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Carl Gustav Jung
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
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#Imitation

Carl Gustav Jung
Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment, and especially on their children, than the unlived lives of the parents
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#Children

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Neurosis is always a substitute for legitimate suffering.
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#Mind

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Because the European does not know his own unconscious, he does not understand the East and projects it into everything he fears and despises in himself
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#Projects

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Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain.
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#Mystery

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If one does not understand a person, one tends to regard him as a fool.
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#Understanding

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If there is anything we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.
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#Change

Carl Gustav Jung
Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
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#Knowledge

Carl Gustav Jung
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.
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#Conflict

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

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It is on the whole probably that we continually dream, but that consciousness makes such a noise that we do not hear it.
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#Dreams #Consciousness

Carl Gustav Jung
But, if you have nothing at all to create, then perhaps you create yourself.
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#Creativity

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Intuition (is) perception via the unconscious
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#Intuition

Carl Gustav Jung
We are born at a given moment, in a given place and, like vintage years of wine, we have the qualities of the year and of the season of which we are born. Astrology does not lay claim to anything more.
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#Astrology

Carl Gustav Jung
In the end, the only events of my life worth telling are those when the imperishable world erupted into this transitory one… All other memories of travels, people and my surroundings have paled beside these interior happenings… But my encounters with the 'other' reality, my bouts with the unconscious, are indelibly engraved on my memory. In that realm there has always been wealth in abundance, and everything else has lost importance by comparison.
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#Events

Carl Gustav Jung
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.
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#Human

Carl Gustav Jung
We need more understanding of human nature, because the only real danger that exists is man himself . . . We know nothing of man, far too little. His psyche should be studied because we are the origin of all coming evil.
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#Danger

Carl Gustav 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.
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#Acting And Actors

Carl Gustav Jung
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.
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#Creativity #Creative

Carl Gustav Jung
Follow that will and that way which experience confirms to be your own.
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#Confirmation

Carl Gustav Jung
The more one sees of human fate and the more one examines its secret springs of action, the more one is impressed by the strength of unconscious motives and by the limitations of free choice
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#Action

Carl Gustav Jung
Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you.
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#Sanity

Carl Gustav Jung
I could not say I believe. I know! I have had the experience of being gripped by something that is stronger than myself, something that people call God.
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#Christian #Believe

Carl Gustav Jung
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances; if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
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Carl Gustav Jung
I maintained that psychiatry, in the broadest sense, is a dialogue between the sick psyche and the psyche of the doctor, which is presumed to be 'normal.' It is a coming to terms between the sick personality and that of the therapist, both in principle equally subjective.
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#Psychiatry