• The ego must be able to listen attentively and to give itself, without any further design or purpose, to that inner urge toward growth. People living in cultures more securely rooted than our own have less trouble in understanding that it is necessary to give up the utilitarian attitude of conscious planning in order to make way for the inner growth of the personality.

    "The Process of Individuation". "Man and His Symbols". Book by Carl Jung and Marie-Louise von Franz, part 3, p. 163, 1964.