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These Quotes from Carl Jung Will Change Your Life

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Carl Jung was Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst and a founder of analytical psychology. He loved biology, psychology, mythology, literature, philosophy, and religion, and he read and learned a lot about these subjects. Carl Jung was a student of Sigmund Freud, and he was an excellent student.

Everyone thought that he would go the same road as his mentor, but he didn’t. He did something completely different. He founded analytical psychology, with the central idea on an individual’s quest for wholeness. He found the inspiration in mythology. His concepts included symbols, archetypes, the personal unconscious, the collective unconscious, the anima and animus, and the Self. He was a very creative individual and that helped him to create a special practice, the practice of creating art as a central part of psychological development.

He learned something new every day, and he did that for the rest of his life. He traveled a lot and on his travels, he learned about mythology and religion. He lived among tribes in Africa and the US, and he completely immersed himself in those cultures. He managed to develop a lot of techniques for exploring the unconscious.

He wrote a lot of books and every one of them is excellent, for example, the “Man and his symbols” is the first book you need to read if you want to know more about analytical psychology. But if you are not in the mood for reading or you do not have the time to go through a serious book, we understand you. That’s why we collected many quotes by Carl Jung, for you to read. Maybe they won’t change your life, but maybe they will serve you as an inspiration. Maybe after reading them, you will get inspired to change something in your life, and you will surely want to change for the better.

Here are the best quotes from Carl Jung:

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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.”

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

“Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life, and you will call it fate.”

“The capacity for directed thinking I call intellect; the capacity for passive or undirected thinking I call intellectual intuition.”

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“To ask the right question is already half the solution of a problem.”

“You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do.”

“If a man knows more than others, he becomes lonely.”

“A dream that is not understood remains a mere occurrence; understood it becomes a living experience.”

“The least of things with a meaning is worth more in life than the greatest of things without it.”

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“I have always been impressed by the fact that there are a surprising number of individuals who never use their minds if they can avoid it, and an equal number who do use their minds, but in an amazingly stupid way.”

“A special ability means a heavy expenditure of energy in a particular direction, with a consequent drain from some other side of life.”

“We should not pretend to understand the world only by the intellect; we apprehend it just as much by feeling. Therefore, the judgment of the intellect is, at best, only the half of truth, and must, if it is honest, also come to an understanding of its inadequacy.”

“If a man knows more than others, he becomes lonely.”

“Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment and especially on their children than the unlived life of the parent.”

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“I shall not commit the fashionable stupidity of regarding everything I cannot explain as a fraud.”

“To me, dreams are part of nature, which harbors no intention to deceive but expresses something as best it can.”

“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.”

“If a man knows more than others, he becomes lonely.”

“As any change must begin somewhere, it is the single individual who will experience it and carry it through. The change must indeed begin with an individual; it might be any one of us. Nobody can afford to look round and to wait for somebody else to do what he is loath to do himself.”

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“I regret many follies which sprang from my obstinacy, but without that trait, I would not have reached my goal.”

“Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.”

“A dream that is not understood remains a mere occurrence; understood it becomes a living experience.”

“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.”



Ricardo is a freelance writer specialized in politics. He is with foreignpolicyi.org from the beginning and helps it grow. Email: richardorland4[at]gmai.com

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