But the task of the Church is not the same as that of psychotherapy. The Church means serving the community,
therapy serves the individual. ~Carl Jung, Letters Vol. I, Page 235

Your honest words will be a thorn in the flesh for many. ~Carl Jung, Letters Vol. I, Page 235

Very often certain apparently impossible intentions of the shadow are mere threats due to an unwillingness on the part
of the ego to enter upon a serious consideration of the shadow. ~Carl Jung, Letters Vol. I, Pages 233-235

As a matter of fact, you have to heat up such conflicts until they rage in full swing so that the opposites
slowly melt together. It is a sort of alchemistic procedure rather than a rational choice and decision.
~Carl Jung, Letters Vol. I, Pages 233-235

Every real solution is only reached by intense suffering. ~Carl Jung, Letters Vol. I, Pages 233-235

I myself have personally treated very many Jews and know their psychology in its deepest recesses, so
I can recognize the relation of their racial psychology to their religion, but it would be quite beyond me
to relate Islam or the ancient Egyptian religion to its devotees as I lack any intimate knowledge of Arab
and Egyptian psychology. ~Carl Jung, Letters Vol. I, Page 233

Your dream is really the stuff artists work with. ~Carl Jung, Letters Vol. I, Page 232

Action as we know can take place only in the third dimension, and the fourth dimension is that
which actually wants to grow into our conscious three-dimensional world. ~Carl Jung, Letters Vol. I, Page 232

I find him [Kierkegaard ] simply insupportable and cannot understand, or rather, I understand only too well, why the
theological neurosis of our time has made such a fuss over him. ~Carl Jung, Letters Vol. I, Pages 231-232

It is perfectly clear to me that everything I do is pioneer work which has still to be followed by a real
laying of foundations, but there are gratifying signs that others are beginning to make forays into this
territory. ~Carl Jung, Letters Vol. I, Pages 231-232

Suffering is not an illness; it is the normal counterpole to happlness. ~Carl Jung, CW 18, Para 179

He [Jung] listened daily to the B.B.C. and knew that England was the only hope, and that they would never give in. ~E.A. Bennet, Conversations with Jung, Page 24.

He [Jung] said that until 1935 it had seemed possible, in Germany and Italy, that some good could come from Naziism.
Germany was transformed; instead of roads crowded with people without work, all was changed and
peaceful. Then he saw other things and knew it was evil. ~E.A. Bennet, Conversations with Jung, Page 25.

He[Jung] became so outspoken in his criticisms of Germany that Mrs. Jung was afraid he would get into trouble,
with so much German influence in Zürich. ~E.A. Bennet, Conversations with Jung, Page 25

Referring to the rumours of his so-called Nazi sympathies, C.G. told me that his name was on the black
List in Germany because of his views, and that he would certainly have been shot at once had he fallen
into Nazi hands. ~E.A. Bennet, Conversations with Jung, Page 26

Then he woke and was glad, for he knew that Germany would be beaten by Russia. This, he said, was a collective
dream, and very important. ~E.A. Bennet, Conversations with Jung, Page 27

No, the Virgin was the archetypal figure of the soul of man, the anima, and it is only in the soul of man
that God can be born, where else could it be? ~E.A. Bennet, Conversations with Jung, Page 32

He [Jung] dislikes crowds and dislikes majorities, so at Yale he asked for a small hall in which to lecture. ~E.A. Bennet,
Conversations with Jung, Page 32

He [Jung] went on to speak of obsessional people as always fearing death; they want to remain adolescent
and never grow up. ~E.A. Bennet, Conversations with Jung, Page 44

Freud was kind to people and gave them his interest, that was what cured and that is what always cures
– the human contact. ~E.A. Bennet, Conversations with Jung, Page 48

He [Jung] spoke of unmindful coincidences, that is, coincidences which could not have been anticipated. He gave an example
of a dream he had recently of Churchill, and next day he read that Churchill had just passed through
Switzerland. ~E.A. Bennet, Conversations with Jung, Page 49

He [Jung] alluded by way of illustration to the decay of radium, that after about 1400 years the granule of
radium had gone. It diminishes at a certain rate; space, time and causation do not account for this. ~E.A. Bennet,
Conversations with Jung, Page 50

The shadow can represent the whole of the unconscious – that is both personal and archetypal
contents – or just the personal material which was in the background and not recognised, not wanted. ~E.A. Bennet,
Conversations with Jung, Page 55

He [Jung] said he had learned never to start an interview beyond a few pleasantries – ‘How are you?’ – but to
wait for the patient, because the instincts, the archetypes, lie in between and we don’t know what
may be there. ~E.A. Bennet, Conversations with Jung, Page 55

But the spiritual power of the Church has fallen, and Communism is the opposite: it has arisen as the
glorification of the materia. ~E.A. Bennet, Conversations with Jung, Page 57

I asked C.G. about the Christmas tree; he said it was a great symbol because it was the life growing in
winter, the winter solstice, and that is what Christ is, the light in the darkness. ~E.A. Bennet,
Conversations with Jung, Page 59

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