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Carl Jung, Swiss Psychologist ( July 26, 1875 - June 6, 1961 )

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The word 'happy' would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.~Carl Jung


Happy Sad Sadness

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


Teacher Gratitude Child

Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.~Carl Jung


Dreams Heart Vision

Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.~Carl Jung


Best Darkness People

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.~Carl Jung


Meeting Reaction Contact

Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.~Carl Jung


Children Parenting Talk

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. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.~Carl Jung


Life Happy Patience

Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.~Carl Jung


Alcohol Addiction Bad

In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order.~Carl Jung


Chaos Secret Order

The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.~Carl Jung


Life Living Shoe

The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.~Carl Jung


Creative Mind Acting

When an inner situation is not made conscious, it appears outside as fate.~Carl Jung


Fate Situation Outside

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.~Carl Jung


Wisdom Understanding Lead

Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.~Carl Jung


Dreams Outside Inside

As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.~Carl Jung


Light Darkness Purpose

We are born at a given moment, in a given place and, like vintage years of wine, we have the qualities of the year and of the season of which we are born. Astrology does not lay claim to anything more.~Carl Jung


Science Wine Moment

We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.~Carl Jung


Change Accept Anything

There is no birth of consciousness without pain.~Carl Jung


Pain Birth Without

Neurosis is always a substitute for legitimate suffering.~Carl Jung


Suffering Always

The healthy man does not torture others - generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers.~Carl Jung


Health Man Healthy

Where love rules, there is no will to power; and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.~Carl Jung


Love Power Love Is

Understanding does not cure evil, but it is a definite help, inasmuch as one can cope with a comprehensible darkness.~Carl Jung


Darkness Evil Help

It all depends on how we look at things, and not how they are in themselves.~Carl Jung


Look Themselves Things

Grounded in the natural philosophy of the Middle Ages, alchemy formed a bridge: on the one hand into the past, to Gnosticism, and on the other into the future, to the modern psychology of the unconscious.~Carl Jung


Future Past Philosophy

The wine of youth does not always clear with advancing years; sometimes it grows turbid.~Carl Jung


Wine Youth Sometimes

It is a fact that cannot be denied: the wickedness of others becomes our own wickedness because it kindles something evil in our own hearts.~Carl Jung


Evil Others Fact