quote by Carl Jung

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.

— Carl Jung

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We have been deceived into believing prayer is all about persuading God to release His power. We no longer need to beg or plead; we need to exercise the authority He has given us and receive His blessings.


Deceived us quote Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.
Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.

Let us take a patriot, where we can meet him;

and, that we may not flatter ourselves by false appearances, distinguish those marks which are certain, from those which may deceive; for a man may have the external appearance of a patriot, without the constituent qualities; as false coins have often lustre, though they want weight.

Deceived us quote No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.

We must trust to nothing but facts: These are presented to us by Nature, and cannot deceive. We ought, in every instance, to submit our reasoning to the test of experiment, and never to search for truth but by the natural road of experiment and observation.

Behind the black portent of the new atomic age lies a hope which, seized upon with faith, can work out salvation... Let us not deceive ourselves: we must elect world peace or world destruction.

The sinister, the terrible never deceive: the state in which they leave us is always one of enlightenment. And only this condition of vicious insight allows us a full grasp of the world, all things considered, just as a frigid melancholy grants us full possession of ourselves. We may hide from horror only in the heart of horror. (“The Medusa”)


Deceived us quote There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealous
There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.

There is nothing which deceives us as much as our own judgement.

The senses deceive from time to time, and it is prudent never to trust wholly those who have deceived us even once.

Human life is thus only an endless illusion.

Men deceive and flatter each other. No one speaks of us in our presence as he does when we are gone. Society is based on mutual hypocrisy.

Deceived us quote It is very often nothing but our own vanity that deceives us.
It is very often nothing but our own vanity that deceives us.

Fortune is a great deceiver. She sells very dear the things she seems to give us.

It is not being deceived, but undeceived, that renders us miserable.


The senses do not deceive us, but the judgment does.

Deceived us quote Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.
Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.

There is nothing that deceives us more than our own judgment when used to give an opinion on our own works. It is sound in judging the work of our enemies but not that of our friends, for hate and love are two of the most powerfully motivating factors found among living things.

Self-deception helps us deceive.

Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.

Deceived us quote While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what li
While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.

What our grandmothers told us about playing hard to get is true.

The whole point of the game is to impress and capture. It's not about honesty. Many men and women, when they're playing the courtship game, deceive so they can win. Novelty, excitement and danger drive up dopamine in the brain. And both sexes brag.


Let us not deceive ourselves; we must elect world peace or world destruction.

Let us therefore yield ourselves and bow to the authority of the Holy Scriptures, which can neither err nor deceive.

Deceived us quote Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of our
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.

Our power knows no limits, yet we cannot find food for a starving child, or a home for a refugee. Our knowledge is without measure and we build the weapons that will destroy us. We live on the edge of ourselves, terrified of the darkness within. We have harmed, corrupted and ruined, we have made mistakes and deceived.

It is very often nothing but our own vanity that deceives us.

Our discontent begins by finding false villains whom we can accuse of deceiving us. Next we find false heroes whom we expect to liberate us. The hardest, most discomfiting discovery is that each of us must emancipate himself.


Deceived us quote Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it eve
Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day.

We are inclined to believe those whom we don not know because they have never deceived us.

We've been deceived by the thought that we would be more pleasing to God in our own way than in the way God has given us.

Moving along the upward spiral requires us to learn, commit, and do on increasingly higher planes. We deceive ourselves if we think that any one of these is sufficient. To keep progressing, we must learn, commit, and do-learn, commit, and do-and learn, commit, and do again.

Deceived us quote No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one way. We ourselves must walk
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one way. We ourselves must walk the path.

Sophistry, like poison, is at once detected and nauseated, when presented to us in a concentrated form; but a fallacy which, when stated barely in a few sentences, would not deceive a child, may deceive half the world, if diluted in a quarto volume.

Many people are very intelligent in accomplishing worldly attainments.

This intelligence is not wisdom because worldly attainments such as a high position, reputation, wealth and success in business are deceptive. If we die tomorrow they will disappear tomorrow, and nothing will be left for our future. Wisdom, however, will never deceive us.


To be ignorant and to be deceived are two different things.

To be ignorant is to be a slave of the world. To be deceived is to be the slave of another man. The question will always be: Why, when all men are ignorant, and therefore already slaves, does this latter slavery sting us so?

Deceived us quote If nothing saves us from death, may love at least save us from life.
If nothing saves us from death, may love at least save us from life.

It may not be impossible, but that our Faculties may be so construed, as always to deceive us in the things we judge most certain and assured.

O woman, born first to believe us; Yea, also born first to forget; Born first to betray and deceive us, Yet first to repent and regret.

Reason deceives us; conscience, never.

Deceived us quote All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.
All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.
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Most of us are aware of and pretend to detest the barefaced instances of that hypocrisy by which men deceive others, but few of us are upon our guard or see that more fatal hypocrisy by which we deceive and over-reach our own hearts.


Falsehood is never so successful as when she baits her hook with truth, and no opinions so fatally mislead us as those that are not wholly wrong, as no watches so effectively deceive the wearer as those that are sometimes right.

Whatever I have up till now accepted as most true and assured I have gotten either from the senses or through the senses. But from time to time I have found that the senses deceive, and it is prudent never to trust completely those who have deceived us even once.

It is not only old and early impressions that deceive us; the charms of novelty have the same power.

God is not a deceiver, that He should offer to support us, and then, when we lean upon Him, should slip away from us.