30 Carl Jung Quotes That Teach Profound Life Lessons

Carl Jung Quotes Teach Life Lessons

16. Even the unexplained exists.

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

17. Small things are the most significant.

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

18. Wisdom is silent.

“If a man knows more than others, he becomes lonely.”

19. The change must begin with you.

“As any change must begin somewhere, it is the single individual who will experience it and carry it through. The change must indeed begin with an individual; it might be any one of us. Nobody can afford to look round and to wait for somebody else to do what he is loath to do himself.”

20. You are here for a cause.

“If you are a gifted person, it doesn’t mean that you gained something. It means you have something to give back.”

30 Carl Jung Quotes That Teach Profound Life Lessons

21. Don’t play hide and seek with yourself.

“People will do anything, no matter how absurd, to avoid facing their own souls.”

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22. In all disorders, there is a secret order.

“In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order.”

23. Perception changes the way things are.

“It all depends on how we look at things, and not how they are in themselves.”

24. We don’t have ‘complexes’, ‘complexes’ have us.

“Everyone knows nowadays that people ‘have complexes’. What is not so well known, though far more important theoretically, is that complexes can have us.”

25. You are here to spread hope.

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

26. We need to change.

30 Carl Jung Quotes That Teach Profound Life Lessons

“We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.”

27. There is no right or wrong, only sense, and nonsense.

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

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28. Dreams guide us.

“Dreams are the guiding words of the soul. Why should I henceforth not love my dreams and not make their riddling images into objects of my daily consideration?”

29. Scream is a noise.

“A ‘scream’ is always just that – a noise and not music.”

30. Pass through an inferno of passion.

“A man who has not passed through the inferno of his passions has never overcome them.”

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