Note from TBF:
Where does our guidance come from? Sacred scripture, intuition, self-help books, wise individuals? Here’s a collection of quotes from a wise individual brought to us by FaceBook! Wisdom comes in all kinds of packages. Keep your eyes and your mind wide open!
10 quotes from Carl Jung
Loneliness does not come from having no people around you, but from being unable to communicate the things that seem important to you.
To be normal is the ultimate aim of the unsuccessful.
The first half of life is devoted to forming a healthy ego; the second half is going inward and letting go out it.
If our religion is based on salvation, our chief emotions will be fear and trembling. If our religion is based on wonder, our chief emotion will be gratitude.
What usually has the strongest psychic effect on the child is the life which the parents have not lived.
There is no coming to consciousness without pain. People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own soul. One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
A person who is unconscious of himself acts in a blind, instinctive way, and is, in addition, fooled by all the illusions that arise when he sees everything that he is not conscious of in himself coming to meet him from outside as projections upon his neighbor.
The artist is not a person endowed with free will, who seeks his or her own ends, but one who allows art to realize its purpose through him. As a human being, he may have moods, and a will, and personal aims, but as an artist, he is “man” in a higher sense. He is “collective man,” a vehicle and molder of the unconscious psychic life of humankind.
I am not what happened to me. I am what I choose to become.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of pure being.