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quote by Carl Jung: How can anyone see straight when he does not see himself and the darkness he unconsciously carries with him into all his dealings? with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: How can anyone see straight when he does not see himself and the darkness he unconsciously carries w...

How can anyone see straight when he does not see himself and the darkness he unconsciously carries with him into all his dealings?

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: While personal problems are not overlooked, the analyst keeps an eye on their symbolic aspects, for healing comes only from what leads the … with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: While personal problems are not overlooked, the analyst keeps an eye on their symbolic aspects, for ...

While personal problems are not overlooked, the analyst keeps an eye on their symbolic aspects, for healing comes only from what leads the patient beyond himself and beyond his entanglement in the ego.

--Carl Jung

quote by Carl Jung: You must go in quest of yourself, and you will find yourself again only in the simple and forgotten things. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: You must go in quest of yourself, and you will find yourself again only in the simple and forgotten ...

You must go in quest of yourself, and you will find yourself again only in the simple and forgotten things.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: I have always said to my pupils: Learn as much as you can about symbolism; then forget it when you are analyzing a dream. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: I have always said to my pupils: Learn as much as you can about symbolism; then forget it when you a...

I have always said to my pupils: Learn as much as you can about symbolism; then forget it when you are analyzing a dream.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: Conflicts create the fire of affects and emotions; and like every fire it has two aspects: that of burning and that of giving light. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: Conflicts create the fire of affects and emotions; and like every fire it has two aspects: that of b...

Conflicts create the fire of affects and emotions; and like every fire it has two aspects: that of burning and that of giving light.

--Carl Jung


quote by Carl Jung: It is a bewildering thing in human life that the things that cause the greatest fear is the source of the greatest wisdom. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: It is a bewildering thing in human life that the things that cause the greatest fear is the source o...

It is a bewildering thing in human life that the things that cause the greatest fear is the source of the greatest wisdom.

--Carl Jung

quote by Carl Jung: Anyone who attempts to do both, to adjust to his group and at the same time pursue his individual goal, becomes neurotic. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: Anyone who attempts to do both, to adjust to his group and at the same time pursue his individual go...

Anyone who attempts to do both, to adjust to his group and at the same time pursue his individual goal, becomes neurotic.

--Carl Jung



quote by Carl Jung: There are all too many who, on account of their notorious ineptitude, thrive better in a rationalist system than in freedom. Freedom is one… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: There are all too many who, on account of their notorious ineptitude, thrive better in a rationalist...

There are all too many who, on account of their notorious ineptitude, thrive better in a rationalist system than in freedom. Freedom is one of those difficult things.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: His retreat into himself is not a final renunciation of the world, but a search for quietude, where alone it is possible for him to make hi… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: His retreat into himself is not a final renunciation of the world, but a search for quietude, where ...

His retreat into himself is not a final renunciation of the world, but a search for quietude, where alone it is possible for him to make his contribution to the life of the community.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: It is a common illusion to believe that what we know today is all we ever can know. Nothing is more vulnerable than scientific theory, whic… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: It is a common illusion to believe that what we know today is all we ever can know. Nothing is more ...

It is a common illusion to believe that what we know today is all we ever can know. Nothing is more vulnerable than scientific theory, which is an ephemeral attempt to explain facts and not an everlasting truth in itself.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: We are so captivated by and entangled in our subjective consciousness that we have forgotten the age-old fact that God speaks chiefly throu… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: We are so captivated by and entangled in our subjective consciousness that we have forgotten the age...

We are so captivated by and entangled in our subjective consciousness that we have forgotten the age-old fact that God speaks chiefly through dreams and visions.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: If you think along the lines of Nature then you think properly. from the video Carl Jung speaks about death. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: If you think along the lines of Nature then you think properly. from the video Carl Jung speaks abou...

If you think along the lines of Nature then you think properly. from the video Carl Jung speaks about death.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: Fortunately, in her kindness and patience, Nature has never put the fatal question as to the meaning of their lives into the mouths of most… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: Fortunately, in her kindness and patience, Nature has never put the fatal question as to the meaning...

Fortunately, in her kindness and patience, Nature has never put the fatal question as to the meaning of their lives into the mouths of most people. And where no one asks, no one needs to answer.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: I came to Freud for facts. I read 'The Interpretation of Dreams' and I thought- 'Oh, here is a man who is not just theorizing away, here is… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: I came to Freud for facts. I read 'The Interpretation of Dreams' and I thought- 'Oh, here is a man w...

I came to Freud for facts. I read 'The Interpretation of Dreams' and I thought- 'Oh, here is a man who is not just theorizing away, here is a man who has got facts.'

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: One is always in the dark about one's own personality. One needs others to get to know oneself. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: One is always in the dark about one's own personality. One needs others to get to know oneself....

One is always in the dark about one's own personality. One needs others to get to know oneself.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: The unconscious psyche believes in life after death. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: The unconscious psyche believes in life after death....

The unconscious psyche believes in life after death.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: Solitude is for me a fount of healing which makes my life worth living. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: Solitude is for me a fount of healing which makes my life worth living....

Solitude is for me a fount of healing which makes my life worth living.

--Carl Jung

quote by Carl Jung: Perhaps this sounds very simple, but simple things are always the most difficult. In actual life it requires the greatest discipline to be … with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: Perhaps this sounds very simple, but simple things are always the most difficult. In actual life it ...

Perhaps this sounds very simple, but simple things are always the most difficult. In actual life it requires the greatest discipline to be simple, and the acceptance of oneself is the essence of the moral problem and the epitome of a whole outlook upon life.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: The creative process is a living thing, implanted, as it were in the souls of men. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: The creative process is a living thing, implanted, as it were in the souls of men....

The creative process is a living thing, implanted, as it were in the souls of men.

--Carl Jung

quote by Carl Jung: The judgment of the intellect is, at best, only the half of truth. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: The judgment of the intellect is, at best, only the half of truth....

The judgment of the intellect is, at best, only the half of truth.

--Carl Jung

quote by Carl Jung: The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are....

The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: The greatest tragedy of the family is the unlived lives of the parents. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: The greatest tragedy of the family is the unlived lives of the parents....

The greatest tragedy of the family is the unlived lives of the parents.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: We do not know whether Hitler is going to found a new Islam. He is already on the way; he is like Mohammad. The emotion in Germany is Islam… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: We do not know whether Hitler is going to found a new Islam. He is already on the way; he is like Mo...

We do not know whether Hitler is going to found a new Islam. He is already on the way; he is like Mohammad. The emotion in Germany is Islamic; warlike and Islamic. They are all drunk with wild god. That can be the historic future.

--Carl Jung

quote by Carl Jung: The gods have become our diseases. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: The gods have become our diseases....

The gods have become our diseases.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: When you succeed in awakening the Kundalini, so that it starts to move out of its mere potentiality, you necessarily start a world which is… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: When you succeed in awakening the Kundalini, so that it starts to move out of its mere potentiality,...

When you succeed in awakening the Kundalini, so that it starts to move out of its mere potentiality, you necessarily start a world which is totally different from our world. It is the world of eternity.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: Even if the whole world were to fall to pieces, the unity of the psyche would never be shattered. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: Even if the whole world were to fall to pieces, the unity of the psyche would never be shattered....

Even if the whole world were to fall to pieces, the unity of the psyche would never be shattered.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: The longing for light is the longing for consciousness. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: The longing for light is the longing for consciousness....

The longing for light is the longing for consciousness.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: Too much of the animal disfigures the civilized human being, too much culture makes a sick animal. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: Too much of the animal disfigures the civilized human being, too much culture makes a sick animal....

Too much of the animal disfigures the civilized human being, too much culture makes a sick animal.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: The bigger the crowd, the more negligible the individual. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: The bigger the crowd, the more negligible the individual....

The bigger the crowd, the more negligible the individual.

--Carl Jung

quote by Carl Jung: You can take away a man's gods, but only to give him others in return. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: You can take away a man's gods, but only to give him others in return....

You can take away a man's gods, but only to give him others in return.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: The dream is a little hidden door in the innermost and most secret recesses of the soul, opening into that cosmic night which was psyche lo… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: The dream is a little hidden door in the innermost and most secret recesses of the soul, opening int...

The dream is a little hidden door in the innermost and most secret recesses of the soul, opening into that cosmic night which was psyche long before there was any ego-consciousness, and which will remain psyche no matter how far our ego-consciousness extends.

--Carl Jung
quote by 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 peo… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: I could not say I believe. I know! I have had the experience of being gripped by something that is s...

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
quote by Carl Jung: Freedom stretches only as far as the limits of our consciousness. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: Freedom stretches only as far as the limits of our consciousness....

Freedom stretches only as far as the limits of our consciousness.

--Carl Jung

quote by Carl Jung: God has fallen out of containment in religion and into human hearts--God is incarnating. Our whole unconscious is in an uproar from the God… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: God has fallen out of containment in religion and into human hearts--God is incarnating. Our whole u...

God has fallen out of containment in religion and into human hearts--God is incarnating. Our whole unconscious is in an uproar from the God Who wants to know and to be known.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: We cannot imagine events that are connected non-causally and are capable of a non-causal explanation. But that does not mean that such even… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: We cannot imagine events that are connected non-causally and are capable of a non-causal explanation...

We cannot imagine events that are connected non-causally and are capable of a non-causal explanation. But that does not mean that such events do not exist.

--Carl Jung

quote by Carl Jung: I had always been impressed by the fact that there are surprisingly many individuals who never use their minds if they can avoid it, and ye… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: I had always been impressed by the fact that there are surprisingly many individuals who never use t...

I had always been impressed by the fact that there are surprisingly many individuals who never use their minds if they can avoid it, and yet are not stupid, and an equal number who obviously do use their minds but in an amazingly stupid way.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: Nature has no use for the plea that one 'did not know'. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: Nature has no use for the plea that one 'did not know'....

Nature has no use for the plea that one 'did not know'.

--Carl Jung

quote by Carl Jung: The sure path can only lead to death. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: The sure path can only lead to death....

The sure path can only lead to death.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: It is high time that we realized that it is pointless to praise the light and preach it if nobody can see it. It is much more needful to pr… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: It is high time that we realized that it is pointless to praise the light and preach it if nobody ca...

It is high time that we realized that it is pointless to praise the light and preach it if nobody can see it. It is much more needful to preach the art of seeing.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: Mind and matter are two different aspects of one and the same thing. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: Mind and matter are two different aspects of one and the same thing....

Mind and matter are two different aspects of one and the same thing.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: Man cannot stand a meaningless life. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: Man cannot stand a meaningless life....

Man cannot stand a meaningless life.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: Deep down, below the surface of the average man's conscience, he hears a voice whispering, There is something not right, no matter how much… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: Deep down, below the surface of the average man's conscience, he hears a voice whispering, There is ...

Deep down, below the surface of the average man's conscience, he hears a voice whispering, There is something not right, no matter how much his rightness is supported by public opinion or moral code.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: The whole nature of man presupposes woman, both physically and spiritually. His system is tuned into woman from the start, just as it is pr… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: The whole nature of man presupposes woman, both physically and spiritually. His system is tuned into...

The whole nature of man presupposes woman, both physically and spiritually. His system is tuned into woman from the start, just as it is prepared for a quite definite world where there is water, light, air, salt, carbohydrates etc.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: But the meaning of life is not ... explained by one's business life, nor is the deep desire of the human heart answered by a bank account. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: But the meaning of life is not ... explained by one's business life, nor is the deep desire of the h...

But the meaning of life is not ... explained by one's business life, nor is the deep desire of the human heart answered by a bank account.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: Archetypes, in spite of their conservative nature, are not static but in a continuous dramatic flux. Thus the self as a monad or continuous… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: Archetypes, in spite of their conservative nature, are not static but in a continuous dramatic flux....

Archetypes, in spite of their conservative nature, are not static but in a continuous dramatic flux. Thus the self as a monad or continuous unit would be dead. But it lives inasmuch as it splits and unites again. There is no energy without opposites!

--Carl Jung

quote by Carl Jung: Our whole educational problem suffers from a one-sided approach to the child who is to be educated, and from an equally one-sided lack of e… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: Our whole educational problem suffers from a one-sided approach to the child who is to be educated, ...

Our whole educational problem suffers from a one-sided approach to the child who is to be educated, and from an equally one-sided lack of emphasis on the uneducatedness of the educator.

--Carl Jung


quote by Carl Jung: The symbol in the dream has more the value of a parable: it does not conceal, it teaches. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: The symbol in the dream has more the value of a parable: it does not conceal, it teaches....

The symbol in the dream has more the value of a parable: it does not conceal, it teaches.

--Carl Jung

quote by Carl Jung: Life is a luminous pause between two mysteries that are yet one. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: Life is a luminous pause between two mysteries that are yet one....

Life is a luminous pause between two mysteries that are yet one.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: Plato's world of ideas is beautiful. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: Plato's world of ideas is beautiful....

Plato's world of ideas is beautiful.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: So the lion is the law-breaker. Just as to the primitive man the lion is the lawbreaker, the great nuisance, dangerous to human beings and … with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: So the lion is the law-breaker. Just as to the primitive man the lion is the lawbreaker, the great n...

So the lion is the law-breaker. Just as to the primitive man the lion is the lawbreaker, the great nuisance, dangerous to human beings and to animals, that breaks into the Kraal at night and fetches the bull out of the herd: he is the destructive instinct.

--Carl Jung

quote by Carl Jung: The psychopathology of the masses is rooted in the psychology of the individual. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: The psychopathology of the masses is rooted in the psychology of the individual....

The psychopathology of the masses is rooted in the psychology of the individual.

--Carl Jung


quote by Carl Jung: Gnosticism was stamped out completely and its remnants are so badly mangled that special study is needed to get any insight at all into its… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: Gnosticism was stamped out completely and its remnants are so badly mangled that special study is ne...

Gnosticism was stamped out completely and its remnants are so badly mangled that special study is needed to get any insight at all into its inner meaning.

--Carl Jung

quote by Carl Jung: For the alchemist the one primarily in need of redemption is not man, but the deity who is lost and sleeping in matter. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: For the alchemist the one primarily in need of redemption is not man, but the deity who is lost and ...

For the alchemist the one primarily in need of redemption is not man, but the deity who is lost and sleeping in matter.

--Carl Jung


quote by Carl Jung: Everyone carries a shadow, and the less it is embodied in the individual's conscious life, the blacker and denser it is. At all counts, it … with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: Everyone carries a shadow, and the less it is embodied in the individual's conscious life, the black...

Everyone carries a shadow, and the less it is embodied in the individual's conscious life, the blacker and denser it is. At all counts, it forms an unconscious snag, thwarting our most well-meant intentions.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: St. Thomas is really a great man quite apart from his saintliness. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: St. Thomas is really a great man quite apart from his saintliness....

St. Thomas is really a great man quite apart from his saintliness.

--Carl Jung

quote by Carl Jung: The mind has grown to its present state of consciousness as an acorn grows into an oak, or as saurians developed into mammals. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: The mind has grown to its present state of consciousness as an acorn grows into an oak, or as sauria...

The mind has grown to its present state of consciousness as an acorn grows into an oak, or as saurians developed into mammals.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: There is a deep need in the world just now for guidance -- almost any sort of spiritual guidance. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: There is a deep need in the world just now for guidance -- almost any sort of spiritual guidance....

There is a deep need in the world just now for guidance -- almost any sort of spiritual guidance.

--Carl Jung


quote by Carl Jung: You are what you do, not what you say you'll do. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: You are what you do, not what you say you'll do....

You are what you do, not what you say you'll do.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: Synchronicity reveals the meaningful connections between the subjective and objective world. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: Synchronicity reveals the meaningful connections between the subjective and objective world....

Synchronicity reveals the meaningful connections between the subjective and objective world.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: Wisdom accepts that all things have two sides. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: Wisdom accepts that all things have two sides....

Wisdom accepts that all things have two sides.

--Carl Jung

quote by Carl Jung: The capacity for inner dialogue is a touchstone for outer objectivity. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: The capacity for inner dialogue is a touchstone for outer objectivity....

The capacity for inner dialogue is a touchstone for outer objectivity.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: A purely psychological explanation is ruled out... the discs show signs of intelligent guidance, by quasi-human pilots. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: A purely psychological explanation is ruled out... the discs show signs of intelligent guidance, by ...

A purely psychological explanation is ruled out... the discs show signs of intelligent guidance, by quasi-human pilots.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: Ultimate truth, if there be such a thing, demands the concert of many voices. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: Ultimate truth, if there be such a thing, demands the concert of many voices....

Ultimate truth, if there be such a thing, demands the concert of many voices.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: The apparently unendurable conflict is proof of the rightness of your life. A life without contradiction is only half a life; or else a lif… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: The apparently unendurable conflict is proof of the rightness of your life. A life without contradic...

The apparently unendurable conflict is proof of the rightness of your life. A life without contradiction is only half a life; or else a life in the Beyond, which is destined only for angels. But God loves human beings more than the angels.

--Carl Jung

quote by Carl Jung: The growth of the mind is the widening of the range of consciousness, and each step forward has been a most painful and laborious achieveme… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: The growth of the mind is the widening of the range of consciousness, and each step forward has been...

The growth of the mind is the widening of the range of consciousness, and each step forward has been a most painful and laborious achievement.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: In sleep, fantasy takes the form of dreams. But in waking life, too, we continue to dream beneath the threshold of consciousness, especiall… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: In sleep, fantasy takes the form of dreams. But in waking life, too, we continue to dream beneath th...

In sleep, fantasy takes the form of dreams. But in waking life, too, we continue to dream beneath the threshold of consciousness, especially when under the influence of repressed or other unconscious complexes.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: Nothing is possible without love. with background image:

Nothing is possible without love.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: Seldom, or perhaps never, does a marriage develop into an individual relationship smoothly and without crises; there is no coming to consci… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: Seldom, or perhaps never, does a marriage develop into an individual relationship smoothly and witho...

Seldom, or perhaps never, does a marriage develop into an individual relationship smoothly and without crises; there is no coming to consciousness without pain.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: It is only our deeds that reveal who we are. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote: It is only our deeds that reveal who we are....

It is only our deeds that reveal who we are.

--Carl Jung

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