Favorite Carl Jung Quotes

Embrace the dark to find the light

  1. The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
  2. Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
  3. Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes
  4. I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
  5. You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do
  6. Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people
  7. Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
  8. The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
  9. People will do anything, no matter how absurd, to avoid facing their own souls.
  10. There’s no coming to consciousness without pain.
  11. No tree, it is said, can grow to heaven unless its roots reach down to hell
  12. As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
  13. Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
  14. Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
  15. The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.

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