Carl Gustav Jung Quotes

55 Carl Gustav Jung quotes:

"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."
Author: Jung Quotes Category: Belief Quotes
"There can be no transforming of darkness into light and of apathy into movement without emotion."
Author: Jung Quotes Category: Emotions Quotes
"The debt we owe to the play of imagination is incalculable."
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"Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health."
Author: Jung Quotes Category: Adventure Quotes
"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."
Author: Jung Quotes Category: Events Quotes
"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."
Author: Jung Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"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 is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity."
Author: Jung Quotes Category: Happiness Quotes
"Sometimes, indeed, there is such a discrepancy between the genius and his human qualities that one has to ask oneself whether a little less talent might not have been better."
Author: Jung Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment and especially on their children than the unlived life of the parent."
Author: Jung Quotes Category: Influence Quotes
"A man who has not passed through the inferno of his passions has never overcome them."
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"The least of things with a meaning is worth more in life than the greatest of things without it."
Author: Jung Quotes Category: Value Quotes
"I cannot love anyone if I hate myself. That is the reason why we feel so extremely uncomfortable in the presence of people who are noted for their special virtuousness, for they radiate an atmosphere of the torture they inflict on themselves. That is not a virtue but a vice."
Author: Jung Quotes Category: Virtue Quotes
"The wine of youth does not always clear with advancing years; sometimes it grows turbid."
Author: Jung Quotes Category: Youth Quotes
"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."
"Psychology does not know what good and evil are in themselves; it knows them only as judgments about relationships."
Author: Jung Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"We can keep from a child all knowledge of earlier myths, but we cannot take from him the need for mythology"
Author: Jung Quotes Category: Knowledge Quotes Myths Quotes
"Neurosis is always a substitute for legitimate suffering."
Author: Jung Quotes Category: Mind Quotes
"The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong"
Author: Jung Quotes Category: Mind Quotes
"All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination."
Author: Jung Quotes Category: Imagination Quotes
"Through pride we are ever deceiving ourselves. But deep down below the surface of the average conscience a still, small voice says to us, something is out of tune."
Author: Jung Quotes Category: Pride Quotes

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