Carl Jung

Carl Gustav Jung (/jʊŋ/; German: [ˈkarl ˈɡʊstaf jʊŋ]; 26 July 1875 – 6 June 1961), often referred to as C. G. Jung, was a Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist who founded analytical psychology. His work has been influential not only in psychiatry but also in philosophy, anthropology, archaeology, literature, and religious studies. He was a prolific writer, though many of his works were not published until after his death. The central concept of analytical psychology is individuation—the psychological process of integrating the opposites, including the conscious with the unconscious, while still maintaining their relative autonomy. Jung considered individuation to be the central process of human development. Jung created some of the best known psychological concepts, including the archetype, the collective unconscious, the complex, and extraversion and introversion.

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Carl Jung Quotes

Carl Jung #Alone #Knowledge #Truth

Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
Carl Jung #Change

We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.
Carl Jung #Dreams

Who looks outside, dreams who looks inside, awakes.
Carl Jung #Experience

We deem those happy who from the experience of life have learnt to bear its ills without being overcome by them.
Carl Jung #Experience

Follow that will and that way which experience confirms to be your own.
Carl Jung #Teacher

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.
Carl Jung #Happiness #Sad

The word 'happiness' would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.
Carl Jung #Knowledge #Truth

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.
Carl Jung #Health

Man needs difficulties they are necessary for health.
Carl Jung #Imagination #Work

Without this playing with fantasy no creative work has ever yet come to birth. The debt we owe to the play of the imagination is incalculable.
Carl Jung #Imagination

All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
Carl Jung #Imagination

The debt we owe to the play of imagination is incalculable.
Carl Jung #Intelligence

Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain.
Carl Jung #Music

A 'scream' is always just that - a noise and not music.
Carl Jung #Parenting

Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.
Carl Jung #Science

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.
Carl Jung #Best

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

Who has fully realized that history is not contained in thick books but lives in our very blood?
Carl Jung #Life

The shoe that fits one person pinches another there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.
Carl Jung #Love #Power

Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
Carl Jung #Intelligence #Truth

We should not pretend to understand the world only by the intellect. The judgement of the intellect is only part of the truth.
Carl Jung #Dreams

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

Shrinking away from death is something unhealthy and abnormal which robs the second half of life of its purpose.
Carl Jung #Life #Patience

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.
Carl Jung #Change

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.