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Carl Gustav Jung

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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

Quote

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."
Carl Gustav Jung



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Translation

(French, German)


FrenchQuote
Ce sont la plupart du temps les erreurs qui ont constitué le fondement de la vérité, et lorsqu'on ne sait pas ce qu'une chose est, savoir ce qu'elle n'est pas représente déjà un accroissement de la connaissance."
Carl Gustav Jung

GermanQuote
Irrtümer bildeten schließlich meist die Fundamente der Wahrheit, und wenn man von einem Ding nicht weiß, was es ist, dann bedeutet es schon einen Erkenntniszuwachs, wenn man weiß, was es nicht ist."
Carl Gustav Jung


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To rise from error to truth is rare and beautiful."
Victor Hugo

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Love truth, but pardon error."
Voltaire


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Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom."
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I know that I know nothing."
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Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life."
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Imagination is more important than knowledge."
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority."
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Conformity of the intellect to the things."
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If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything."
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When in doubt tell the truth."
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In wine, truth."
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