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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don't know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox's or bear's, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there.
~ Meister Eckhart - [Self-knowledge]

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An humble knowledge of thyself is a surer way to God than a deep search after learning.
~ Thomas p Kempis - [Self-knowledge]

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Getting in touch with your true self must be your first priority.
~ Tom Hopkins - [Self-knowledge]

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He knows the universe and does not know himself.
~ Jean De La Fontaine - [Self-knowledge]

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He that knows himself, knows others; and he that is ignorant of himself, could not write a very profound lecture on other men's heads.
~ Charles Caleb Colton - [Self-knowledge]

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He who knows others is clever; He who knows himself has discernment.
~ Lao-Tzu - [Self-knowledge]

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I have the true feeling of myself only when I am unbearably unhappy.
~ Franz Kafka - [Self-knowledge]

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If people can be educated to see the lowly side of their own natures, it may be hoped that they will also learn to understand and to love their fellow men better. A little less hypocrisy and a little more tolerance towards oneself can only have good results in respect for our neighbor; for we are all too prone to transfer to our fellows the injustice and violence we inflict upon our own natures.
~ Carl Jung - [Self-knowledge]

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Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that is where I renew my springs that never dry up.
~ Pearl S. Buck - [Self-knowledge]

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It is, I fear, but a vain show of fulfilling the heathen precept, ''Know thyself,'' and too often leads to a self-estimate which will subsist in the absence of that fruit by which alone the quality of the tree is made evident.
~ George Eliot - [Self-knowledge]

 

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