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Top 70 Quotes About Archetypes

#1. The stories are there first, and they come from my experiences wandering around in the world. They will resonate into bigger things, forces sweeping the planet, themes and archetypes, but I'm not smart enough to have lucid integration of all that in my head as I'm writing. - Author: Bob Shacochis
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#2. I just watched so many Westerns as a kid that you end up using archetypes and sort of tropes of that genre, because there's a language there and you can twist it and turn it on its head or play to it or go sideways at any time. - Author: Gore Verbinski
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#3. The starry vault of heaven is in truth the open book of cosmic projection, in which are reflected the mythologems, i.e., the archetypes. In this vision astrology and alchemy, the two classical functionaries of the psychology of the collective unconscious, join hands. - Author: C. G. Jung
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#4. All ages before ours believed in gods in some form or other. Only an unparalleled impoverishment in symbolism could enable us to rediscover the gods as psychic factors, which is to say, as archetypes of the unconscious. No doubt this discovery is hardly credible as yet. - Author: Carl Jung
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#5. All times are changing times, but ours is one of massive, rapid moral and mental transformation. Archetypes turn into millstones, large simplicities get complicated, chaos becomes elegant, and what everybody knows is true turns out to be what some people used to think. - Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
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#6. The zodiac's twelve signs are said to represent powerful archetypes that are universal in theme. - Author: Bil Tierney
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#7. I've never read Joseph Campbell, and I don't know all that much about story archetypes. - Author: Christopher Nolan
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#8. If it be true that there can be no metaphysics transcending human reason, it is no less true that there can be no empirical knowledge that is not already caught and limited by the a priori structure of cognition. - Author: C. G. Jung
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#9. The way I sometimes approach my work, when I look at a script for the first time, is to identify what the archetypes are and what the writing is trying to do in that context. - Author: Sarah Gadon
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#10. Manners are the root, laws only the trunk and branches. Manners are the archetypes of laws. Manners are laws in their infancy; laws are manners fully grown,
or, manners are children, which, when they grow up, become laws. - Author: Horace Mann
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#11. There are many people making a difference. I mean, Dr. King never held an office. Gandhi never held an office. There are people who are archetypes in our society who have never held office and made a difference. - Author: Dennis Kucinich
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#12. No one has claim to originality in literature; all writers are more or less faithful amanuenses of the spirit, translators and annotators of pre-existing archetypes. - Author: James E. Irby
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#13. The collective unconscious consists of the sum of the instincts and their correlates, the archetypes. Just as everybody possesses instincts, so he also possesses a stock of archetypal images. - Author: Carl Jung
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#14. There's a wide spectrum between a Navy SEAL hero-killer and a traumatized victim, but those are the archetypes - hashed and rehashed in the media, in popular culture, in the minds of people with a lot of preconceived notions but not much else. - Author: Phil Klay
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#15. Numbers, furthermore as archetypal structural constants of the collective unconscious, possess a dynamic, active aspect which is especially important to keep in mind. It is not what we can do with numbers but what they do to our consciousness that is essential. - Author: Marie-Louise Von Franz
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#16. I used the phrases Jungian realism and linear archetypes, and congratulated myself on achieving a level of douchbaggery I had previously only witnessed in shampoo commercials for men. - Author: Catherine Lowell
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#17. Most religious stories and mythologies have some sort of similar root, some sort of global archetypes. - Author: Maynard James Keenan
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#18. Within the studies and on the screen, the Jews could simply create a new country - an empire of their own, so to speak, one where they would not only be admitted, but would govern as well. The would create its values and myths, its traditions and archetypes. - Author: Neal Gabler
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#19. That's not the part of the story that I'm interested in, anyway. The part that I'm interested in is all the personal stuff. I tried to base the powers on family archetypes. - Author: Brad Bird
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#20. 'Illustrado' is not an autobiography. Only the ideas are autobiographical; the ideas of bitterness, frustration, unchanging society, an individual lost, social awkwardness ... The book satirises archetypes from across Filipino society, and I felt that the least I could do was offer myself up, too. - Author: Miguel Syjuco
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#21. All the most powerful ideas in history go back to archetypes. - Author: Carl Jung
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#22. I look at the story, I look at the idea and just try to think of it in terms of that whole body of myth and see where the characters fit in and what they ought to be doing-all those archetypes are there to play with. - Author: John Boorman
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#23. I think about people and events in terms of archetypes a lot. - Author: Zephyr Teachout
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#24. These superhero and mythical stories have, in many cases, replaced Biblical stories as vehicles for communal myths, but they are hardly any better than ancient magical adventures tinged with mythical archetypes and the decidedly unnuanced black-and-white struggle between good and evil. - Author: Gudjon Bergmann
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#25. That's what noir feels like to me. It feels like some kind of recurring dream, with very strong archetypes operating. You know, the guilty girl being pursued, falling, all kinds of stuff that we see in our dreams all the time. - Author: Brian De Palma
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#26. Angels and demons were identical
interchangeable archetypes
all a matter of polarity. The guardian angel who conquered your enemy in battle was perceived by your enemy as a demon destroyer. - Author: Dan Brown
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#27. You have to carry so many archetypes as an actor, especially as a blonde-haired, blue-eyed one. - Author: Kristin Lehman
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#28. Science fiction, because it ventures into no man's lands, tends to meet some of the requirements posed by Jung in his explorations of archetypes, myth structures and self-understanding. It may be that the primary attraction of science fiction is that it helps us understand what it means to be human. - Author: Frank Herbert
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#29. When you acknowledge the audience's shadow you become their hero. - Author: Luis Cubero
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#30. New media are new archetypes, at first disguised as degradations of older media. - Author: Marshall McLuhan
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#31. A lot of names in America and Europe have their roots in Latin and Greek words. A lot of them go back to archetypes and their stories. - Author: Maynard James Keenan
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#32. In a few decades of reconstruction, even the mathematical natural sciences, the ancient archetypes of theoretical perfection, have changed habit completely! - Author: Edmund Husserl
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#33. Archetypes are universal, and, in subtle or extravagant ways, interchangeable. - Author: Tanith Lee
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#34. The tricks of magic follow the archetypes of narrative fiction - there are tales of creation and loss, death and resurrection, and obstacles that must be overcome. - Author: Marco Tempest
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#35. More often than not, however, the person who flatly states 'Elves aren't like that!' is hard pressed to describe how they really look ... as if Tolkien has summoned archetypes from so deep in our minds that we can only recall them incompletely. - Author: John Howe
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#36. I think all artists struggle to represent the geometry
of life in their own way, just like writers deal with
archetypes. There are only so many stories that you can
tell, but an infinite number of storytellers. - Author: Henry Mosquera
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#37. Archetypes, in spite of their conservative nature, are not static but in a continuous dramatic flux. Thus the self as a monad or continuous unit would be dead. But it lives inasmuch as it splits and unites again. There is no energy without opposites! - Author: Carl Jung
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#38. 'Divergent' is a story about people who don't fit into a category - that is a big part of the message - but it's also about conformity and forcing people into these simple archetypes. At the end of the day, humans don't exist like that. We're multifaceted. - Author: Theo James
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#39. In archetypes, there is the Nurturer and the Warrior. Different kinds of strengths that, ideally, complement each other and are equally respected. - Author: Anne Bishop
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#40. I did not deliberately invent Earthsea, I did not think 'Hey wow - islands are archetypes and archipelagoes are superarchetypes and let's build us an archipelago! I am not an engineer, but an explorer. I discovered Earthsea. - Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
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#41. Learn the true topography; the monstrous and wonderful archetypes are not inside you, not inside your consciousness; you are inside them, trapped and howling to get out - Author: R.A. Lafferty
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#42. We like our archetypes and heroes to be what they are at face value. And life doesn't work out like that. - Author: Laura Dern
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#43. Because I knew that racist Negro Archetypes, like Bebe's Kids, don't die. They multiply. - Author: Paul Beatty
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#44. We're actors - we're the opposite of people! - Author: Tom Stoppard
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#45. For me Esoteric Hitlerism is being possessed by the archetypes of the collective unconscious which the Greeks used to call gods. - Author: Miguel Serrano
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#46. The Gods and Goddesses of myth, legend and fairy tale represent archetypes, real potencies and potentialities deep within the psyche, which, when allowed to flower permit us to be more fully human. - Author: Margot Adler
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#47. Mythology didn't cease to exist and be useful to Pagans when we gained digital watch technology. - Author: Thomm Quackenbush
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#48. People who avoid shadow scare me. - Author: Fierce Dolan
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#49. My characters are all kind of geek archetypes of people I've encountered at gaming and comic book conventions. - Author: Ernest Cline
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#50. Political movements rest not so much on rational attitudes as on fantasies, images, words, and archetypes that come together to make up this or that political kitsch. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#51. I often wondered why I was attracted to certain landscapes and not others and why my photographs (and depictions by other artists) looked the way they did, Archetypes imprinted on my mind started me on a search ... - Author: John Pfahl
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#52. I love Athena. I love all the goddesses and the archetypes and what they represent because I think they're always going to be relevant not just to women but to humanity. They're living energy. There's a lot we can still learn from them. - Author: Isabel Lucas
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#53. Archetypes are the psychic lenses through which we view ourselves and the world around us. - Author: Caroline Myss
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#54. The hero's achievement, in short, is to affirm life. - Author: Carol S. Pearson
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#55. Women are not in control of their bodies; nature is. Ancient mythology, with its sinister archetypes of vampire and Gorgon, is more accurate than feminism about the power and terror of female sexuality. - Author: Camille Paglia
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#56. Fire and Water are archetypes, the split sides of consciousness; one aware, the other, not. The two parts of us that desire synthesis, yet resist it: the self and the shadow. But they are also the element of chance, of the random roll of dice. - Author: Chris Abani
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#57. That's what novels are: They're amalgams of archetypes, collections of random traits one observes in other people through life, blended into fresh characters. - Author: Michael Callahan
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#58. I'm not interested in types. I'm interested in archetypes. - Author: Miuccia Prada
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#59. Were it not for the leaping and twinkling of the soul, man would rot away in his greatest passion, idleness. - Author: C. G. Jung
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#60. Remember that the Tarot is a great and sacred arcanum - its abuse is an obscenity in the inner and a folly in the outer. It is intended for quite other purposes than to determine when the tall dark man will meet the fair rich widow. - Author: Jack Parsons
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#61. The whole film is about people being convinced that they can reduce themselves to their archetypes. - Author: Atom Egoyan
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#62. The librarian, the warrior, the free spirit ... archetypes are a great jumping off point to help clarify where we want to go with a character. - Author: Kristan Higgins
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#63. Men should not be sexing their women in the missionary position because they are facing away from the sky. Instead of looking down, men are to look up. To the vastness of Father Sky - Author: Matthew Fox
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#64. Yet, we must never 'throw the baby out with the bathwater'".

~R. Alan Woods [2012] - Author: R. Alan Woods
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#65. Burning Woman is a powerful image. A role model. A metaphor. A warning. A source of power. She is Feminine power incarnate. - Author: Lucy H. Pearce
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#66. When we place our immediate conflicts in the territory of an archetypal story we can better see the nature of our problems and find solutions that bring creative imagination to bear in the realm of hard facts and hardening dilemmas. - Author: Michael Meade
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#67. There is good reason for supposing that the archetypes are the unconscious images of the instincts themselves, in other words, that they are patterns of instinctual behaviour. - Author: C. G. Jung
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#68. We live with our archetypes, but can we live in them? - Author: Poul Anderson
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#69. With respect to the respective French and German traditions you are no doubt correct, although I am reluctant to see individual achievement reduced to archetypes. - Author: Brian Ferneyhough
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#70. Maidens who stay maidens turn into saints. Old women become sorceresses. Tough jobs, both of these. - Author: Tanith Lee
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