One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light

One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. The latter procedure, however, is disagreeable and therefore not popular. C. G. Jung

Quotes from Carl Jung – Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you

Sometimes, indeed, there is such a discrepancy between the genius and his human qualities that one has to ask oneself whether a little less talent might not have been better.

 

The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays […]