Carl Jung Quotes.
The greatest and most important problems of life are all fundamentally insoluble. They can never be solved but only outgrown.
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.
Grounded in the natural philosophy of the Middle Ages, alchemy formed a bridge: on the one hand into the past, to Gnosticism, and on the other into the future, to the modern psychology of the unconscious.
All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
The word ‘happy’ would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.
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.
There is no coming to consciousness without pain.
The world will ask you who you are, and if you don’t know, the world will tell you.
The most intense conflicts, if overcome, leave behind a sense of security and calm that is not easily disturbed. It is just these intense conflicts and their conflagration which are needed to produce valuable and lasting results.
It is a fact that cannot be denied: the wickedness of others becomes our own wickedness because it kindles something evil in our own hearts.
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.
The collective unconscious consists of the sum of the instincts and their correlates, the archetypes. Just as everybody possesses instincts, so he also possesses a stock of archetypal images.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
We don’t get wounded alone and we don’t heal alone.