Quotation Explorer - 'Carl Jung'

Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also. - Carl Jung
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. - Carl Jung
Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other. - Carl Jung
Great talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang upon the most slender twigs that are easily snapped off. - Carl Jung
To me dreams are part of nature, which harbors no intention to deceive but expresses something as best it can. - Carl Jung
Nobody, as long as he moves about among the chaotic currents of life, is without trouble. - Carl Jung
Religion is a defense against the experience of God. - Carl Jung
The pendulum of the mind alternates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong. - Carl Jung
The greatest and most important problems of life are all fundamentally insoluble. They can never be solved but only outgrown. - Carl Jung
Show me a sane man, and I will cure him for you. - Carl Jung
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 - Carl Jung
The teacher pretended that algebra was a perfectly natural affair, to be taken for granted, whereas I didn't even know what numbers were. Mathematics classes became sheer terror and torture to me. I was so intimidated by my incomprehension that I did not dare to ask any questions. - Carl Jung
The least of things with a meaning is worth more in life than the greatest of things without it. - Carl Jung
The word "happiness" would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. - Carl Jung
If one does not understand a person, one tends to regard him as a fool. - Carl Jung
I have always been impressed by the fact that there are a surprising number of individuals who never use their minds if they can avoid it, and an equal number who do use their minds, but in an amazingly stupid way. - Carl Jung
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of being. - Carl Jung
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to a better understanding of ourselves. - Carl Jung
What happens after death is so glorious that our imagination, our feelings do not suffice to form even an approimate conception of it. Memories and Dreams, - Carl Jung
The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases. - Carl Jung
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being. - Carl Jung
Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment and especially on their children than the unlived life of the parent. - Carl Jung
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism. - Carl Jung
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. - Carl Jung
We cannot change anything unless we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses. - Carl Jung
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become. - Carl Jung
All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination. - Carl Jung
The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves. - Carl Jung
The healthy man does not torture others - generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers. - Carl Jung
There can be no transforming of darkness into light and of apathy into movement without emotion. - Carl Jung
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