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Carl Jung

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"A shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases." Life & Death 5.0 avg (16 votes)
"Art is a kind of innate drive that seizes a human being and makes him its instrument. The artist is not a person endowed with free will who seeks his own ends, but one who allows art to realize its purpose through him." Art 4.1 avg (7 votes)
"As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being." Life & Death 4.7 avg (18 votes)
"Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk." Children 3.8 avg (6 votes)
"Death is psychologically as important as birth. Shrinking away from it is something unhealthy and abnormal which robs the second half of life of its purpose." Life & Death 4.4 avg (7 votes)
"Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness." Happiness 4.8 avg (13 votes)
"Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves." Miscellaneous 4.9 avg (9 votes)
"Follow that will and that way which experience confirms to be your own." Experience 4.8 avg (4 votes)
"I cannot love anyone if I hate myself. That is the reason why we feel so extremely uncomfortable in the presence of people who are noted for their special virtuousness, for they radiate an atmosphere of the torture they inflict on themselves. That is not a virtue but a vice." Virtue 3.6 avg (5 votes)
"I could not say I believe � I know! I have had the experience of being gripped by something that is stronger than myself, something that people call God." God 3.7 avg (10 votes)
"If one does not understand a person, one tends to regard him as a fool." Miscellaneous 5.0 avg (1 votes)
"If there is anything we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves." Children 4.9 avg (12 votes)
"In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order." Miscellaneous 3.6 avg (5 votes)
"Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also." Failure, Knowledge 4.3 avg (3 votes)
"No nation keeps its word. A nation is a big, blind worm, following what? Fate perhaps. A nation has no honor, it has no word to keep." Government 4.5 avg (2 votes)
"Nothing worse could happen to one than to be completely understood." Miscellaneous 5.0 avg (1 votes)
"People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own soul." Miscellaneous 4.4 avg (7 votes)
"Science is the tool of the Western mind and with it more doors can be opened than with bare hands. It is part and parcel of our knowledge and obscures our insight only when it holds that the understanding given by it is the only kind there is." Science 3.5 avg (2 votes)
"The dream is the small hidden door in the deepest and most intimate sanctum of the soul, which opens to that primeval cosmic night that was soul long before there was conscious ego and will be soul far beyond what a conscious ego could ever reach." Sleep 4.7 avg (6 votes)
"The healthy man does not torture others - generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers." Miscellaneous 4.5 avg (2 votes)

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