That is something I would definitely like to know, what sin really is, seeing that theology has been talking about it for thousands of years. ~Carl Jung, Letters Vol. I, Pages 253-254
Men would never have talked of sin and the forgiveness of sin had this not been a fundamental psychological fact that existed long before there were any laws. ~Carl Jung, Letters Vol. I, Pages 253-254
That is as you see the reason why I said that I haven’t come across Buddhist mandalas based upon 3, 5, or 6 (2 x 3). ~Carl Jung, Letters Vol. I, Pages 222-223
The dream is in my opinion a look behind the scenes into the age-old processes of the human mind, which might explain your special feeling of happiness. ~Carl Jung, Letters Vol I, Pages 221-222
I dislike as a rule interpreting dreams of people whom I don’t know personally; one can easily be led astray. ~Carl Jung, Letters Vol. II, Pages 187-188.
I never denied the fact that my psychiatry comes from Bleuler’s clinic. I was there already in 1900. ~Carl Jung, Letters Vol. I, Pages 210-211
You seek the path. I warn you away from my own. It can also be the wrong way for you. May each go his own way. ~Carl Jung, The Red Book, Page 231
Sex is a playground for lonely scientists. ~Carl Jung; C.G. Jung Speaks; Pages 85-87.
Myth is the revelation of divine life in man. It is not we who invent myth; rather it speaks to us as a Word of God. ~Carl Jung; Memories, Dreams and Reflections; Page 340.
No science Myth will ever replace myth, and a myth cannot be made out of any science. For it is not that “God” is a myth, but that myth is the revelation of a divine life in man. ~Carl Jung; Memories, Dreams and Reflections; Page 340.
It is not we who invent myth; rather it speaks to us as a Word of God. ~Carl Jung; Memories, Dreams and Reflections; Page 340.
Solitude is for me a fount of healing which makes my life worth living. Talking is often torment for me, and I need many days of silence to recover from the futility of words. ~Carl Jung, Letters Vol II, Page 363.
After this dream I gave up drawing or painting mandalas. The dream depicted the climax of the whole process of development of consciousness. ~Carl Jung, MDR, Page 199
The toad that appears in your book generally signifies an anticipation of the human being on the level of the coldblooded creatures, and actually stands for the psyche associated with the lower spinal cord. ~Carl Jung, Letters Vol. I, Page 213
The West knows too much about sentimentalities to believe in them. ~Carl Jung, Letters Vol. I, Page 213
He [Jung] always treated Freud with respect and called him Professor. ~E.A. Bennet, Meetings with Jung, Pages 69-75
Who exhausts the mystery of love? ~Carl Jung, The Red Book, Page 315.
I have always found it very difficult to discuss these problems with an artist, whereas I could have learnt a lot from Mantegna. ~Carl Jung, Letters Vol. I, Pages 249-250
The greatness of the Renaissance artist lies not least in the fact that he worked with the whole of his personality, while the artist of today assiduously avoids anything meaningful. ~Carl Jung, Letters Vol. I, Pages 249-250
Nothing is possible without love, not even the processes of alchemy, for love puts one in the mood to risk everything and not to withhold important elements. ~Carl Jung, Jung and Hesse: A Diary of Two Friendships, Page 75
It was most essential for me to have a normal life in the real world as a counterpoise to that strange inner world. ~Carl Jung, MDR, Page 189
My family and my profession remained the base to which I could always return, assuring me that I was an actually existing, ordinary person. ~Carl Jung, MDR, Page 189
In the end there is no legitimate having-to-go-beyond-ourselves. Hence I would not recommend anybody to wish to go beyond himself. ~Carl Jung, Letters Vol. I, Pages 192-193
For what we are stuck with we have a certain responsibility, namely for the way we act towards it, but not for the fact that it exists. ~Carl Jung, Letters Vol. I, Pages 192-193
You are not responsible for your constitution but you are stuck with it, and so it is with the anima, which is likewise a constitutional factor one is stuck with. ~Carl Jung, Letters Vol. I, Pages 192-193
At any rate we can never treat the anima with moral reprimands; instead of this we have, or there is, wisdom, which in our days seems to have passed into oblivion. ~Carl Jung, Letters Vol. I, Pages 192-193