The greatest and most important problems of life are all fundamentally insoluble. They can never be solved but only outgrown.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.
We shall probably get nearest to the truth if we think of the conscious and personal psyche as resting upon the broad basis of an inherited and universal psychic disposition which is as such unconscious, and that our personal psyche bears the same relation to the collective psyche as the individual to society.
A human being would certainly not grow to be seventy or eighty years old if this longevity had no meaning for the species. The afternoon of human life must also have a significance of its own and cannot be merely a pitiful appendage to life's morning.
Charles de Montesquieu