What is to give…

What is to give light must endure burning
Viktor Frankl

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how
Nietzsche

To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in suffering
Nietzsche

Dream No small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men
– Goethe

As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live
Goethe

All intelligent thoughts have already been thought, what is necessary is to think them again
Goethe

The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone
Goethe

Every true genius is bound to be naive
Schiller

Great souls suffer in silence
– Schiller

If we cannot avoid suffering, it is necessary to give it a gilt edge. I will put a whole series of quotes on the theme of suffering and creativity in a separate post…

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About compulsive scribe

I am tired of listening to others who have made it, not because I lack the ability to live vicariously, but because I think we can learn as much, if not more, from those who havn't 'made it' and may never do so. And, what's more it could be a lot more fun!
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