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Grounded in the natural philosophy of the Middle Ages, alchemy formed a bridge: on the one hand into the past, to Gnosticism, and on the other into the future, to the modern psychology of the unconscious.

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Grounded in the natural philosophy of the Middle Ages, alchemy formed a bridge: on the one hand into the past, to Gnosticism, and on the other into the future, to the modern psychology of the unconscious.

Carl Jung

If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.

Carl Jung

We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.

Carl Jung

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

Carl Jung

The word 'happy' would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.

Carl Jung

Without this playing with fantasy no creative work has ever yet come to birth. The debt we owe to the play of the imagination is incalculable.

Carl Jung

All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.

Carl Jung

The debt we owe to the play of imagination is incalculable.

Carl Jung

Man needs difficulties they are necessary for health.

Carl Jung

The healthy man does not torture others - generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers.

Carl Jung

Great talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang upon the most slender twigs that are easily snapped off.

Carl Jung

Follow that will and that way which experience confirms to be your own.

Carl Jung

We deem those happy who from the experience of life have learnt to bear its ills without being overcome by them.

Carl Jung

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.

Carl Jung

Just as we might take Darwin as an example of the normal extraverted thinking type, the normal introverted thinking type could be represented by Kant. The one speaks with facts, the other relies on the subjective factor. Darwin ranges over the wide field

Carl Jung