Ludwig von Bertalanffy Quote
Also the principle of stress, so often invoked in psychology, psychiatry, and psychosomatics, needs some reevaluation. As everything in the world, stress too is an ambivalent thing. Stress is not only a danger to life to be controlled and neutralized by adaptive mechanisms; it also creates higher life.
p. 192 - General System Theory (1968) - 8. The System Concept in the Sciences of man