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)
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.
Man needs difficulties. They are necessary for health.
Source: The Transcendent Function (1916)
The greatest and most important problems of life are all fundamentally insoluble. They can never be solved butonly outgrown.
Source: Recalled on his death 6 Jun 61
Our blight is ideologies - they are the long-expected Antichrist!
Source: Psychological Commentaries on 'The Tibetan Book of the Great Liberation' (1954)
A collection of a hundred great brains makes one big fathead.
The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.
The achievements which society rewards are won at the cost of diminution of personality.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.
Source: Memories, Dreams, Reflections, chapter 12 (1963)
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