“Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self.” −Jean-Luc Godard
How many of us are strangers to ourselves?
“People forget who they are; they always remain with an identity which is not the real self. It is just a projected self which does not exist, but they identify with this projected self appearance.” −Lobsang Tenzin
Pictured here are some of their creator’s strangers.
“People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates.” −Thomas Szasz
While each is unique, they all have something in common.
“We are all the same person trying to shake hands with our self.” –Wavy Gravy
Creating them teaches one humility.
“The ego is the false self – born out of fear and defensiveness.”–John O’Donohue It sparks the curiosity to wonder what one might be.
“We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.” –Pierre Teilhard de Chardin It opens one’s vision to the big picture.
“Just as everybody possesses instincts, so he also possesses a stock of archetypal images.” –Carl Jung
It kindles the courage to be all that one is.
“We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.” –May Sarton
For creative beings, it is the only way to meet one’s perfect strangers.
“It is through art, and through art only, that we can realise our perfection.” −Oscar Wilde