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Biography - Carl Gustav Jung:

Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst.
Born: 1875 - Died: 1961
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Switzerland
Switzerland

If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.




Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
Wenn wir an einem Kind etwas ändern wollen, sollten wir zuerst prüfen, ob es sich nicht um etwas handelt, das wir an uns selbst ändern müssen.

French
Tout ce que nous voulons modifier chez l’enfant devrait d’abord être examiné avec attention pour voir si ce n’est pas quelque chose qui devrait être changé en nous-mêmes.




See also 

See also...



Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.




Quotes for: change


Quotes

Quotes about change:


The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.





Change alone is the constant.





They change the sky, not their soul, who run across the sea.





To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.





To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.





but it's no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.











Quotes for: oneself


Quotes

Quotes about oneself:


A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.





To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.





To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.





It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.





The best means of learning to know oneself is seeking to understand others.











Quotes

Quotes for: child


All grown-ups were once children (but only few of them remember it).





We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.
  





What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.





Mature manhood: that means to have rediscovered the seriousness one had as a child at play.





Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.





It is a wise father that knows his own child.











Quotes

Carl Gustav Jung also said...


Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.





Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.





Thinking is difficult, that's why most people judge.





Who looks outside, dreams who looks inside, awakes.





Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.





The afternoon of life is just as full of meaning as the morning; only, its meaning and purpose are different.












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