Knowing Yourself Quotes

Exert your talents, and distinguish yourself, and don't think of retiring from the world, until the world will be sorry that you retire.

Samuel Johnson

You have to start knowing yourself so well that you begin to know other people. A piece of us is in every person we can ever meet.

John D. MacDonald

Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power.

Lao-Tzu

Knowing yourself is not so much about introspection and interaction. To know yourself is to realize that you are more than the little self that has been given to you by your history — the pattern that others made — that your true self is, in truth, much larger and includes other people, other cultures, other species even. That life is less about being and more about interbeing. We come to know ourselves, then, through coming to know each other. And the deeper that knowledge, the richer and more creative t he world we build together

Danny Martin

The only journey is the journey within.

Rainer Maria Rilke

Know thyself means this, that you get acquainted with what you know, and what you can do.

Menander

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.

Aristotle

Make it thy business to know thyself, which is the most difficult lesson in the world.

Miguel de Cervantes

I am, indeed, a king, because I know how to rule myself.

Pietro Aretino

Self-knowledge comes from knowing other men.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear a hundred battles.

Tzu-Sun

Yes, know thyself: in great concerns or small,Be this thy care, for this, my friend, is all.

Juvenal

Cricket's all right in spite of the newspapers, but the trouble is that three quarters of us don't know how to use our own gifts.

Dudley Carew

Don't you hate it when somebody knows you better than you know yourself?

Orson Scott Card

Nothing will ever die so long as it knows what to do under the circumstances, in other words so long as it knows its business.

Samuel Butler

Few men during their lifetime come anywhere near exhausting the resources dwelling within them. There are deep wells of strength that are never used.

Richard Evelyn Byrd

He that knows himself knows others.

Colton

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Updated On : October 15, 2013
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