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If you do not ask yourself what it is you know, you will go on listening to others and change will not come because you will not hear your own truth. (Quote by - Saint Bartholomew)

Sometimes it takes years to really grasp what has happened to your life. (Quote by - Wilma Rudolph)

People who concentrate on giving good service always get more personal satisfaction as well as better business. How can we get better service? One way is by trying to see ourselves as others do. (Quote by - Patricia Fripp)

There is no good reason why we should not develop and change until the last day we live. (Quote by - Karen Horney)

Experience isn't interesting till it begins to repeat itself-in fact, till it does that, it hardly is experience. (Quote by - Elizabeth Bowen)

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. (Quote by - Franz Kafka)

There are chapters in every life which are seldom read and certainly not aloud. (Quote by - Carol Shields)

Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment. (Quote by - Lao-Tzu)

A humble knowledge of oneself is a surer road to God than a deep searching of the sciences. (Quote by - Thomas a Kempis)

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. (Quote by - Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel)

If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people. (Quote by - Virginia Woolf)

He knows the universe and does not know himself. (Quote by - Jean de la Fontaine)

You never find yourself until you face the truth. (Quote by - Pearl Bailey)

Other men's sins are before our eyes; our own are behind our backs. (Quote by - Seneca)

Sometimes a person has to go back, really back-to have a sense, an understanding of all that's gone to make them-before they can go forward. (Quote by - Paule Marshall)

No man ever understands quite his own artful dodges to escape from the grim shadow of self-knowledge. (Quote by - Joseph Conrad)

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

Resolve to be thyself: and know, that he Who finds himself, loses his misery. (Quote by - Matthew Arnold)

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

We can't take any credit for our talents. It's how we use them that counts. (Quote by - Madeleine L'Engle)

No man remains quite what he was when he recognizes himself. (Quote by - Thomas Mann)

Awakening begins when a man realizes that he is going nowhere and does not know where to go. (Quote by - Georges Gurdjieff)

As it turns out, social scientists have established only one fact about single women's mental health: employment improves it. (Quote by - Susan Faludi)

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


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