Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961) Swiss psychologist, psychiatrist

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Above all, we are coming to understand that the arts incarnate the creativity of a free people. When the creative impulse cannot flourish, when it cannot freely select its methods and objects, when it is deprived of spontaneity, then society severs the root of art. - Carl Gustav Jung


The heaping together of paintings by Old Masters in museums is a catastrophe; likewise, a collection of a hundred Great Brains makes one big fathead. - Carl Gustav Jung


It is on the whole probably that we continually dream, but that consciousness makes such a noise that we do not hear it. - Carl Gustav Jung


It is the individual's task to differentiate himself from all the others and stand on his own feet. All collective identities, interfere with the fulfillment of this task. Such collective identities are crutches for the lame, shields for the timid, beds for the lazy, nurseries for the irresponsible. - Carl Gustav Jung


There are as many nights as days, and the one is just as long as the other in the year's course. 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. - Carl Gustav Jung


We should not pretend to understand the world only by the intellect. The judgement of the intellect is only part of the truth. - Carl Gustav Jung


The dream is the small hidden door in the deepest and most intimate sanctum of the soul, which opens to that primeval cosmic night that was soul long before there was conscious ego and will be soul far beyond what a conscious ego could ever reach. - Carl Gustav Jung


The man who promises everything is sure to fulfil nothing, and everyone who promises too much is in danger of using evil means in order to carry out his promises, and is already on the road to perdition. - Carl Gustav Jung


A man who has not passed through the inferno of his passions has never overcome them. - Carl Gustav Jung