Carl Jung Quotes

We were talking about Jung in class today and I have added some of his words below.

Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.

Carl Jung

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to a better understanding of ourselves.

Carl Jung

The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.

Carl Jung

The healthy man does not torture others – generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers.

Carl Jung

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

Carl Jung

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

Carl Jung

We cannot change anything unless we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.

Carl Jung

Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.

Carl Jung, “On the Psychology of the Unconciousness”, 1917

There can be no transforming of darkness into light and of apathy into movement without emotion.

Carl Jung

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