Carl Jung Quotes (152 quotes)
“The unconscious is not just evil by nature, it is also the source of the highest good: not only dark but also light, not only bestial, semihuman, and demonic but superhuman, spiritual, and, in the classical sense of the word, divine.”
The Practice of Psychotherapy, p. 364 (1953)
The Tibetan Book of the Great Liberation (1954)
“The whole nature of man presupposes woman, both physically and spiritually. His system is tuned into woman from the start, just as it is prepared for a quite definite world where there is water, light, air, salt, carbohydrates etc..”
Two Essays in Analytical Psychology In CW 7: P. 188
“For a woman, the typical danger emanating from the unconscious comes from above, from the spiritual sphere personified by the animus, whereas for a man it comes from the chthonic realm of the world and woman, i.e., the anima projected on to the world.”
A Study in the Process of Individuation (1934) In CW 9, Part I: The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious. P. 559
“Our psychology is... a science of mere phenomena without any metaphysical implications. Treats all metaphysical claims and assertions as mental phenomena, and regards them as statements about the mind and its structure.”
Psychology and Religion: West and East (1958), p. 476, as cited in Psychotherapy East and West (1961), p. 14
The Undiscovered Self (1958)
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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.