Carl Jung

1875 - 1961

A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on ethics, failure, life, pain, responsibility, and understanding

The images of the unconscious place a great responsibility upon a man. Failure to understand them, or a shirking of ethical responsibility, deprives him of his wholeness and imposes a painful fragmentariness on his life.

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

Source: Memories, Dreams, and Reflections, chapter 6 (1963)

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A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on certainty, impossibility, life, and problems

The greatest and most impossible problems of life are all in a certain sense insoluble. They can never be solved but only outgrown.

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

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A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on conflict, justice, and security

The most intense conflicts, if overcome, leave behind a sense of security and calm that is not easily disturbed. It is just these intense conflicts and their conflagration which are needed to produce valuable and lasting results.

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

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A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on errors, knowledge, and truth

Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

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A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on life, meaning, and worth

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

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

Source: Modern Man in Search of a Soul.

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A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on love, power, and rules

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 (1875 - 1961)

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A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on meetings and transformation

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

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

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A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on knowledge, mistakes, and 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 (1875 - 1961)

Source: Aion (1951)

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A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on fear

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The only thing we have to fear on this planet is man.

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

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A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on understanding

Nothing worse could happen to one than to be completely understood.

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

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