Where love reigns, there is no will to power; and where the will to power is paramount, love is lacking. The one is but the shadow of the other.
There was need of a phantastic, indestructible optimism, and one far removed from all sense of reality, in order, for example, to discover In the shameful death of Christ really the highest salvation and the redemption of the world.
The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect, but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the object it loves.
From the viewpoint of analytic psychology, the theatre, aside from any aesthetic value, may be considered as an institution for the treatment of the mass complex.
When we consider the infinite variety of dreams, it is difficult to conceive that there could ever be a method or a technical procedure which would lead to an infallible result. It is, indeed, a good thing that no valid method exists, for otherwise the meaning of the dream would be limited in advance and would lose precisely that virtue which makes dreams so valuable for therapeutic purposes—their ability to offer new points of view.
To me dreams are a part of nature, which harbors no intention to deceive, but expresses something as best it can.