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Topic: Know Yourself Quotes - Sayings about Knowing Yourself, Self Knowledge Quotes
Know Yourself Quotes 1 - 2

Search others for their virtues, thyself for thy vices.
Benjamin Franklin

"Know thyself?" If I knew myself, I'd run away.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If in the last few years you haven't discarded a major opinion or acquired a new one, check your pulse. You may be dead.
Gelett Burgess

I define comfort as self-acceptance. When we finally learn that self-care begins and ends with ourselves, we no longer demand sustenance and happiness from others.
Jennifer Louden

Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.
Henry David Thoreau

You are in control of your life. Don't ever forget that. You are what you are because of the conscious and subconscious choices you have made.
Barbara Hall

The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.
Muhammad Ali

It is the habitual thought that frames itself into our life. It affects us even more than our intimate social relations do. Our confidential friends have not so much to do in shaping our lives as the thoughts which we harbour.
J.W. Teal

Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering.
St. Augustine

As a man thinks, so is he.
Bible
Proverbs 23, verse 7.

One's own self is well hidden from one's own self; of all mines of treasure, one's own is the last to be dug up.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Nelson Mandela

You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him discover what’s within himself.
Galileo

We catch frightful glimpses of ourselves in the hostile eyes of others.
Mignon McLaughlin
The Neurotic's Notebook.

One may understand the cosmos, but never the ego; the self is more distant than any star.
G.K. Chesterton

There, but for me, go I.
Orrin Woodward

We should every night call ourselves to an account; What infirmity have I mastered today? What passions opposed? What temptation resisted? What virtue acquired? Our vices will abort of themselves if they be brought every day to the shrift.
Seneca

To the question of your life you are the answer, and to the problems of your life you are the solution.
Joe Cordare

The chains of our habits are too light to feel until they are too heavy to be broken.
Warren Buffett

It is only when we silent the blaring sounds of our daily existence that we can finally hear the whispers of truth that life reveals to us, as it stands knocking on the doorsteps of our hearts.
K.T. Jong

It is not only the most difficult thing to know oneself, but the most inconvenient one, too.
H.W. Shaw

Our imagination is more powerful than knowledge.
Albert Einstein

Man can starve from a lack of self-realization as much as... from a lack of bread.
Richard Wright

God, why do I storm heaven for answers that are already in my heart? Every grace I need has already been given me. Oh, lead me to the Beyond within.
Macrina Wiederkehr

Man stands in his own shadow and wonders why it's dark.
Zen Proverb

If you can imagine it, you can create it. If you dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward

Oh! that you could turn your eyes towards the napes of your necks, and make but an interior survey of your good selves.
William Shakespeare
Coriolanus.

Every one of us has in him a continent of undiscovered character. Blessed is he who acts the Columbus to his own soul.
Author Unknown

"Know thyself" - a maxim as pernicious as it is odious. A person observing himself would arrest his own development. Any caterpillar who tried to "know himself" would never become a butterfly.
André Gide

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