Top 25 Carl Jung Quotes

1) "Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.”

2) “We cannot change anything unless we accept it.”

3) “You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do.”

4) “Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.”

5) “Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.”

6) “The best political, social, and spiritual work we can do is to withdraw the projection of our shadow onto others.”

7) “I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.”

8) “The highest, most decisive experience is to be alone with one’s own self. You must be alone to find out what supports you, when you find that you can not support yourself. Only this experience can give you an indestructible foundation.”

9) “What you resist, persists.”

10) “The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.”

11) “Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.”

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

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

14) “The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.”

15) “Nobody can fall so low unless he has a great depth. If such a thing can happen to a man, it challenges his best and highest on the other side; that is to say, this depth corresponds to a potential height, and the blackest darkness to a hidden light.”

16) “Thinking is difficult, that’s why most people judge.”

17) “If the path before you is clear, you’re probably on someone else’s.”

18) “In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order.”

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

20) “No tree, it is said, can grow to heaven unless its roots reach down to hell.”

21) “Nights through dreams tell the myths forgotten by the day.”

22) “A man who has not passed through the inferno of his passions has never overcome them.”

23) “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.”

24) “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.”

25) “To ask the right question is already half the solution of a problem.”