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)
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
The least of things with a meaning is worth more in life than the greatest of things without it.
Source: Modern Man in Search of a Soul.
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.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances; if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
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.
Source: Aion (1951)
The only thing we have to fear on this planet is man.
Nothing worse could happen to one than to be completely understood.
Neurosis is always a substitute for legitimate suffering.
Source: Psychology and Religion (1938)
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