Carl Jung Quotes.
Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.
For a young person, it is almost a sin, or at least a danger, to be too preoccupied with himself; but for the ageing person, it is a duty and a necessity to devote serious attention to himself.
Man is not a machine that can be remodelled for quite other purposes as occasion demands, in the hope that it will go on functioning as regularly as before but in a quite different way. He carries his whole history with him; in his very structure is written the history of mankind.
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.
Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain.
If one does not understand a person, one tends to regard him as a fool.
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.
Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Masses are always breeding grounds of psychic epidemics.
Understanding does not cure evil, but it is a definite help, inasmuch as one can cope with a comprehensible darkness.
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.
Neurosis is always a substitute for legitimate suffering.
Resistance to the organized mass can be effected only by the man who is as well organized in his individuality as the mass itself.
Nobody, as long as he moves about among the chaotic currents of life, is without trouble.
Wisdom accepts that all things have two sides
The difference between a good life and a bad life is how well you walk through the fire
Everyone you meet knows something you don’t know but need to know. Learn from them.