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Carl G Jung - Quotations

Carl G Jung - Quotations



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Quotations by AuthorCarl Jung (1875 - 1961)Swiss psychologistAn understanding heart is everything in a teacher, and cannot be esteemed highlyenough. One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but withgratitude to those who touched our human feeling. The curriculum is so muchnecessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant andfor the soul of the child.Carl JungEvery form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol,morphine or idealism.Carl JungEverything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding ofourselves.Carl JungNobody, as long as he moves about among the chaotic currents of life, is withouttrouble.Carl JungNothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment andespecially on their children than the unlived life of the parent.Carl JungThe creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the playinstinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects itloves.Carl JungThe healthy man does not torture others - generally it is the tortured who turninto torturers.Carl JungThe meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances:if there is any reaction, both are transformed.Carl Jung- More quotations on: [Love] [Friendship] [Enemies]The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living thatsuits all cases.Carl JungWe cannot change anything unless we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, itoppresses.Carl JungAs far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a lightin the darkness of mere being.Carl Jung, "Memories, Dreams, Reflections", 1962The least of things with a meaning is worth more in life than the greatest ofthings without it.Carl Jung, "Modern Man in Search of a Soul"
Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love islacking. The one is the shadow of the other.Carl Jung, "On the Psychology of the Unconciousness", 1917http://www.quotationspage.com/quotes/Carl_Jung/============================FAVORITE QUOTS. from Carl Gustav JUNG--======== ===== ==== ". . . man brings with him at birth the ground-plan of hisnature. . . ." (_CW_ 4: 728) * * * * * *"The important thing is what he [a man] talks about, notwhether he agrees with it or not." (_CW_ 5: 99)* * * * * * ". . . poets . . . create from the very depths of thecollective unconscious, voicing aloud what others onlydream." (_CW_ 6: 323) * * * * * * "Only what is really oneself has the power to heal."(_CW_ 7: 258) * * * * * * "What is stirred in us is that faraway background, thoseimmemorial patterns of the human mind, which we have notacquired but have inherited from the dim ages of the past."("The Structure of the Psyche" [_CW_ 8: 315]) * * * * * * "Just as the body bears the traces of its phylogenetic development,so also does the human mind." ("General Aspects of DreamPsychology" [_CW_ 8: 475]) * * * * * * "There is no consciousness without discrimination of opposites."(_CW_ 9i: 178) * * * * * * "How else could it have occurred to man to divide the cosmos, onthe analogy of day and night, summer and winter, into abright day-world and a dark night-world peopled with fabulous
monsters, unless he had the prototype of such a division inhimself, in the polarity between the conscious and theinvisible and unknowable unconscious?" (_CW_ 9i: 187) * * * * * * "The darkness which clings to every personality is the door intothe unconscious and the gateway of dreams, from which thosetwo twilight figures, the shadow and the anima, step into ournightly visions or, remaining invisible, take possession ofour ego-consciousness." (_CW_ 9i: 222) * * * * * * ". . . the anima is bipolar and can therefore appear positive onemoment and negative the next; now young, now old; now mother,now maiden; now a good fairy, now a witch; now a saint, now awhore." (_CW_ 9i: 356) * * * * * * "In some way or other we are part of a single, all-embracing psyche,a single 'greatest man. . . .'" ("The Spiritual Problem ofModern Man" [_CW_ 10: 175]) * * * * * * "The upheaval of our world and the upheaval of our consciouness areone and the same." ("The Spiritual Problem of Modern Man"[_CW_ 10: 177]) * * * * * * ". . . the spirit is the life of the body seen from within, and thebody the outward manifestation of the life of the spirit--the twobeing really one. . . ." ("The Spiritual Problem of Modern Man"[_CW_ 10: 195]) * * * * * * "The dream is a little hidden door in the innermost and most secretrecesses of the soul, opening into that cosmic night which waspsyche long before there was any ego-consciousness, and which willremain psyche no matter how far our ego-consciousness extends."(_CW_ 10: 304) * * * * * * "You can take away a man's gods, but only to give him others in return."(_The_Undiscovered_Self_ [_CW_ 10: 544]) * * * * * * ". . . every psychic advance of man arises from the suffering of thesoul. . . ." ("Psychotherapists or the Clergy" [_CW_ 11: 497]) * * * * * * 

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