The perfect normal person is rare in our civilization. -Horney, Karen
- Karen Wright – mind "An undirected mind worries, doubts, fears, and imagines the worst." ~Karen Wright
- Joy Browne – perfect "If we give up the notion that everybody's life but ours is perfect, we would be a lot happier. Nobody's life is perfect." ~Joy Browne
- "Normal fear protects us; abnormal fear… "Normal fear protects us; abnormal fear paralyses us. Normal fear motivates us to improve our individual and collective welfare; abnormal fear constantly poisons and distorts our inner lives. Our problem is not to be rid of fear but, rather to harness and master it." - Martin Luther King Jr.
- Henry Steele Commager – history "For a people to be without history, or to be ignorant of its history, is as for a man to be without memory - condemned forever to make the same discoveries that have been made in the past, invent the same techniques, wrestle with the same problems, commit the same errors; and condemned, too, to forfeit the rich pleasures of recollection. Indeed, just as it…