Carl Jung

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It all depends on how we look at things, and not how they are in themselves.

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There is no such thing as a pure introvert or extrovert. Such a person would be in the lunatic asylum.

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The healthy man does not torture others — generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers.

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The Christ-symbol is of the greatest importance for psychology in so far as it is perhaps the most highly developed and differentiated symbol of the self, apart from the figure of the Buddha.

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

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

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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.

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Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.

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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.

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Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.

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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.

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Carl Jung – quotes and aphorisms

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

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In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order.

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

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Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.

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Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.

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The word 'happy' would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.

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