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Knowing Yourself Quotes

Self realization and knowing yourself better is one of the biggest tasks that people are faced with these days. You must be smart if you know others but knowing yourself means you are wise and have discovered yourself. The more you know about yourself, the more you are entitled to living a joyous and happy life. What you stand for is so unique and to re-find yourself means just seeing proof of that. One of best ways to begin is go on a date with you! For some inspirational knowing yourself quotes, read the next section.

Kurt Cobain

I've always had a problem with the average macho man - they've always been a threat to me.

Pamela Anderson

You don't want to have to be the man and the woman in the relationship. I always say you want a man who can fix the toilet.

Carl Jung

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.

Aldous Huxley

My fate cannot be mastered; it can only be collaborated with and thereby, to some extent, directed. Nor am I the captain of my soul; I am only its noisiest passenger.

Larry King

I fantasized being a broadcaster.

Linda Evans

Money to me is just the biggest blessing in the world that allows me freedom.

Elie Wiesel

That is my major preoccupation, memory, the kingdom of memory. I want to protect and enrich that kingdom, glorify that kingdom and serve it.

Omar Khayyam

When I want to understand what is happening today or try to decide what will happen tomorrow, I look back.

Dwight L. Moody

I have had more trouble with myself than with any other man.

Gene Tierney

I am not the kind of woman who excuses her mistakes while reminding us of what used to be.

Drew Barrymore

I never regret anything. Because every little detail of your life is what made you into who you are in the end.

Elton John

And I talked to my doctor, and I must admit, you know, I'm sometimes quite renowned for my outbursts and I was just very frustrated, maybe a little frightened.

Kurt Cobain

I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.

Edgar Allan Poe

I became insane, with long intervals oft sanity.

Linda Evans

I always looked for a man to rescue me and bring me happiness. I bought into that myth, of course, and looked for my own Prince Charming.

D. H. Lawrence

Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you've got to say, and say it hot.

Zora Neale Hurston

I do not weep at the world I am too busy sharpening my oyster knife.

Tom Stoppard

Get me inside any boardroom and I'll get any decision I want.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.

Chi Chi Rodriguez

I don't exaggerate - I just remember big

Denis Waitley

As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We cannot choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.

Elton John

And I'm afraid, in this day and age, trust, which I count so, you know, I love loyalty. I love trust.

Gwen Stefani

I think I've been able to fool a lot of people because I know I'm a dork. I'm a geek.

Pamela Anderson

There's never going to be a great misunderstanding of me. I think I'm a little whacked.

Ulysses S. Grant

Everyone has his superstitions. One of mine has always been when I started to go anywhere, accomplished.

James Baldwin

An identity would seem to be arrived at by the way in which the person faces and uses his experience.

Virginia Woolf

I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realizes an emotion at the time. It expands later, and thus we don't have complete emotions about the present, only about the past

George Foreman

I've seen George Foreman shadow boxing and the shadow won.

Isaac Asimov

I don't believe in personal immortality; the only way I expect to have some version of such a thing is through my books.

Lee Iacocca

I have found that being honest is the best technique I can use. Right up front, tell people what you're trying to accomplish and what you're willing to sacrifice to accomplish it

Robert Frost

My sorrow, when she's here with me, thinks these dark days of autumn rain are beautiful as days can be; she loves the bare, the withered tree; she walks the sodden pasture lane

Linda Evans

Find out what you don't want to know about yourself, what you're afraid of.

Sun Tzu

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

Gilbert K. Chesterton

A man does not know what he is saying until he knows what he is not saying.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

I have no right, by anything I do or say, to demean a human being in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him; it is what he thinks of himself. To undermine a man's self-respect is a sin.

Dale Carnegie

First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.

Omar Khayyam

There was a door to which I found no key: There was the veil through which I might not see.

Cameron Diaz

I don't believe you should make fun of anyone but yourself.

Elton John

Because, I figured that, because I was a successful man, I was wealthy, I was, you know, seemingly intelligent - even that I am not intelligent enough to ask for help.

Zac Efron

Honestly, if the worst these people can say about me is that I'm gay, then I think I'll be fine. I can handle it.

George Harrison

I wanted to be successful, not famous.

Andy Warhol

I used to think that everything was just being funny but now I don't know. I mean, how can you tell?

James Stewart

I sort of got into Westerns... It was a sort of desperation move, really. I had several pictures that didn't go very well, and I just realized that I would have to try something else.

Calvin Coolidge

I have never been hurt by what I have not said.

George Foreman

George Foreman. A miracle. A mystery to myself. Who am I? The mirror says back. The George you was always meant to be. Wasn't always like that. Used to look in the mirror and cried a river.

Dr. Seuss

I meant what I said and I said what I meant.

Billie Jean King

I think self-awareness is probably the most important thing towards being a champion.

Gertrude Stein

I've been rich and I've been poor. It's better to be rich.

Norman Vincent Peale

Change yourself and your work will seem different.

Zig Ziglar

If you don't see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner.

Bill Watterson

I'm not dumb. I just have a command of thoroughly useless information.

Cameron Diaz

People think I'm trying to make a fashion statement because I never wear a bra. It's really that I'm a tomboy at heart.

Gene Tierney

I loved to eat. For all of Hollywood's rewards, I was hungry for most of those 20 years.

Richard M. Nixon

I wish I could give you a lot of advice, based on my experience of winning political debates. But I don't have that experience. My only experience is at losing them

Elton John

I have a much better relationship with the press than I did, I think because I stood my ground.

Gwen Stefani

I don't mean this in a stuck-up way, but I needed an attitude song.

Reese Witherspoon

It really bothers me when people don't use coasters. Particularly on my table.

Quentin Tarantino

I don't believe in elitism. I don't think the audience is this dumb person lower than me. I am the audience.

Pamela Anderson

I have this phobia: I don't like mirrors. And I don't watch myself on television. If anything comes on, I make them shut it off, or I leave the room.

Oprah Winfrey

Books were my pass to personal freedom. I learned to read at age three, and soon discovered there was a whole world to conquer that went beyond our farm in Mississippi

Henry Ford

As we advance in life we learn the limits of our abilities.

Wayne Gretzky

“I heard people say, 'Why would he want to do this?' My answer is 'Why not?' It is what I love. It's what I know.”.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.

Blaise Pascal

One must know oneself. If this does not serve to discover truth, it at least serves as a rule of life and there is nothing better.

D. H. Lawrence

Be a good animal, true to your animal instincts.

Henry Miller

I have no money, no resources, no hopes. I am the happiest man alive.

Carl Sandburg

I am an idealist. I believe in everything - I am only looking for proofs.

Stevie Nicks

I am pretty fearless, and you know why? Because I don't handle fear very well; I'm not a good terrified person.

Edgar Allan Poe

In criticism I will be bold, and as sternly, absolutely just with friend and foe. From this purpose nothing shall turn me.

Willie Nelson

I like myself better when I'm writing regularly.

Oprah Winfrey

I don't think of myself as a poor deprived ghetto girl who made good. I think of myself as somebody who from an early age knew I was responsible for myself,

Socrates

I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.

Henry James

I hate American simplicity. I glory in the piling up of complications of every sort. If I could pronounce the name James in any different or more elaborate way I should be in favor of doing it.

Charles Bukowski

If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose.

Lao Tzu

When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you.

George Washington Carver

I wanted to know the name of every stone and flower and insect and bird and beast. I wanted to know where it got its color, where it got its life - but there was no one to tell me.

Gertrude Stein

Argument is to me the air I breathe. Given any proposition, I cannot help believing the other side and defending it.

Annie Leibovitz

Nature is so powerful, so strong. Capturing its essence is not easy - your work becomes a dance with light and the weather. It takes you to a place within yourself.

P. G. Wodehouse

I know I was writing stories when I was five. I don't know what I did before that. Just loafed I suppose.

Epictetus

First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.

Bill Watterson

Reality continues to ruin my life.

Elton John

I am the most well-known homosexual in the world.

Lenny Kravitz

I am still into the people I listened to growing up, so I completely remember what is like to be a fan, I haven't changed.

Pamela Anderson

It's going to take a certain man for me to ever get involved with, because he'll have to realize I don't have two children, I have three. Tommy is always going to always be a part of my life.

Edgar Allan Poe

I have, indeed, no abhorrence of danger, except in its absolute effect - in terror.

Frederick Douglass

I could, as a free man, look across the bay toward the Eastern Shore where I was born a slave.

James Stewart

If I had my career over again? Maybe I'd say to myself, speed it up a little.

Charles Bukowski

I would be married, but I'd have no wife, I would be married to a single life.

Soren Kierkegaard

Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.

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Bill Bryson

The remarkable position in which we find ourselves is that we don't actually know what we actually know.

Paul Klee

To emphasize only the beautiful seems to me to be like a mathematical system that only concerns itself with positive numbers.

Les Brown

Don't let someone else's opinion of you become your reality.

Emo Philips

You know what I hate? Indian givers... no, I take that back.

Princess Diana

I'd like to be a queen in people's hearts but I don't see myself being queen of this country.

Gwen Stefani

I don't fight with people - like, I can barely fight with my husband because I'll just start crying instead.

Kurt Cobain

I'm so happy because today I found my friends - they're in my head.

Lenny Kravitz

I identify with women more than men. I guess I have a strong feminine side.

Pamela Anderson

There's no way I set out to be a certain kind of symbol - the way I dress is the way I am, the way I live my life.