45 Motivational Carl Jung Quotes On Love, Life, Success

Carl Gustav Jung was a Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who founded analytical psychology. Jung’s work was influential in the fields of psychiatry, anthropology, archaeology, literature, philosophy, and religious studies. Jung worked as a research scientist at the famous Burghölzli hospital, under Eugen Bleuler. This Carl Jung quotes on love, personality will motivate you.

Best Carl Jung Quotes

  1. “Thinking is difficult, that’s why most people judge.” ~ Carl Jung
  2. “Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people. One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely. Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” ~ Carl Jung
  3. “The world will ask you who you are, and if you don’t know, the world will tell you.” ~ Carl Jung

  4. “Do not compare, do not measure. No other way is like yours. All other ways deceive and tempt you. You must fulfill the way that is in you.” ~ Carl Jung
  5. “Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” ~ Carl Jung
  6. “Life really does begin at forty. Up until then, you are just doing research.” ~ Carl Jung, Carl Jung quotes on life
  7. “We are not what happened to us, we are what we wish to become.” ~ Carl Jung
  8. “VOCATUS ATQUE NON VOCATUS DEUS ADERIT.” ~ Carl Jung
  9. “If a man knows more than others, he becomes lonely.” ~ Carl Jung
  10. “To be normal is the ultimate aim of the unsuccessful.” ~ Carl Jung
  11. “No tree, it is said, can grow to heaven unless its roots reach down to hell.” ~ Carl Jung
  12. “The difference between a good life and a bad life is how well you walk through the fire”

  13. “Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” ~ Carl Jung
  14. “People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own souls. They will practice Indian yoga and all its exercises, observe a strict regimen of diet, learn the literature of the whole world – all because they cannot get on with themselves and have not the slightest faith that anything useful could ever come out of their own souls.” ~ Carl Jung
  15. “The brighter the light, the darker the shadow.” ~ Carl Jung
  16. “The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.” ~ Carl Jung
  17. “We don’t really heal anything; we simply let it go.” ~ Carl Jung

  18. “Intuition is one of the four basic psychological functions along with thinking, feeling,and sensing.” ~ Carl Jung
  19. “Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” ~ Carl Jung
  20. “To ask the right question is already half the solution of a problem.” ~ Carl Jung
  21. “If our religion is based on salvation, our chief emotions will be fear and trembling. If our religion is based on wonder, our chief emotion will be gratitude.” ~ Carl Jung
  22. “Everyone you meet knows something you don’t know but need to know. Learn from them.” ~ Carl Jung
  23. “The foundation of all mental illness is the unwillingness to experience legitimate suffering.”

  24. “Loneliness does not come from having no people about one, but from being unable to communicate the things that seem important to oneself, or from holding certain views which others find inadmissible.” ~ Carl Jung
  25. “We don’t get wounded alone and we don’t heal alone.” ~ Carl Jung
  26. “The sad truth is that man’s real-life consists of a complex of inexorable opposites – day and night, birth and death, happiness and misery, good and evil. We are not even sure that one will prevail against the other, that goodwill overcomes evil, or joy defeat pain. Life is a battleground. It always has been and always will be; and if it were not so, existence would come to an end.” ~ Carl Jung
  27. “The whole point of Jesus’s life was not that we should become exactly like him, but that we should become ourselves in the same way he became himself. Jesus was not the great exception but the great example.” ~ Carl Jung
  28. “Real liberation comes not from glossing over or repressing painful states of feeling, but only from experiencing them to the full.” ~ Carl Jung
  29. “You always become the thing you fight the most.” ~ Carl Jung

  30. “A man likes to believe that he is the master of his soul. But as long as he is unable to control his moods and emotions, or to be conscious of the myriad secret ways in which unconscious factors insinuate themselves into his arrangements and decisions, he is certainly not his own master.” ~ Carl Jung
  31. “A man’s hatred is always concentrated upon that which makes him conscious of his bad qualities.” ~ Carl Jung
  32. “The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.” ~ Carl Jung
  33. “The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.” ~ Carl Jung
  34. “The first half of life is devoted to forming a healthy ego, the second half is going inward and letting go of it.”

  35. “Be grateful for your difficulties and challenges, for they hold blessings. In fact… Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for healthy personal growth, individuation, and self-actualization.” ~ Carl Jung
  36. “I have frequently seen people become neurotic when they content themselves with inadequate or wrong answers to the questions of life. They seek position, marriage, reputation, outward success or money, and remain unhappy and neurotic even when they have attained what they were seeking. Such people are usually confined within too narrow a spiritual horizon. Their life has not sufficient content, sufficient meaning. If they are enabled to develop into more spacious personalities, the neurosis generally disappears.” ~ Carl Jung
  37. “Remember that the only God-man comes in contact with is his own God, called Spirit, Soul, and Mind, or Consciousness, and these three are one.” ~ Carl Jung
  38. “Solitude is for me a fount of healing which makes my life worth living. Talking is often a torment for me, and I need many days of silence to recover from the futility of words.” ~ Carl Jung
  39. “Conflict exists strictly as an opportunity to raise our consciousness.” ~ Carl Jung

  40. “Contemporary man is blind to the fact that, with all his rationality and efficiency, he is possessed by “powers” that are beyond his control. His gods and demons have not disappeared at all; they have merely got new names. They keep him on the run with restlessness, vague apprehensions, psychological complications, an insatiable need for pills, alcohol, tobacco, food – and, above all, a large array of neuroses” ~ Carl Jung
  41. “Our world has become dehumanized. Man feels himself isolated in the cosmos because he is no longer involved in nature.” ~ Carl Jung
  42. “We meet ourselves time and again in a thousand disguises on the path of life.” ~ Carl Jung

  43. “One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.” ~ Carl Jung
  44. “In every adult, there lurks a child— an eternal child, something that is always becoming, is never completed, and calls for unceasing care, attention, and education. That is the part of the personality which wants to develop and become whole.” ~ Carl Jung

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