Who is Carl Jung ?
Carl Gustav Jung was a Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist who founded analytical psychology. His work has been influential not only in psychiatry but also in philosophy, anthropology, archaeology, literature, and religious studies
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Don’t hold on to someone who’s leaving, otherwise you won’t meet the one who’s coming.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the
darknesses of other people.
The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.
Thinking is difficult, that's why most people judge.
Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment and especially
on their children than the unlived life of the parent.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us
to an understanding of ourselves.
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The word 'happiness' would lose its meaning if it
were not balanced by sadness.
The shoe that fits one person, pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.
The healthy man does not torture others - generally it is the tortured
who turn into torturers.
The pendulum of the mind alternates between
sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order.
We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.
There is no coming to consciousness without pain.
To be normal is the ideal aim of the unsuccessful.
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From the middle of life onward, only he remains vitally alive who is ready to die with life.
Often the hands will
solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain.
The meeting of two personalities is
like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Loneliness does not come from having no people around you, but from being unable to communicate the things that seen important to you.
There can be no transforming of darkness into light
and of apathy into movement without emotion.
Understanding does not cure evil, but it is a definite help, inasmuch as one can cope with a comprehensible darkness.
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.
When you walk with naked feet, how can you ever forget the Earth.
Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.
Where love rules, there is no will to power;
and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.
Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.
If there is anything that 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.
Shrinking away from death is something unhealthy and abnormal which robs the second half of life of its purpose.
If one does not understand a person, one tends to regard him as a fool.
The debt we owe to the play of imagination is incalculable.
We deem those happy who from the experience of life have learnt to bear its ills without being overcome by them.
The greatest and most important problems of life are all fundamentally insoluble. They can never be solved but only outgrown.
All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy.
What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
Man's task is to become conscious of the contents that press upward from the unconscious.
Follow that will and that way which experience confirms to be your own.
Our heart glows, and secret unrest gnaws at the root of our being.
Dealing with the unconscious has become a question of life for us.
We should not pretend to understand the world only by the intellect.
The judgement of the intellect is only part of the truth.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be
alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Resistance to the organized mass can be effected only by the man who is as well organized
in his individuality as the mass itself.
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.
What did you do as a child that made the hours pass like minutes? Herein lies the key to your earthly pursuits.
Nobody, as long as he moves about among the chaotic currents of life, is without trouble.
It all depends on how we look at things, and not how they are in themselves.
When an inner situation is not made conscious, it appears outside as fate.
The achievements which society rewards are won at the cost of diminution of personality
A man who has not passed through the inferno of his passions has never overcome them.
I have treated many hundreds of patients.
Among those in the second half of life - that is to say, over 35 - there has not been one whose problem in the last resort was not that of finding a religious outlook on life.
You are what you do, not what you say you'll do.
Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
Masses are always breeding grounds of psychic epidemics.
Everyone knows nowadays that people 'have complexes'.
What is not so well known, though far more important theoretically, is that complexes can have us.
A particularly beautiful woman is a source of terror.
As a rule, a beautiful woman is a terrible disappointment.
Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.