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A list of the best Carl Jung quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Carl Jung quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Carl Jung quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Carl Jung should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Carl Jung quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. Carl Jung
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The healthy man does not torture others -- generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers. Carl Jung
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I cannot love anyone if I hate myself. That is the reason why we feel so extremely uncomfortable in the presence of people who are noted for their special virtuousness, for they radiate an atmosphere of the torture they inflict on themselves. That is not a virtue but a vice. Carl Jung
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When an inner situation is not made conscious, it appears outside as fate. Carl Jung
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There is no coming to consciousness without pain. Carl Jung
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Where love rules, there is no will to power; where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other. Carl Jung
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The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances. If there is any reaction, both are transformed. Carl Jung
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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. Carl Jung
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The man who promises everything is sure to fulfil nothing, and everyone who promises too much is in danger of using evil means in order to carry out his promises, and is already on the road to perdition. Carl Jung
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Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity. Carl Jung
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In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order. Carl Jung
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Through pride we are ever deceiving ourselves. But deep down below the surface of the average conscience a still, small voice says to us, something is out of tune. Carl Jung
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Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakens. Carl Jung
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If one does not understand a person, one tends to regard him as a fool. Carl Jung
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Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism. Carl Jung
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The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases. Carl Jung
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It all depends on how we look at things, and not how they are in themselves. Carl Jung
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Creative powers can just as easily turn out to be destructive. It rests solely with the moral personality whether they apply themselves to good things or to bad. And if this is lacking, no teacher can supply it or take its place. Carl Jung
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Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. Carl Jung
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Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you. Carl Jung
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Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also. Carl Jung
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We deem those happy who from the experience of life have learnt to bear its ills without being overcome by them. Carl Jung
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One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child. Carl Jung
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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
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Without this playing with fantasy no creative work has ever yet come to birth. The debt we owe to the play of the imagination is incalculable. Carl Jung