quotes of Carl Gustav Jung; 119 quotes

"I began to blame the philosophers for rattling away when experience was lacking, and holding their tongues when they ought to have been answering with facts. In this respect they all seemed like watered-down theologians."

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"The child who became the world-renowned psychologist C.G. Jung was christened Karl Gustav II Jung."

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"You can take away a man's gods, but only to give him others in return."

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"Thank God I'm Jung and not a Jungian."

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"The main interest of my work is not concerned with the treatment of neuroses but rather with the approach to the numinous. But the fact that the approach to the numinous is the real therapy, and inasmuch as you attain to the numinous experience you are released from the curse of pathology. Even the very disease takes on a numinous character."

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"The Christian West considers man to be wholly dependent upon the grace of God, or at least upon the Church as the exclusive and divinely sanctioned earthly instrument of man's redemption. The East (India), however, insists that man is the sole cause of his higher development, for it believes in "self- liberation."

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"All religions are therapies for the sorrows and disorders of the soul."

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"A collection of a hundred Great brains makes one big fathead."

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"My evenings are taken up very largely with astrology, I make horoscopic calculations in order to find a clue to the core of psychological truth."

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"The images of the unconscious place a great responsibility upon a man. Failure to understand them, or a shirking of ethical responsibility, deprives him of his wholeness and imposes a painful fragmentariness on his life."

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