Carl Gustav Jung Quotes

55 Carl Gustav Jung quotes:

"Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health."
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"We deem those happy who from the experience of life have learnt to bear its ills without being overcome by them."
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"The more one sees of human fate and the more one examines its secret springs of action, the more one is impressed by the strength of unconscious motives and by the limitations of free choice"
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"Good advice"" is often a doubtful remedy, but generally not dangerous because it has so littleeffect......"
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"Psychology does not know what good and evil are in themselves; it knows them only as judgments about relationships."
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"Today as never before it is important that human beings should not overlook the danger of the evil lurking withing them. It is unfortunately only too real, which is why psychology must insist on the reality of evil and must reject any definition that regards it as insignificant or actually non-existent."
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"The unconscious is not just evil by nature, it is also the source of the highest good: not only dark but also light, not only bestial, semi-human, and demonic but superhuman, spiritual, and in the classical sense of the word, Adivine."
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"In the end, the only events of my life worth telling are those when the imperishable world erupted into this transitory one… All other memories of travels, people and my surroundings have paled beside these interior happenings… But my encounters with the 'other' reality, my bouts with the unconscious, are indelibly engraved on my memory. In that realm there has always been wealth in abundance, and everything else has lost importance by comparison."
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"We need more understanding of human nature, because the only real danger that exists is man himself . . . We know nothing of man, far too little. His psyche should be studied because we are the origin of all coming evil."
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"Where love rules, there is no will to power; where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other."
"Creative powers can just as easily turn out to be destructive. It rests solely with the moral personality whether they apply themselves to good things or to bad. And if this is lacking, no teacher can supply it or take its place."
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"But, if you have nothing at all to create, then perhaps you create yourself."
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"There can be no transforming of darkness into light and of apathy into movement without emotion."
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"In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order."
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"Caution has its place, no doubt, but we cannot refuse our support to a serious venture which challenges the whole of the personality. If we oppose it, we are trying to suppress what is best in man --his daring and his aspirations. And should we succeed, we should only have stood in the way of that invaluable experience which might have given a meaning to life. What would have happened if Paul had allowed himself to be talked out of his journey to Damascus?"
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"When an inner situation is not made conscious, it appears outside as fate."
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"The word ''belief'' is a difficult thing for me. I don't believe. I must have a reason for a certain hypothesis. Either I know a thing, and then I know it --I don't need to believe it."
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"Without this playing with fantasy no creative work has ever yet come to birth. The debt we owe to the play of the imagination is incalculable."
"I could not say I believe. I know! I have had the experience of being gripped by something that is stronger than myself, something that people call God."
"The most intense conflicts, if overcome, leave behind a sense of security and calm that is not easily disturbed. It is just these intense conflicts and their conflagration which are needed to produce valuable and lasting results."
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