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  • #1
    Michelangelo Buonarroti
    “If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it would not seem so wonderful at all.”
    Michelangelo Buonarroti

  • #2
    C.G. Jung
    “The psychological rule says that when an inner situation is not made conscious, it happens outside, as fate. That is to say, when the individual remains undivided and does not become conscious of his inner contradictions, the world must perforce act out the conflict and be torn into opposite halves.”
    C.G. Jung, Aion

  • #3
    C.G. Jung
    “Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.”
    Carl Gustav Jung

  • #4
    C.G. Jung
    “We cannot change anything unless we accept it.”
    Carl Gustav Jung, Modern Man in Search of a Soul

  • #5
    C.G. Jung
    “The artist's life cannot be otherwise than full of conflicts, for two forces are at war within him; on the one hand, the common human longing for happiness, satisfaction and security in life and on the other, a ruthless passion for creation which may go so far as to override every personal desire... there are hardly any exceptions to the rule that a person must pay dearly for the divine gift of creative fire.”
    Carl Jung THE SPIRIT OF MAN IN ART AND LITERATURE Psychology section third shelf on the right in the

  • #6
    C.G. Jung
    “Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.”
    C.G. Jung

  • #7
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    “Music is liquid architecture; Architecture is frozen music.”
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • #8
    Søren Kierkegaard
    “There is nothing with which every man is so afraid as getting to know how enormously much he is capable of doing and becoming.”
    Soren Kierkegaard

  • #9
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    “Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.”
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • #10
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    “If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise.”
    Goethe

  • #11
    Jean-Paul Sartre
    “Man is what he wills himself to be.”
    Jean-Paul Sartre, No Exit and Three Other Plays

  • #12
    Jean-Paul Sartre
    “An individual chooses and makes himself.”
    Jean-Paul Sartre

  • #13
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    “We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise, we harden.”
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • #14
    Søren Kierkegaard
    “If anyone on the verge of action should judge himself according to the outcome, he would never begin. Even though the result may gladden the whole world, that cannot help the hero; for he knows the result only when the whole thing is over, and that is not how he became a hero, but by virtue of the fact that he began.”
    Søren Kierkegaard, Fear and Trembling

  • #15
    Jean-Paul Sartre
    “Man can will nothing unless he has first understood that he must count on no one but himself; that he is alone, abandoned on earth in the midst of his infinite responsibilities, without help, with no other aim than the one he sets himself, with no other destiny than the one he forges for himself on this earth.”
    Jean-Paul Sartre

  • #16
    Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
    “Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.”
    Johann wolfgang von Goethe

  • #17
    Søren Kierkegaard
    “What I really need is to get clear about what I must do, not what I must know, except insofar as knowledge must precede every act. What matters is to find a purpose, to see what it really is that God wills that I shall do; the crucial thing is to find a truth which is truth for me, to find the idea for which I am willing to live and die.”
    Soren Kierkegaard

  • #18
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    “Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen.”
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • #19
    Jean-Paul Sartre
    “We are our choices.”
    Jean-Paul Sartre

  • #20
    Søren Kierkegaard
    “The thing is to understand myself: the thing is to find a truth which is true for me, to find the idea for which I can live and die. That is what I now recognize as the most important thing.”
    Søren Kierkegaard

  • #21
    Jean-Paul Sartre
    “Better to die on one's feet than to live on one's knees.”
    Jean Paul Sartre

  • #22
    Søren Kierkegaard
    “Purity of Heart Is to Will One Thing”
    Soren Kierkegaard

  • #23
    Jean-Paul Sartre
    “Freedom is what we do with what is done to us.”
    Jean-Paul Sartre

  • #24
    Søren Kierkegaard
    “Therefore do not deceive yourself! Of all deceivers fear most yourself!”
    Søren Kierkegaard

  • #25
    Jean-Paul Sartre
    “If you're lonely when you're alone, you're in bad company.”
    Jean-Paul Sartre

  • #26
    Søren Kierkegaard
    “It is very important in life to know when your cue comes.”
    Soren Kierkegaard

  • #27
    Søren Kierkegaard
    “The most common form of despair is not being who you are.”
    Søren Kierkegaard

  • #28
    Søren Kierkegaard
    “Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.”
    Søren Kierkegaard

  • #29
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    “We think too fast, even while walking or on the way, or while engaged in other things, no matter how serious the subject.”
    Friedrich Nietzsche, The Gay Science with a Prelude in Rhymes & an Appendix of Songs

  • #30
    Søren Kierkegaard
    “It belongs to the imperfection of everything human that man can only attain his desire by passing through its opposite.”
    Soren Kierkegaard



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