When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults.
Civilization is the distance man has placed between himself and his excreta.
Science fiction is no more written for scientists that ghost stories are written for ghosts.
Whatever creativity is, it is in part a solution to a problem.
I can't help believing that these things that come from the subconscious mind have a sort of truth to them. It may not be a scientific truth, but it's psychological truth.