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Carl Jung Quotes: We are not what happened to us, we are what we wish to become.
         

We are not what happened to us, we are what we wish to become.


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

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



Life really does begin at forty. Up until then, you are just doing research.

Life really does begin at forty. Up until then, you are just doing research.



To be normal is the ultimate aim of the unsuccessful.

To be normal is the ultimate aim of the unsuccessful.



Do not compare, do not measure. No other way is like yours. All other ways deceive and tempt you. You must fulfill the way that is in you.

Do not compare, do not measure. No other way is like yours. All other ways deceive and tempt you. You must fulfill the way that is in you.



The world will ask you who you are, and if you don't know, the world will tell you.

The world will ask you who you are, and if you don't know, the world will tell you.



The difference between a good life and a bad life is how well you walk through the fire

The difference between a good life and a bad life is how well you walk through the fire



If our religion is based on salvation, our chief emotions will be fear and trembling. If our religion is based on wonder, our chief emotion will be gratitude.

If our religion is based on salvation, our chief emotions will be fear and trembling. If our religion is based on wonder, our chief emotion will be gratitude.



Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.

Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.



The first half of life is devoted to forming a healthy ego, the second half is going inward and letting go of it.

The first half of life is devoted to forming a healthy ego, the second half is going inward and letting go of it.



VOCATUS ATQUE NON VOCATUS DEUS ADERIT.

VOCATUS ATQUE NON VOCATUS DEUS ADERIT.





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We all make choices, Cossack. Who we are in this world, what we do in it. Generous or selfish. Happy or sad. Good or evil. It's all down to choice.

We all make choices, Cossack. Who we are in this world, what we do in it. Generous or selfish. Happy or sad. Good or evil. It's all down to choice.



Where the world ceases to be the scene of our personal hopes and wishes, where we face it as free beings admiring, asking and observing, there we enter the realm of Art and Science.

Where the world ceases to be the scene of our personal hopes and wishes, where we face it as free beings admiring, asking and observing, there we enter the realm of Art and Science.



When I was first starting out, and I was less established, I was really concerned about being typecast.

When I was first starting out, and I was less established, I was really concerned about being typecast.



I made friends with a lot of those who could have criticized me in print and who didn't, who praised me instead.

I made friends with a lot of those who could have criticized me in print and who didn't, who praised me instead.



All lawful authority, legislative, and executive, originates from the people.

All lawful authority, legislative, and executive, originates from the people.



The years after 50 can be a time of great productivity, meaningful work, pleasure, creativity, and innovation. It's a huge opportunity.

The years after 50 can be a time of great productivity, meaningful work, pleasure, creativity, and innovation. It's a huge opportunity.



The only thing you can never change is your values.

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Those that pulled my credential were actually doing me a favor. I was given a pass to leave an event that already had me feeling uneasy and uncomfortable in my career choice.

Those that pulled my credential were actually doing me a favor. I was given a pass to leave an event that already had me feeling uneasy and uncomfortable in my career choice.



I might revisit - I like the idea of doing something else with [Hunt for the Wilderpeople characters]. But also I get bored of doing the same thing again. I just get bored.

I might revisit - I like the idea of doing something else with [Hunt for the Wilderpeople characters]. But also I get bored of doing the same thing again. I just get bored.



He who does not fear the sword he holds is not worthy of holding a sword. -Hisagi Shuuhei

He who does not fear the sword he holds is not worthy of holding a sword. -Hisagi Shuuhei




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