Rainer Maria Rilke, after first considering, then rejecting the idea of psychotherapy:
If my devils are to leave me, then I'm afraid my angels will take flight as well
- Quote found in Rollo May's Love and Will
This blog takes it's name from the setting for O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh -- a lousy gin-mill; a smoked-out, greasy dive where the habitues have all landed, it seems, permanently. Their lives, in each case, are paralyzed by fear and laziness. Like my own.