Carl Jung Quotes on Love, Dreams and Personality

Written on Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 by @Paul Harrison


The following a selection  of the best and most important Carl Jung quotes on love, dreams and personality. Any psychology degree student is sure to recognise all 25 — revise them if you can’t, heh.

Carl Jung Quotes on Love


Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.

CARL JUNG, On the Psychology of the Unconsciousness


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.

Carl Jung


“The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.”

― C.G. Jung


cI annot love anyone if I hate myself. That is the reason why we feel so extremely uncomfortable in the presence of people



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Carl Jung Quotes on Dreams

The general function of dreams is to try to restore our psychological balance by producing dream material that re-establishes, in a subtle way, the total psychic equilibrium.

CARL JUNG, Man and His Symbols


The dream arises from a part of the mind unknown to us, but none the less important, and is concerned with the desires for the approaching day.

CARL JUNG, Psychology of the Unconscious


The dream is a series of images, which are apparently contradictory and nonsensical, but arise in reality from psychologic material which yields a clear meaning.

CARL JUNG, Psychology of the Unconscious


Between the dreams of night and day there is not so great a difference.g

CARL JUNG, Psychology of the Unconscious


Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.







Carl Jung Quotes on Personality


Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.



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

Carl Jung


Envy does not allow humanity to sleep.


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


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


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

Carl Gutav Jung Quotes


Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you.

Carl Jung  quotes


Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.

Carl Jung


The pendulum of the mind alternates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.







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