Carl Gustav Jung Quotes (56 quotations)

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26. Observance of customs and laws can very easily be a cloak for a lie so subtle that our fellow human beings are unable to detect it. It may help us to escape all criticism, we may even be able to deceive ourselves in the belief of our obvious righteousness. But deep down, below the surface of the average man's conscience, he hears a voice whispering, There is something not right, no matter how much his rightness is supported by public opinion or by the moral code. - Carl Gustav Jung

27. Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain. - Carl Gustav Jung

28. 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. - Carl Gustav Jung

29. 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. - Carl Gustav Jung

30. Religion is a defense against the experience of God. - Carl Gustav Jung

31. Sentimentality is a superstructure covering brutality. - Carl Gustav Jung

32. Show me a sane man, and I will cure him for you. - Carl Gustav Jung

33. Shrinking away from death is something unhealthy and abnormal which robs the second half of life of its purpose. - Carl Gustav Jung

34. Sometimes, indeed, there is such a discrepancy between the genius and his human qualities that one has to ask oneself whether a little less talent might not have been better. - Carl Gustav Jung

35. The brain is viewed as an appendage of the genital glands. - Carl Gustav Jung

36. 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. - Carl Gustav Jung

37. The debt we owe to the play of imagination is incalculable. - Carl Gustav Jung

38. The greatest and most important problems of life are all fundamentally insoluble. They can never be solved but only outgrown. - Carl Gustav Jung

39. The least of things with a meaning is worth more in life than the greatest of things without it. - Carl Gustav Jung

40. The meeting of two personalites is like the contact of two chemical substances. If there is any reaction, both are transformed. - Carl Gustav Jung

41. The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed. - Carl Gustav Jung

42. 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. - Carl Gustav Jung

43. The pendulum of the mind alternates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong. - Carl Gustav Jung

44. The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases. - Carl Gustav Jung

45. The teacher pretended that algebra was a perfectly natural affair, to be taken for granted, whereas I didn't even know what numbers were. Mathematics classes became sheer terror and torture to me. I was so intimidated by my incomprehension that I did not dare to ask any questions. - Carl Gustav Jung

46. The word happiness would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. - Carl Gustav Jung

47. There can be no transforming of darkness into light and of apathy into movement without emotion. - Carl Gustav Jung

48. There is no coming to consciousness without pain. - Carl Gustav Jung

49. To me dreams are part of nature, which harbors no intention to deceive but expresses something as best it can. - Carl Gustav Jung

50. Understanding does not cure evil, but it is a definite help, inasmuch as one can cope with a comprehensible darkness. - Carl Gustav Jung

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