Carl Gustav Jung was a psychiatrist, an influential thinker and the founder of Analytical Psychology. Today I want to share with you his wise toughts. Enjoy this list of wise Carl Jung Quotes and, if you like them, choose your favorite. Thanks!
A “scream” is always just that – a noise and not music.
A man who has not passed through the inferno of his passions has never overcome them.
A particularly beautiful woman is a source of terror. As a rule, a beautiful woman is a terrible disappointment.
All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.
Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.
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.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Follow that will and that way which experience confirms to be your own.
Great talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang upon the most slender twigs that are easily snapped off.
I have treated many hundreds of patients. Among those in the second half of life – that is to say, over 35 – there has not been one whose problem in the last resort was not that of finding a religious outlook on life.
If one does not understand a person, one tends to regard him as a fool.
If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.
In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order.
In my case Pilgrim’s Progress consisted in my having to climb down a thousand ladders until I could reach out my hand to the little clod of earth that I am.
It all depends on how we look at things, and not how they are in themselves.
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.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.