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It is only our deeds that reveal who we are. - Carl Jung

It is only our deeds that reveal who we are.

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In sleep, fantasy takes the form of dreams. But in waking life, too, we continue to dream beneath the threshold of consciousness, especially when under the influence of repressed or other unconscious complexes.

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

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

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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.

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Life is a luminous pause between two mysteries that are yet one. - Carl Jung

Life is a luminous pause between two mysteries that are yet one.

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Meaning makes a great many things endurable--perhaps everything. - Carl Jung

Meaning makes a great many things endurable--perhaps everything.

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Man cannot stand a meaningless life. - Carl Jung

Man cannot stand a meaningless life.

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Moreover, my ancestors' souls are sustained by the atmosphere of the house, since I answer for them the questions that their lives once left behind. I carve out rough answers as best I can. I have even drawn them on the walls. It is as if a silent, greater family, stretching down the centuries, were peopling the house.

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Midlife is the time to let go of an overdominant ego and to contemplate the deeper significance of human existence.

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No man can change himself into anything from sheer reason; he can only change into what he potentially is. - Carl Jung

No man can change himself into anything from sheer reason; he can only change into what he potentially is.

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One of the most difficult tasks men can perform, however much others may despise it, is the invention of good games.

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

Neurosis is always a substitute for legitimate suffering.

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Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment and especially on their children than the unlived life of the parent.

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People will do anything, no matter how absurd, to avoid facing their own souls. - Carl Jung

People will do anything, no matter how absurd, to avoid facing their own souls.

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Shame is a soul eating emotion. - Carl Jung

Shame is a soul eating emotion.

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Personality is the supreme realization of the innate idiosyncracy of a living being. It is an act of high courage flung in the face of life, the absolute affirmation of all that constitutes the individual, the most successful adaptation to the universal conditions of existence coupled with the greatest possible freedom for self-determination.

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Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health. - Carl Jung

Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.

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Nothing is possible without love ... For love puts one in a mood to risk everything. - Carl Jung

Nothing is possible without love ... For love puts one in a mood to risk everything.

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Faith, hope, love, and insight are the highest achievements of human effort. They are found-given-by experience. - Carl Jung

Faith, hope, love, and insight are the highest achievements of human effort. They are found-given-by experience.

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

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

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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

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

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One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. - Carl Jung

One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.

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Space flights are merely an escape, a fleeing away from oneself, because it is easier to go to Mars or to the moon than it is to penetrate one's own being.

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Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you. - Carl Jung

Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you.

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The acceptance of oneself is the essence of the whole moral problem and the epitome of a whole outlook on life. - Carl Jung

The acceptance of oneself is the essence of the whole moral problem and the epitome of a whole outlook on life.

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