There appear to be many people who chose to go crazy (or become alcoholics, addicts, criminals, suicides) rather than have to bear the pain and ambiguity of a life situation that they have decided that they cannot stand.
Love is more than simply being open to experiencing the anguish of another person's suffering. It is the willingness to live with the helpless knowing that we can do nothing to save the other from his pain.
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Love begins with a smile, grows with a kiss, and ends with a teardrop.- Augustine of Hippo
I love everything that’s old: old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wines.- Oliver Goldsmith
I would like my life to be a statement of love and compassion-and where it isn't, that's w...- Ram Dass
To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold...- Robert Muller
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|Birth:||29th March, 1929|
|Death:||29th March, 1999|
Sheldon Kopp was a psychotherapist and author, based in Washington, D.C.. He was born in New York City, and received his PhD from the New School for Social Research. In addition to his private practice, he served as a Psychotherapy Supervisor for the Pastoral Counselling and Consultation Centres in Washington. He died of cardiac arrhythmia and pneumonia. He is also popular for his quotes. One of them is, "All of the significant battles are waged within the self."
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