— Freud, 1955, vol. 8; Freud
"The goal of all life is death"
"May you get what you want and may you live in interesting times"
— Chinese curse
"There are things you can never put in words; you can only feel them in your body"
— African traditional healer quoted by M. Vera Bührmann
"I have made a ceaseless effort not to ridicule, not to bewail, not to scorn human actions, but to understand them."
— Baruch Spinoza