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Marie-Louise von Franz
“The child is an inner possibility, the possibility of renewal.”
“One of the most wicked destructive forces, psychologically speaking, is unused creative power ... If someone has a creative gift and out of laziness, or for some other reason, doesn't use it, the psychic energy turns to sheer poison. That's why we often diagnose neuroses and psychotic diseases as not-lived higher possibilities.”
Marie-Louise von Franz, Swiss Jungian psychologist, scholar
(1915 - 1998)