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Carl Gustav Jung


by Carl Gustav Jung

Quotations are not only inspirational, and a source of wisdom, but can also be seen as a nice way to get a feeling about a certain thinker or visionary. How much does what they have to say touch you? How much does it correspond to what you seek? How does in inspire you? Here are the quotations by Carl Gustav Jung.

Quotes by Carl Gustav Jung

"People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own soul."

"Enlightenment is not imagining figures of light but making the darkness conscious."

"Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens."

"Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves."

"We cannot change anything until we accept it.
Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses."

"If there is anything we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves."

"Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness,
and the word 'happy' would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness."

"It all depends on how we look at things, and not how they are in themselves."

"Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism."

"The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances; if there is any reaction, both are transformed."

"The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases."

"Where love rules, there is no will to power; where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other."

"Man's task is to become conscious of the contents that press upward from the unconscious."

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