*S.. Hamill, "and yet we go on living closed lives..we don't want to know what the world is like, we can't bear very much reality." "The man in prison remembers..the convict and the ex-con, the rape victim, the battered child -- each, reading these words, will remember."
**"Why not invent a story: "The Man with the Wicked Tree in His Head"? Something will come to mind: I will die only if I can no longer invent anything. I am dead when I am silent. Diggelmann, W. (1979). Schatten Tagebuch eine Krankheit (Shadows, diary of an illness}. Zuerich: Benziger. Quoted in Dreifuss-Kattan, E. (1990). _Cancer stories: Creativity and self-repair. Hillsdale, NJ: The Analytic Press.
***"I reported it as limpid dialogue. but left out the shadows and obscurities. One cannot give a progressive development." Anais Nin, The diary of Anais Nin, NY, Harcourt, Brace, and Jovanovich, 1969.
****"The cohesion of ideas is a defense organization...Organized nonsense is already a defense, just as organized chaos is a denial of chaos. The therapist who cannot take this communication becomes engaged in a futile attempt to find some organization in the nonsense, as a result of which the patient leaves the nonsense area because of the hopelessness about communicating nonsense." D. W. Winnicott, Playing and reality, Hammondsworth, England, Penguin, 1974.