"Depression opens the door to beauty of some kind."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."James Hillman on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."James Hillman on Victor Hugo
"Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person."James Hillman on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."James Hillman on Anne Roiphe
"People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."James Hillman on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"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?"
"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?"
"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?"
"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."