The moment a little boy is concerned with which is a jay and which is a sparrow, he can no longer see the birds or hear them sing.
Games People Play: the Psychology of Human Relations (1964)
Each person designs his own life, freedom gives him the power to carry out his own designs, and power gives the freedom to interfere with the designs of others.Eric Berne
A healthy person goes "Yes," "No," and "Whoopee!" An unhealthy person goes "Yes, but," "No, but," and "No whoopee."Eric Berne