Widgets Favorite Quotations Carl Jung Modern Man in Search of a Soul

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


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.

The true leader is always led.

We meet ourselves time and again in a thousand disguises on the path of life.

Without this playing with fantasy, no creative work has ever yet come to birth. The debt we owe to the play of imagination is incalculable.

Whomever can suffer within himself the highest united with the lowest is healed, holy, whole.

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.

When you look inside yourself, you see the universe and all its stars in infinity. The result is an infinite mystery within yourself as great as the one without.

We need more understanding of human nature, because the only real danger that exists is man himself.

We deem those happy who from the experience of life have learnt to bear its ills without being overcome by them.

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

The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.

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

The meaning and design of a problem seem not to lie in its solution but in working at it incessantly.

I cannot prove to you that God exists, but my work has proved empirically that the pattern of God exists in every man and that this pattern in the individual has at its disposal the greatest transforming energies of which life is capable. Find this pattern in your own individual self and life is transformed.