Quotation by Carl Jung

For a younger person it is almost a sin—and certainly a danger—to be too much occupied with himself; but for the aging person it is a duty and a necessity to give serious attention to himself. After having lavished its light upon the world, the sun withdraws its rays in order to illumine itself.
Carl Jung (1875–1961), Swiss psychiatrist. "The Stages of Life," Modern Man in Search of a Soul, Harcourt (1933).
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