A Quote by Thomas Moore on tension and symbols

More profoundly, though, a symbol is the act of throwing together two incongruous things and living in the tension that exists between them, watching the images that emerge from that tension.

Thomas Moore (1779 - 1852)

Source: Care of the Soul : A Guide for Cultivating Depth and Sacredness in Everyday Life, Pages: 161

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