Love may summon forth unsuspected powers in the soul for which we had better be prepared.
When the parents have long been dead and have lost, or should have lost, all significance, the situation of the patient having perhaps completely changed since then, they are still somehow present and as important as if they were still alive.
Carl Jung Depth Psychology: Carl Jung Quotations and Images V
The “other” may be just as one-sided in one way as the ego is in another. And yet the conflict between them may give rise to truth and meaning but only if the ego is willing to grant the other its rightful personality.
How the Mind Maps Reality, Part Conscious Thinking
It is just the most unexpected, the most terrifyingly chaotic things which reveal a deeper meaning. And the more this meaning is recognized, the more the anima loses her impetuous and compulsive character