasn’t until I was in college when I began to write more and more, and I realized I was scheduling my entire life around my writing.
One should not lose one’s temper unless one is certain of getting more and more angry to the end.
In their work, then, as in their play, men and women are more and more coming to share with each other as comrades, and really the fun of life seems in no wise diminished as a consequence.