The teacher pretended that algebra was a perfectly natural affair, to be taken for granted, whereas I didn't even know what numbers were. Mathematics classes became sheer terror and torture to me. I was so intimidated by my incomprehension that I did not dare to ask any questions.
"Carl Gustav Jung", often referred to as "C. G. Jung", was a Swiss Psychiatry/psychiatrist and Psychotherapy/psychotherapist who founded analytical psychology.
Jung proposed and developed the concepts of the collective unconscious, Jungian archetypes/archetypes, and extraversion and introversion. His work has been influential not only in psychiatry but also in philosophy, anthropology, archeology, literature, and religious studies. He was a prolific writer, though many of his works were not published until after his death.
The central concept of analytical psychology is Individuation#Carl Jung/individuation—the psychological process of integrating the opposites, including the conscious with the unconscious, while still maintaining their relative autonomy. Jung considered individuation to be the central process of human development.
Jung created some of the best known psychological concepts, including the Jungian archetypes/archetype, the collective unconscious, the Complex (psychology)/complex, and synchronicity. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), a popular Personality psychology/psychometric instrument, and the concepts of socionics were developed from Jung's theory of psychological types.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous psychologists! More Carl Jung on Wikipedia.
I could not say I believe. I know! I have had the experience of being gripped by something that is stronger than myself, something that people call God.
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.
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.
Creative powers can just as easily turn out to be destructive. It rests solely with the moral personality whether they apply themselves to good things or to bad. And if this is lacking, no teacher can supply it or take its place.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Great talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang upon the most slender twigs that are easily snapped off.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Show me a sane man, and I will cure him for you.
The pendulum of the mind alternates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment and especially on their children than the unlived life of the parent.
The greatest and most important problems of life are all fundamentally insoluble. They can never be solved but only outgrown.
Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
An understanding heart is everything in a teacher, and cannot be esteemed highly enough. One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feeling. 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.
All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
Sometimes, indeed, there is such a discrepancy between the genius and his human qualities that one has to ask oneself whether a little less talent might not have been better.
Religion is a defense against the experience of God.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.
Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
I have always been impressed by the fact that there are a surprising number of individuals who never use their minds if they can avoid it, and an equal number who do use their minds, but in an amazingly stupid way.
If one does not understand a person, one tends to regard him as a fool.
We cannot change anything unless we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
To me dreams are part of nature, which harbors no intention to deceive but expresses something as best it can.
The word 'happiness' would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.
It all depends on how we look at things, and not on how they are themselves.
The healthy man does not torture others - generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers.
Nobody, as long as he moves about among the chaotic currents of life, is without trouble.
The least of things with a meaning is worth more in life than the greatest of things without it.
There can be no transforming of darkness into light and of apathy into movement without emotion.
The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.