Universities should be safe havens where ruthless examination of realities will not be distorted by the aim to please or inhibited by the risk of displeasure. Kingman Brewster, Jr.
We may overcompensate for our feelings of powerlessness by attempting to control and manipulate other people and our environment. Or we may eventually burst forth with uncontrolled rage that is highly exaggerated and distorted by its long suppression. Shakti Gawain
In a person who is open to experience each stimulus is freely relayed through the nervous system, without being distorted by any process of defensiveness. Carl Rogers
Likewise, education can direct people toward good or evil ends. When education is based on a fundamentally distorted worldview, the results are horrific. Daisaku Ikeda
Words do not express thoughts very well. They always become a little different immediately after they are expressed, a little distorted, a little foolish. Hermann Hesse