50 insightful quotes from 14 famous INFJs…

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1. Ludwig Wittgenstein
(Austrian-British philosopher)

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“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)

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“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)

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“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)

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“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)

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“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)

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“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)

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“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)

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“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)

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“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)

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“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)

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“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)

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“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)

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“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)

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“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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