Best quotes by the Swiss Psychologist Carl Jung

Don’t hold on to someone who’s leaving, otherwise you won’t meet the one who’s coming.
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Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
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The healthy man does not torture others - generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers.
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The pendulum of the mind alternates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
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The word 'happiness' would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.
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Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
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Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain.
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Understanding does not cure evil, but it is a definite help, inasmuch as one can cope with a comprehensible darkness.
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The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
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The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.
  • life

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.
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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.
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Man's task is to become conscious of the contents that press upward from the unconscious.
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The debt we owe to the play of imagination is incalculable.
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Follow that will and that way which experience confirms to be your own.
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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.
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Shrinking away from death is something unhealthy and abnormal which robs the second half of life of its purpose.
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The greatest and most important problems of life are all fundamentally insoluble. They can never be solved but only outgrown.
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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.
  • become

We should not pretend to understand the world only by the intellect. The judgement of the intellect is only part of the truth.
  • intelligence

Nobody, as long as he moves about among the chaotic currents of life, is without trouble.
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Everyone knows nowadays that people 'have complexes'. What is not so well known, though far more important theoretically, is that complexes can have us.
  • complexes

A particularly beautiful woman is a source of terror. As a rule, a beautiful woman is a terrible disappointment.
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Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.
  • parenting

We are born at a given moment, in a given place and, like vintage years of wine, we have the qualities of the year and of the season of which we are born. Astrology does not lay claim to anything more.
  • science

What did you do as a child that made the hours pass like minutes? Herein lies the key to your earthly pursuits.
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One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
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In my case Pilgrim's Progress consisted in my having to climb down a thousand ladders until I could reach out my hand to the little clod of earth that I am.
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A "scream" is always just that - a noise and not music.
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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.
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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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Your vision becomes clear when you look inside your heart. Who looks outside-dreams. Who looks inside-awakens.
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Being human, there will be some things we must accept on faith, while now and then we must even indulge in speculations.
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