Carl Jung

1875 - 1961

A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on unconscious, evil, nature, highest good, dark, light, bestial, semihuman, and demonic, superhuman, spiritual, and divine

The unconscious is not just evil by nature, it is also the source of the highest good: not only dark but also light, not only bestial, semihuman, and demonic but superhuman, spiritual, and, in the classical sense of the word, "divine."

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

Source: The Practice of Psychotherapy, p. 364 (1953)

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A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on enlightened, limited, ego, one, fathomless, earth, sky, boundaries, and vast

. . . even the enlightened person . . . is never more than his own limited ego before the One who dwells within him, whose form has no knowable boundaries, who encompasses him on all sides, fathomless as the abysms of the earth and vast as the sky.

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

Source: Answer to Job: Collected Works 11: 758

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A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on longing, light, and consciousness

The longing for light is the longing for consciousness.

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

Source: Memories, Dreams, Reflections Ch. 9

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A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on psychology, darkness, and life

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

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

Source: Carl Gustav Jung

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A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on psychology, intuition, perception, and unconcious

Intuition (is) perception via the unconcious.

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

Source: Carl Gustav Jung

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A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on consciousness and pain

There is no birth of consciousness without pain.

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

Source: Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing

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A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on consciousness and mind

In studying the history of the human mind one is impressed again and again by the fact that the growth of the mind is the widening of the range of consciousness, and that each step forward has been a most painful and laborious achievement.

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

Source: Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing

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A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on imagination

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 (1875 - 1961)

Source: The Inspired Workspace

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A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung

I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

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A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on self, integration, light, and darkness


Enlightenment doesnt occur from
sitting around visualizing images of light,
but from integrating the darker aspects of the Self
into the conscious personality.

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

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