Were we able to discover its psychological necessity, pathologizing would no longer be wrong or right, but merely necessary.
No one can train the personality unless he has it himself… The development of personality means nothing less than the optimum development of the whole human being.
We don’t integrate conflicting tendencies in contemporary life anymore – we live them out.
An individual’s shadow is invariably bound up with the collective shadow of his group, and as he digests his own evil, a fragment of the collective evil is invariably co-digested at the same time.
For a full understanding of Jung, one must go to the dissecting room of the psyche. This of course is a personal analysis.
We can only suppose that culture making is at the same time psyche-making, that the creative work of structuring the one is equivalent to the same work upon the other.
Metaphor is the language of the soul. Through a physical image, metaphor reveals a spiritual truth or condition.
Whatever we call reality is a fantasy that has got stubborn and blocked and become obscured to the flow of psychic energy in it.
Memory, or memoria as it was once called, is a form of imagination. What it recalls into the present is always, in part, a function of perspective currently dominating the present.
The present is haunted by the archetypal dynamics which remind us that any story untold is an unconscious present. An unconscious present is a story which will insist on being told and will spill into our biographies.
Again, progression should not be confused with development, for the continuous flow or current in life is not necessarily development and differentiation,
To understand a thing is a bridge and possibility of returning to the path. But to explain a matter is arbitrary and sometimes even murder. Have you counted the murderers among the scholars?