Carl Jung Top 10 Quotes


The dream is the small hidden door in the deepest and most intimate sanctum of the soul, which opens to that primeval cosmic night that was soul long before there was conscious ego and will be soul far beyond what a conscious ego could ever reach.

Carl Jung (The Meaning of Psychology for Modern Man, 1934)


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 (Aion, 1951)


Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.

Carl Jung (The Transcendent Function, 1916)


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

Carl Jung (Modern Man in Search of a Soul, 1933)


Beauty does not indeed lie in things, but in the feeling that we give to them.

Carl Jung (The Psychology of the Unconscious, 1943)


All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.

Carl Jung (Modern Man in Search of a Soul, 1933)


Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.

Carl Jung (Mystery of the Conjunction)


Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.

Carl Jung


As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.

Carl Jung (Memories, Dreams, Reflections, 1962)


Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.

Carl Jung (Man and His Symbols, 1964)

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Carl Jung Biography

Born: July 26, 1875
Died: June 6, 1961

Carl Jung was a Swiss psychiatrist and philosopher. He is best known for his various works on psychology and is widely considered to be the father of analytic psychology.

Notable Works

Psychology of the Unconscious (1912)
Psychological Types (1921)
Psychology and Alchemy (1952)
Memories, Dreams, Reflections (1963)

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