The growth of the mind…

The growth of the mind is the widening of the range of consciousness, and … each step forward has been a most painful and laborious achievement.”

— C. G. Jung

Nobody, as long as…

“Nobody, as long as he moves about among the chaotic currents of life, is without trouble.” — C. G. Jung

Life has always…

“Life has always seemed to me like a plant that lives on its rhizome. Its true life is invisible, hidden in the rhizome. The part that appears above ground lasts only a single summer. What we see is the blossom, which passes. The rhizome remains.” — C. G. Jung

Knowing your…

“Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darkness of other people.” — C. G. Jung

Enlightenment is…

“Enlightenment is not imagining figures of light but making the darkness conscious.” — C. G. Jung

To me dreams are…

“To me dreams are part of nature, which harbors no intention to deceive but expresses something as best it can.” – C. G. Jung

The sole purpose…

“…the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.” — C. G. Jung

We may think…

“We may think that we fully control ourselves. However, a friend can easily reveal something about us that we have absolutely no idea about.” — C. G. Jung

Understanding…

“Understanding does not cure evil, but it is a definite help, inasmuch as one can cope with a comprehensible darkness.”

— C. G. Jung

 

 

The great problem…


 “The great problem of our time is that we don’t understand what is happening to the world. We are confronted with the darkness of our soul, the unconscious.” — C. G. Jung