Quotes from Carl Jung

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

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

Thinking is difficult, that’s why most people judge – Quote Analysis

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

We are not what happened to us, we are what we wish to become.

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

To find out what is truly individual in ourselves, profound reflection is needed; and suddenly we realize how uncommonly difficult the discovery of individuality is.

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

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

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.

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


Books and material by Carl Jung

Carl Jung – Dreams and Philosophy (Biography)


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