For suicide proceeds from a purpose of the intellect, but ourwillto live is a prius ofthe intellect. ... function, yet forthe organismmerely ameans, not anend; therefore, in sleep thewhole power ofthe will is directed to the maintenance and, whereitis necessary, the improvement ofthe organism. ... Finally, thepositive character of sleep canbeseen inthefact that a certain degreeof strength is required for sleeping.
|Title||:||The World as Will and Idea|
|Publisher||:||Library of Alexandria - 1957|