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Self Knowledge Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Self Knowledge

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If money is your hope for independence,
you will never have it.
The only real security that
a man can have in this world
is a reserve of knowledge,
experience and ability.
- Henry Ford

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Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control;
these three alone lead one to sovereign power.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

In a drama of the highest order there is little food for censure or hatred;
it teaches rather self-knowledge and self-respect.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

The one self-knowledge worth having is to know one's own mind.
- F. H. Bradley

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There's only one effectively redemptive sacrifice,
the sacrifice of self-will to make room for the knowledge of God.
- Aldous Huxley

If you first fortify yourself with the true knowledge of the Universal Self,
and then live in the midst of wealth and worldliness,
surely they will in no way affect you.
- Ramakrishna

The deadliest foe to virtue would be complete self-knowledge.
- F. H. Bradley


 

In other words, knowledge of the external world begins
with an immediate utilisation of things,
whereas knowledge of self is stopped by this purely
practical and utilitarian contact.
- Jean Piaget

How pathetically scanty my self-knowledge is compared with,
say, my knowledge of my room.
There is no such thing as observation of the inner world,
as there is of the outer world.
- Franz Kafka

When I severe my connections with the A.I.A.
I do so with my own self respect, as a matter of pride
and I am sure within your knowledge of my character.
- Ralph Thomas Walker

I think that you have to do everything you can do to
empower girls when they are young,
from their education, to their successful independence,
to their sexual self-knowledge.
- Susie Bright

Without self knowledge, without understanding the working
and functions of his machine,
man cannot be free, he cannot govern himself and he
will always remain a slave.
- G. I. Gurdjieff

We read deeply for varied reasons, most of them familiar:
that we cannot know enough people profoundly enough;
that we need to know ourselves better;
that we require knowledge,
not just of self and others, but of the way things are.
- Harold Bloom

Knowledge of the self is the mother of all knowledge.
So it is incumbent on me to know my self,
to know it completely, to know its minutiae,
its characteristics, its subtleties,
and its very atoms.
- Khalil Gibran

On the basis of biological, sociological,
and historical knowledge, we should recognize that
the individual self is subject to death or decay,
but the sum total of individual achievement,
for better or worse, lives on in the immortality of The Larger.
- Hu Shih

All along we find that social life -
religion,
politics, art - reflects the stages reached in the
development of the knowledge of self;
it shows the social uses made of this knowledge.
- James M. Baldwin

There is no self-knowledge but an historical one.
No one knows what he himself is who does not know his fellow men,
especially the most prominent one of the community,
the master's master, the genius of the age.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

The intellectual takes as a starting point his self
and relates the world to his own sensibilities;
the scientist accepts an existing field of knowledge
and seeks to map out the unexplored terrain.
- Daniel Bell

When time and space and change converge,
we find place.
We arrive in Place when we resolve things.
Place is peace of mind and understanding.
Place is knowledge of self.
Place is resolution.
- Abdullah Ibrahim

Fear is a question: What are you afraid of,
and why? Just as the seed of health is in illness,
because illness contains information,
your fears are a treasure house of self-knowledge if you explore them.
- Marilyn Ferguson

Forgiveness is an act of self-love and respect.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

What lies behind us and what lies before us
are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
- Joseph Campbell

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Listen to the compass of your heart.
All you need lies within you.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

You are a magnificent gift to the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

To thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

With realization of one's own potential and
self-confidence in one's ability,
one can build a better world.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

When I let go of what I am,
I become what I might be.
- Lao Tzu

When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves
and our own self-preservation,
we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness.
- Joseph Campbell

Smile broadly, sing loudly,
paint your rooms in bold colors,
search every rabbit hole
for a magical white bunny,
have caviar for breakfast
and oatmeal for dinner,
wear a purple coat with a red hat -
dance lightly with life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Forgiveness is the only way to heal
- don Miguel Ruiz

Each man is the architect of his own fate.
- Appius Claudius

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

That you may retain your self-respect, it is better
to displease the people by doing what you know is right,
than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
- William J. H. Boetcker

The way to develop self-confidence
is to do the thing you fear
and get a record of successful experiences behind you.
- William Jennings Bryan

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Forgiveness is the cleansing fire
that burns away old regrets and resentments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Freedom from desire leads to inner peace.
- Lao-Tzu

I sail the seas of life as the MASTER of my ship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To have a friendship with God,
all I really have to do is have
a friendship with my Self.
- Neale Donald Walsch

The miracle is not that we do this work,
but that we are happy to do it.
- Mother Teresa

I will dance a little.
I will move with the wind.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Give yourself the gift of forgiving
everyone you are angry with -
for every action you resent.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
- Edmund Hillary

In my own deepening understanding of myself
I find my capacity to serve others is deepened as well.
The better I am at self-care
the more genuinely nurturing of others I am able to be.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

In forgiveness you grant, and more so
in the forgiveness you receive.
- Terry Goodkind

You go against yourself when you
judge or blame yourself for anything
- don Miguel Ruiz

Your example is far more influential and inspiring
than any words of instruction, or threats,
or even words of encouragement.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I forgive for my own sake,
that I may transmute my resentments into Unconditional Love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One important key to success is self-confidence.
An important key to self-confidence is preparation.
- Arthur Ashe

Grin your smile; giggle your laugh; unfurl your joy;
dash the last trace of your self-consciousness;
and cavort your most uninhibited play.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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