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Quotes tagged “Self-Actualization”
John Silver: I perceived its effects on you. What I assumed was sorrow, loneliness, and, most of all, terror at the thing you were becoming. There is an element of this... journey into the dark that... I'm only now beginning to appreciate.
Captain Flint: What's that?
John Silver: How good it feels.”
You are the one who transforms, who creates. You can go out into the world and show others. They will feel less alone because of you, they will feel understood, unburdened by you, awakened by you, freed of guilt and shame and sorrow. But to share with them you must wear shoes, you must go out, you must not hide, you must dance, and it will be harder – you must face jealousy and sometimes rage and desire and love which can hurt most of all because of what can then be taken away...The shoes are for dancing, not for running away.’”
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