50 insightful quotes from 14 famous INFJs…

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1. Ludwig Wittgenstein
(Austrian-British philosopher)





“Not how the world is, but that it is, is the mystery.” ― Ludwig Wittgenstein

“We are asleep. Our Life is a dream. But we wake up sometimes, just enough to know that we are dreaming.” ― Ludwig Wittgenstein

“Hell isn’t other people. Hell is yourself.” ― Ludwig Wittgenstein

“If people never did silly things nothing intelligent would ever get done.” ― Ludwig Wittgenstein

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2. Carl Gustav Jung
(Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist who founded analytical psychology)





“The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.” ― C.G. Jung

“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” ― C.G. Jung

“Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” ― C.G. Jung

“One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.” ― C.G. Jung

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3. Plato
(Greek philosopher, and mathematician)





“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.” ― Plato

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” ― Plato

“Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.” ― Plato

“I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.” ― Plato, The Republic

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4. Noam Chomsky
(American linguist, philosopher and cognitive scientist)





“If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don’t believe in it at all.” ― Noam Chomsky

“I was never aware of any other option but to question everything.” ― Noam Chomsky

“Education is a system of imposed ignorance.” ― Noam Chomsky, Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media

“How it is we have so much information, but know so little?” ― Noam Chomsky

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5. Dante Alighieri
(Italian poet of the late Middle Ages and famed for his epic poem, the Divine Comedy)





“The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.” ― Dante Alighieri

“There is no greater sorrow. Than to recall a happy time When miserable.”  ― Dante Alighieri

“My course is set for an uncharted sea.” ― Dante Alighieri

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6. Simone de Beauvoir
(French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher and political activist)





“If you live long enough, you’ll see that every victory turns into a defeat.” ― Simone de Beauvoir

“One’s life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others.” ― Simone de Beauvoir

“I was made for another planet altogether. I mistook the way.”  ― Simone de Beauvoir

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7. Agatha Christie
(English crime novelist, short story writer, and playwright)





“One doesn’t recognize the really important moments in one’s life until it’s too late.” ― Agatha Christie

“One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.” ― Agatha Christie

“It’s like all those quiet people, when they do lose their tempers they lose them with a vengeance.” ― Agatha Christie, The A.B.C. Murders

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8. Mary Wollstonecraft
(English writer, philosopher, and advocate of women’s rights)





“The beginning is always today.” ― Mary Wollstonecraft

“I never wanted but your heart–that gone, you have nothing more to give.” ― Mary Wollstonecraft

“Simplicity and sincerity generally go hand in hand, as both proceed from a love of truth.” ― Mary Wollstonecraft

“Surely something resides in this heart that is not perishable – and life is more than a dream.” ― Mary Wollstonecraft, The Collected Letters Of Mary Wollstonecraft

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9. Baruch Spinoza
(Dutch philosopher)





“The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.” ― Baruch Spinoza

“I have made a ceaseless effort not to ridicule, not to bewail, not to scorn human actions, but to understand them.” ― Baruch Spinoza

“The more clearly you understand yourself and your emotions, the more you become a lover of what is.” ― Baruch Spinoza

“There can be no hope without fear, and no fear without hope.” ― Baruch Spinoza

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10. Arthur Schopenhauer
(German philosopher)





“Compassion is the basis of morality.” ― Arthur Schopenhauer

“Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.” ― Arthur Schopenhauer

“All truth passes through three stages: First, it is ridiculed; Second, it is violently opposed; Third, it is accepted as self-evident.” ― Arthur Schopenhauer

“A man can be himself only so long as he is alone; and if he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom; for it is only when he is alone that he is really free.” ― Arthur Schopenhauer, Essays and Aphorisms

“Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.” ― Arthur Schopenhauer, Studies in Pessimism: The Essays

“It is difficult to find happiness within oneself, but it is impossible to find it anywhere else.” ― Arthur Schopenhauer

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11. Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist, journalist and philosopher)





“Above all, don’t lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov

“Pain and suffering are always inevitable for a large intelligence and a deep heart. The really great men must, I think, have great sadness on earth.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

“What is hell? I maintain that it is the suffering of being unable to love.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov

“I love mankind, he said, “but I find to my amazement that the more I love mankind as a whole, the less I love man in particular.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov

“The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov

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12. Adolf Hitler
(Austrian-born German politician, leader of the Nazi Party)





“And I can fight only for something that I love, love only what I respect, and respect only what I at least know.” ― Adolf Hitler

“Do not compare yourself to others. If you do so, you are insulting yourself.” ― Adolf Hitler

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13. Adrien Brody
(American actor)





“A little bit of attention and kindness can totally change a whole life, and a lack of that can do the same.” ― Adrien Brody

14. Mahatma Ghandi
(Leader of Indian independence movement in British-ruled India)





“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

“Where there is love there is life.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

“A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

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