Born: July 26, 1875
Birthplace: Kessewil, Switzerland
Died: June 6, 1961
Profile: The founder of
Jungian or analytical psychology. Best known for his theories of the "Collective Unconscious."
Number of Quotes: 6
Among all my patients in the second half of life ... there has not been one whose problem in the last resort was not that of finding a religious outlook on life.
Art is a kind of innate drive that seizes a human being and makes him its instrument. To perform this difficult office it is sometimes necessary for him to sacrifice happiness and everything that makes life worth living for the ordinary human being.
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.
Mistakes are, after all, the foundation 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.
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.
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart ... Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.