R D Laing Quotes

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. R D Laing

Insanity – a perfectly rational adjustment to an insane world. R D Laing

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

We live in a moment of history where change is so speeded up that we begin to see the present only when it is already disappearing. R D Laing

Madness need not be all breakdown. It may also be break-through. R D Laing

Schizophrenia cannot be understood without understanding despair. R D Laing

True guilt is guilt at the obligation one owes to oneself to be oneself. False guilt is guilt felt at not being what other people feel one ought to be or assume that one is. R D Laing

Alienation as our present destiny is achieved only by outrageous violence perpetrated by human beings on human beings. R D Laing