Carl Jung Quote
“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.”
Memories, Dreams, Reflections [Erinnerungen Träume Gedanken] (1963), "America: The Pueblo Indians (Extract from an unpublished MS.)"
“Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.”
Letters (1973 edition)
Variant translation: " There is no birth of consciousness without pain" - The development of personality (1954), p. 193
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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