Carl Jung

(1875-1961 / Kesswil)

Carl Jung Quotes

  • ''The healthy man does not torture others—generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers.''
    Carl Jung (1875-1961), Swiss psychiatrist. repr. In Collected Works, vol. 18, ed. William McGuire. "Return to the Simple Life," DU, vol. 1 (Zurich, May 1941).
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  • ''The heaping together of paintings by Old Masters in museums is a catastrophe; likewise, a collection of a hundred Great Brains makes one big fathead.''
    Carl Jung (1875-1961), Swiss psychiatrist. repr. In Collected Works, vol. 10, "Civilization in Transition," ed. William McGuire (1961). Review (1934).
  • ''From the middle of life onward, only he remains vitally alive who is ready to die with life.''
    Carl Jung (1875-1961), Swiss psychiatrist. repr. in Collected Works, vol. 8, para. 800, ed. William McGuire (1960). The Soul and Death (1934).
  • ''The wine of youth does not always clear with advancing years; sometimes it grows turbid.''
    Carl Jung (1875-1961), Swiss psychiatrist. repr. in Collected Works, vol. 8, para. 774, ed. William McGuire (1960). The Stages of Life (1930).

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