Carl Jung Quotes (152 quotes)
The Psychology of the Child Archetype [Das göttliche Kind] (1941)
“We are so captivated by and entangled in our subjective consciousness that we have forgotten the age-old fact that God speaks chiefly through dreams and visions.”
The Symbolic Life (1953); also in Man and His Symbols (1964)
“Emotion is the chief source of all becoming-conscious. There can be no transforming of darkness into light and of apathy into movement without emotion.”
Psychological Aspects of the Mother Archetype (1938)
“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.”
The collected works of C.G. Jung (1972 edition)
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Born: July 26, 1875
Died: June 6, 1961 (aged 85)
Bio: Carl Gustav Jung was a Swiss psychologist and psychiatrist who founded analytical psychology. Jung proposed and developed the concepts of the extraverted and the introverted personality, archetypes, and the collective unconscious. His work has been influential in psychiatry and in the study of religion, literature, and related fields.
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