Quotation by Carl Jung

I cannot love anyone if I hate myself. That is the reason why we feel so extremely uncomfortable in the presence of people who are noted for their special virtuousness, for they radiate an atmosphere of the torture they inflict on themselves. That is not a virtue but a vice.
Carl Jung (1875–1961), Swiss psychiatrist. repr. In Collected Works, vol. 18, ed. William McGuire. Basel seminar, p. 88, multigraphed for private circulation by the Psychology Club, Zurich (1934).
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