Carl Jung: “How difficult it is to be simple.”

Carl-Jung-pumping-water-at-Bollingen

Carl Jung at Bollingen

 

“I pump the water from the well.
I chop the wood and cook the food.
These simple acts make man simple; and how difficult it is to be simple!”

from: Memories, Dreams, Reflections

 
 




 

Before enlightenment chop wood, carry water.

After enlightenment chop wood, carry water.

Zen Proverb

 

Carl-Jung-camping-at-Lake-Zurch–1920

Carl Jung camping at Lake Zurich, circa 1920

 

 

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