Carl Jung Quotes

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Carl Gustav Jung was a Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist who founded analytical psychology. Jung proposed and developed the concepts of the extraverted and the introverted personality, archetypes, and the collective unconscious. Wikipedia
Born: July 26, 1875, Kesswil, Switzerland
Died: June 6, 1961, Küsnacht, Switzerland

As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.

— Carl Jung

Eternal truth needs a human language that alters with the spirit of the times.

— Carl Jung

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to a better understanding of ourselves.

— Carl Jung

I am not what happened to me. I am what I choose to become.

— Carl Jung

Intuition is not contrary to reason, but outside the province of reason.

— Carl Jung

The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect, but by play.

— Carl Jung

The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.

— Carl Jung

The human spirit is stronger than anything that can happen to it.

— Carl Jung

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances; if there is any reaction, both are transformed.

— Carl Jung

The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.

— Carl Jung

The pendulum of the mind alternates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.

— Carl Jung

The self is a circle whose centre is everywhere and whose circumference is nowhere.

— Carl Jung

The unconscious is the unwritten history of mankind from time unrecorded.

— Carl Jung

We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate; it oppresses.

— Carl Jung

Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakes.

— Carl Jung

Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams, who looks inside awakes.

— Carl Jung