4+ quotes from Answer to Job by C.G. Jung

Quotes from Answer to Job

C.G. Jung ·  144 pages

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“The thread by which our fate hangs is wearing thin. Not nature, but the “genius of mankind,” has knotted the hangman’s noose with which it can execute itself at any moment. This is simply another façon de parler for what John called the “wrath of God.” 735”
― C.G. Jung, quote from Answer to Job


“«Es necesario acostumbrarse a la idea de que 'tiempo' es un concepto relativo, y que propiamente tiene que ser completado por el concepto de una pleromática existencia 'simultánea' o 'bárdica' de todos los acontecimientos históricos. Lo que existe en el pléroma como 'acontecimiento' eterno, aparece en el tiempo como secuencia aperiódica, es decir, se repite varias veces de modo irregular.»”
― C.G. Jung, quote from Answer to Job


“Is it worth the lion’s while to terrify a mouse? 592”
― C.G. Jung, quote from Answer to Job


“«El que algo sea una realidad 'física' no es el único criterio de verdad. También existen verdades 'anímicas', las cuales no pueden ni probarse ni explicarse, pero tampoco negarse físicamente. [...] Los milagros son únicamente una apelación al entendimiento de aquellos hombres que no son capaces de entender el 'sentido'; los milagros son en realidad un simple sustituto de la realidad no comprendida del 'espíritu'.»”
― C.G. Jung, quote from Answer to Job


About the author

C.G. Jung
Born place: in Kesswil, Thurgau, Switzerland
Born date July 26, 1875
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