Quotations by Author

R. D. Laing

Children do not give up their innate imagination, curiosity, dreaminess easily. You have to love them to get them to do that.

Creative people who can't help but explore other mental territories are at greater risk, just as someone who climbs a mountain is more at risk than someone who just walks along a village lane.

Insanity - a perfectly rational adjustment to an insane world.

Life is a sexually transmitted disease and the mortality rate is one hundred percent.

Schizophrenia cannot be understood without understanding despair.

The range of what we think and do is limited by what we fail to notice. And because we fail to notice that we fail to notice, there is little we can do to change; until we notice how failing to notice shapes our thoughts and deeds.

There is a great deal of pain in life and perhaps the only pain that can be avoided is the pain that comes from trying to avoid pain.

We are effectively destroying ourselves by violence masquerading as love.