911 Inspirational quotes from Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud: Famous Psychiatrists Thoughts

Among psychotherapists, Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung have been labeled as icons in the Psychotherapy World.

This is a list of 911 quotes from Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung. The list has no special order.

This is an effort to collect inspiring quotes attributed to Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung. Certainly, one of them can inspire you and maybe can motivate some changes in your existence.

Some random quotes inside this book:

‘The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.’ – Carl Jung
‘Good does not become better by being exaggerated, but worse; And a small evil becomes a big one through being disregarded and repressed.’ – Carl Jung
‘We can keep from a child all knowledge of earlier myths, but we cannot take from him the need for mythology.’ – Sigmund Freud
‘He does not believe that does not live according to his belief.’ – Carl Jung
‘I shall not commit the fashionable stupidity of regarding everything I cannot explain as a fraud.’ – Sigmund Freud
‘No other technique for the conduct of life attaches the individual so firmly to reality as laying emphasis on work; for his work at least gives him a secure place in a portion of reality, in the human community.’ – Carl Jung
‘The most important question anyone can ask is: What myth am I living?’ – Sigmund Freud
‘The act of birth is the first experience of anxiety, and thus the source and prototype of the affect of anxiety.’ – Carl Jung
‘Nothing affects the life of a child so much as the unlived life of its parent’ – Sigmund Freud
‘We have become convinced that it is better to avoid such symbolic disguisings of the truth in what we tell children and not to withhold from them a knowledge of the true state of affairs commensurate with their intellectual level.’ – Carl Jung
‘Shame is a soul eating emotion.’ – Carl Jung
‘In actual life it requires the greatest discipline to be simple, and the acceptance of oneself is the essence of the moral problem and the epitome of a whole outlook upon life.’ – Sigmund Freud
‘I cannot face with comfort the idea of life without work; work and the free play of the imagination are for me the same thing, I take no pleasure in anything else.’ – Carl Jung
‘However far-fetched it may sound, experience shows that many neuroses are caused by the fact that people blind themselves to their own religious promptings because of a childish passion for rational enlightenment.’ – Carl Jung
‘The starry vault of heaven is in truth the open book of cosmic projection.’ – Carl Jung
‘The answer to human life is not to be found within the limits of human life.’ – Carl Jung
‘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 symbols of the self arise in the depths of the body, and they express its materiality every bit as much as the perceiving consciousness. The symbol is thus a living body’ – Sigmund Freud
‘None believes in his own death. In the unconscious everyone is convinced of his own immortality.’ – Sigmund Freud
‘Perhaps the gods are kind to us, by making life more disagreeable as we grow older. In the end death seems less intolerable than the manifold burdens we carry’ – Sigmund Freud
‘The poor ego has a still harder time of it; it has to serve three harsh masters, and it has to do its best to reconcile the claims and demands of all three…The three tyrants are the external world, the superego, and the id.’ – Carl Jung
‘Nature has no use for the plea that one ‘did not know’.’ – Sigmund Freud
‘Not all men are worthy of love.’ – Sigmund Freud
‘History is just new people making old mistakes.’ – Carl Jung
‘The man who speaks with primordial images, speaks with a thousand tongues.’ – Carl Jung
‘The dream is the small hidden door in the deepest and most intimate sanctum of the soul, which opens to that primeval cosmic night that was soul long before there was conscious ego and will be soul far beyond what a conscious ego could ever reach.’ – Carl Jung
‘Intuition does not denote something contrary to reason, but something outside of the province of reason.’ – Carl Jung
‘Man’s task is to become conscious of the contents that press upward from the unconscious.’ – Sigmund Freud
‘We must love or we grow ill.’ – Carl Jung
‘Most of our difficulties come from losing contact with our instincts, with the age-old forgotten wisdom stored up in us.’ – Carl Jung