Grounded in the natural philosophy of the Middle Ages, alchemy formed a bridge: on the one hand into the past, to Gnosticism, and on the other into the future, to the modern psychology of the unconscious.
If one does not understand a person, one tends to regard him as a fool.
The pendulum of the mind alternates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
A 'scream' is always just that - a noise and not music.
Neurosis is always a substitute for legitimate suffering.
Where love rules, there is no will to power; and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.