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 creativity, divinity, and gifts

There is rarely a creative man who does not have to pay a high price for the divine spark of his great gifts . . . the human element is frequently bled for the benefit of the creative element.

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

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A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on creativity, love, and mind

The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

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A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on difficulty, health, and needs

Man needs difficulties. They are necessary for health.

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

Source: The Transcendent Function (1916)

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A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on life and problems

The greatest and most important problems of life are all fundamentally insoluble. They can never be solved butonly outgrown.

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

Source: Recalled on his death 6 Jun 61

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A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on expectation

Our blight is ideologies - they are the long-expected Antichrist!

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

Source: Psychological Commentaries on 'The Tibetan Book of the Great Liberation' (1954)

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A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on evil and facts

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It is a fact that cannot be denied: the wickedness of others becomes our own wickedness because it kindles something evil in our own hearts.

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

Source: After the Catastrophe (1945)

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A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on life

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The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

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A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on clarity, wine, and youth

The wine of youth does not always clear with advancing years; sometimes it grows turbid.

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

Source: The Stages of Life, 1930

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A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on danger, humanity, and talent

Great talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang upon the most slender twigs that are easily snapped off.

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

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