"We're an air bag society that wants guarantees on everything that we buy. We want to be able to take everything back and get another one. We want a 401-k plan and Social Security."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."James Hillman on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."James Hillman on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."James Hillman on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."James Hillman on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."James Hillman on Mahatma Gandhi
"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?"
"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."