60+ Carl Jung Quotes On Finding Your True Self

60+ Carl Jung Quotes On Finding Your True Self

19. “The greatest and most important problems of life are all fundamentally insoluble. They can never be solved, but only outgrown.”

20.  “Solitude is for me a fount of healing which makes my life worth living. Talking is often a torment for me, and I need many days of silence to recover from the futility of words.”

60+ Carl Jung Quotes On Finding Your True Self

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

22. “You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do”

23. “Every human life contains a potential, if that potential is not fulfilled, then that life was wasted…”

24.“I shall not commit the fashionable stupidity of regarding everything I cannot explain as a fraud.”

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

60+ Carl Jung Quotes On Finding Your True Self

26. “Resistance to the organized mass can be effected only by the man who is as well organized in his individuality as the mass itself.”

27. “That which compels us to create a substitute for ourselves is not the external lack of objects, but our incapacity to lovingly include a thing outside of ourselves.”

28. “The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely”

29. “How can I be substantial if I do not cast a shadow? I must have a dark side also If I am to be whole.”

30. “There is no coming to consciousness without pain”

60+ Carl Jung Quotes On Finding Your True Self

31. “Man is not a machine that can be remodeled for quite other purposes as occasion demands, in the hope that it will go on functioning as regularly as before but in a quite different way. He carries his whole history with him; in his very structure is written the history of mankind.”

32. “What you resist, persists.”

33. “Whatever is rejected from the self, appears in the world as an event.”

34. “The acceptance of oneself is the essence of the whole moral problem and the epitome of a whole outlook on life.”

35. “The best political, social, and spiritual work we can do is to withdraw the projection of our shadow onto others.”

60+ Carl Jung Quotes On Finding Your True Self

36. “What if I should discover that the poorest of the beggars and the most impudent of offenders are all within me; and that I stand in need of the alms of my own kindness, that I, myself, am the enemy who must be loved — what then?”

37. “The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.”

38. “Wholeness is not achieved by cutting off a portion of one’s being, but by integration of the contraries.”

39. “Looking outwards has got to be turned into looking into oneself. Discovering yourself provides you with all you are, were meant to be, and all you are living from and for.”

40. “The first half of my life is devoted to forming a healthy ego, the second half is going inward and letting go of it.”

60+ Carl Jung Quotes On Finding Your True Self

41. “Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.”

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

43. “Nobody, as long as he moves among the chaotic currents of life, is without trouble.”

44. “Nobody can fall so low unless he has a great depth.”

45. “When an inner situation is not made conscious it appears outside as fate.”

60+ Carl Jung Quotes On Finding Your True Self

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46. “To ask the right question is already half the solution of a problem.”

47. “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.”

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

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