The doctor is effective only when he himself is affected. Only the wounded physician heals.
Man becomes whole, integrated, calm, fertile, and happy when (and only when) the process of individuation is complete, when the conscious and the unconscious have learned to live at peace and to complement one another.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
Every transformation demands as its precondition "the ending of a world"-the collapse of an old philosophy of life.
The way is within us, but not in Gods, nor in teachings, nor in laws. Within us is the way, the truth, and the life.
A human being would certainly not grow to be seventy or eighty years old if this longevity had no meaning for the species. The afternoon of human life must also have a significance of its own and cannot be merely a pitiful appendage to life's morning.