Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
If you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.
The problem with introspection is that it has no end.
—Philip K. Dick
People fall so in love with their pain, they can’t leave it behind. The same as the stories they tell. We trap ourselves.
—Chuck Palahniuk, Haunted
Now, for the first time, he’s seeing that there really is a way out of this, and it’s all so simple. You don’t have to run away. You just meet somebody special and step sideways into a parallel universe.