Carl Jung Quote

A sign is always less than the thing it points to, and a symbol is always more than we can understand at first sight. Therefore we stop at the sign but go on to the goal it indicates; but we remain with the symbol because it promises more than it reveals.


The Collected works (ed. 1976)

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A sign is always less than the thing it points to, and a symbol is always more than we can understand at first sight. Therefore we stop at the sign...

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A sign is always less than the thing it points to, and a symbol is always more than we can understand at first sight. Therefore we stop at the sign...

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A sign is always less than the thing it points to, and a symbol is always more than we can understand at first sight. Therefore we stop at the sign...

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A sign is always less than the thing it points to, and a symbol is always more than we can understand at first sight. Therefore we stop at the sign...