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“إن الأفراد الذين يملكون الشجاعة لتحقيق ذواتهم لا يموتون بسبب السرطان. بينما نجد الرجال الذين لديهم مثل هذه الإمكانيات، غير أنهم يفتقرون إلى التعبير عنها يشكلون نسبة كبيرة من مرضى السرطان. حيث أن عدم ثقتهم بالحياة يسمم أرواحهم”
Colin Wilson, The Mind Parasites
“Human intelligence is a function of man’s evolutionary urge; the scientist and the philosopher hunger for truth because they are tired of being merely human.”
Colin Wilson, The Mind Parasites
“إن المفترين على الحياة هم الذين يعيشون غالبا حياة طويلة و يانعة. و من المهم أن نقارن على سبيل المثال بين قدر شوبنهاور المفتري على الحياة و نيتشه الشاهد عليها، أو بين دي ساد المنحط جنسيا و لورنس الصوفي في الجنس”
Colin Wilson, The Mind Parasites
“One of man's deepest habits is keeping alert for dangers and difficulties, refusing to allow himself to explore his own mind because he daren't take his eyes off the world around him.”
Colin Wilson, The Mind Parasites
“The body will destroy the germs of a physical illness within a week; but the mind will preserve germs of morbidity or fear for a lifetime.”
Colin Wilson, The Mind Parasites
“With the use of a map, I could walk from Paris to Calcutta; without a map, I might find myself in Odessa. Well, if we had a similar 'map' of the human mind, a man could explore all the territory that lies between death and mystical vision, between catatonia and genius.”
Colin Wilson, The Mind Parasites
“Un tomēr jūs pārņem dīvaina tukšuma sajūta — lai ko jūs darītu, nekam nav nozīmes. Tieši tas noteikti ir divdesmitā gadsimta "morālā bankrota" cēlonis.”
Colin Wilson, The Mind Parasites
“A tired man is already in the grip of death and insanity ... A sane man is a man who is fully awake. As he grows tired, he loses his ability to rise above dreams and delusions, and life becomes steadily more chaotic.”
Colin Wilson, The Mind Parasites
“Mind is not really 'inside' us in the same sense that our intestines are. Our individuality is a kind of eddy in the sea of mind, a reflection of the total identity of the universal humanity.”
Colin Wilson, The Mind Parasites
“She admitted that his nerves were ragged. 'But why?' asked Reich. Surely things were going excellently for the company. 'Oh yes,' she said. 'But when a man is President of a concern as big as A.I.U., he gets into the habit of worrying, and sometimes can't stop.”
Colin Wilson, The Mind Parasites
“Man is a continent, but his conscious mind is no larger than a back garden…man consists almost entirely of unrealized potentials.”
Colin Wilson, The Mind Parasites

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