"The culture is going into a psychological depression. We are concerned about our place in the world, about being competitive: Will my children have as much as I have? Will I ever own my own home? How can I pay for a new car? Are immigrants taking away my white world?"
"If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1,000 MPG."James Hillman on Bill Gates
"There was a time in my life when I thought I had everything - millions of dollars, mansions, cars, nice clothes, beautiful women, and every other materialistic thing you can imagine. Now I struggle for peace."James Hillman on Richard Pryor
"Car designers are just going to have to come up with an automobile that outlasts the payments."James Hillman on Erma Bombeck
"I hooked up my accelerator pedal in my car to my brake lights. I hit the gas, people behind me stop, and I'm gone."James Hillman on Steven Wright
"I replaced the headlights in my car with strobe lights, so it looks like I'm the only one moving."James Hillman on Steven Wright
"All we can do when we think of kids today is think of more hours of school, earlier age at the computer, and curfews. Who would want to grow up in that world?"
"Depression opens the door to beauty of some kind."
"We approach people the same way we approach our cars. We take the poor kid to a doctor and ask, What's wrong with him, how much will it cost, and when can I pick him up?"
"We can't change anything until we get some fresh ideas, until we begin to see things differently."
"Loss means losing what was We want to change but we don't want to lose. Without time for loss, we don't have time for soul."
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